finding life's meaning


Make Yourself Happy First

Do you take care of everyone else in your life first, only to realize that you have no time left for yourself? It's tempting to put the needs of others before your own; it doesn't require discipline, thought or self-reflection. "Let me quickly take care of this and...

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Want a Better Life? Create It.

The One Thing I Don't Like About My Job   If there's one thing that I don't like about my job, it's this: out of 10 people I work with, only two or three take the steps that are necessary to bring about the change they want to see in their lives. The others hire...

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Emotional Detox: 5 Steps to Cleanse Negative Feelings

Life is messy.   And no matter how hard we try to avoid them, disrupting events are part of our day-to-day lives and are often difficult to avoid: someone cuts you off in traffic, you are late for an appointment, you get a nasty phone call, or you watch the news....

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Want to Electrify Your Life? Start Saying Yes.

A few years ago, I visited my parents in Chile - a place they escape to for six months every year to avoid the cold German winters. My dad grew up in that beautiful South American country and I went to high school there in the 70s. While visiting, I had the...

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Create, Grow & Renew – A Spring Exercise

Happy first week of Spring!   What a splendid time for renewal, new creations, and joy. Now you can open your windows, let the warm air fill your home and enjoy nature's outburst of colors and growth. Even here in California we are blessed with vibrant fields of...

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