The Art of Aliveness – How to Listen From the Heart.

The Art of Aliveness – How to Listen From the Heart.

Can you remember when you first learned to read?   When all of a sudden a whole new world opened up, and you were able to delve into adventures and mysteries unavailable before? For me, it was the difference between feeling trapped in a small village in the Black...
Emotional Detox: 5 Steps to Cleanse Negative Feelings

Emotional Detox: 5 Steps to Cleanse Negative Feelings

Life is messy.   No matter how hard we try to stay balanced, disrupting events are part of our daily lives and 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. It...
Want to Electrify Your Life? Start Saying Yes.

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. It’s the country where my dad had grown up and where I went to high school in the 70s. While visiting, I had the opportunity...
Want a Better Life? Create It.

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...
What’s Your Life Worth to You?

What’s Your Life Worth to You?

Do you know what your life is worth to you?   Can you measure it in money, happiness, or quality of time? A few weeks ago, I spoke to a woman who’d been unemployed for more than three years. She told me that most of that time she spent worrying, applying...
Create a Year that You Love Every Day

Create a Year that You Love Every Day

The first few weeks of the New Year can feel a bit like a letdown, especially if you had high hopes for better habits and new beginnings. It’s easy to fall back into familiar routines and schedules that speed up time and push life forward. All too soon new days...