• If you’re a magnet, what are you attracting?

    One of my favorite ways to think about Law of Attraction is this: “The Law of Attraction is most understood when you see yourself as a magnet getting more and more of the way you feel.” —Abraham I love the simplicity of this concept. I’m a magnet, attracting more of the way I feel. You […]

  • Mind your own business and have more energy

    If your spouse, children, parents, boss, coworkers, neighbors, and friends would just do what you want, you’d be a whole lot happier. Right? Imagine you could wave a magic wand and get everyone in line with your wants, needs, and preferences. It would immediately and automatically eliminate a significant amount of friction, frustration, and energy […]

  • 8 ways to spring clean your mind

    Winter is over and that can only mean one thing: It’s time for spring cleaning. This time of year makes us want to throw open the windows, air out the house, and do some deep cleaning. It feels good to let the sunshine in and make your surroundings shine and sparkle. And there’s no doubt […]

  • I’m an INFJ, and embracing that has made all the difference

    I’m an INFJ on the Myers-Briggs personality assessment. What that means for me is… Alone time recharges me. Brainstorming is as natural as breathing. A 5-year plan excites me. I’m wired to find meaning and follow hunches. People come first, then facts. Loud drains me. I’m single-minded in pursuit of a vision. Potential and possibility […]

  • Throwing an adult-sized tantrum

    Thinking the worst and throwing a tantrum

    Last week I received news: Something I wanted very badly might not happen. I would like to say I calmly sat down, said the Serenity Prayer, and did the work of teasing out what was in the change category versus the acceptance column. God grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change; […]

  • Are you paying the price of inauthenticity?

    Are you paying the price of inauthenticity?

    The other night Hans came across a great quote by Ralph Waldo Emerson. “To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.” He knew the quote would resonate because as an INFJ on the Myers-Briggs I place a premium on authenticity. The quote sparked thoughts […]

  • What's not wrong?

    What if you stopped thinking in terms of negatives?

    What if you reconnected with possibility. Rather than focusing on what you can’t do, what if you focused on what you can do. What if you focused on what is possible. What if you moved beyond your lengthy list of all that’s wrong and not working in your life—and get very clear about what is […]

  • What are you resisting?

    What you resist has a sneaky way of persisting

    What you resist, persists. —Carl Jung Sometimes it’s hard to look life in the eye. Maybe you’re feeling disappointed about where you are with your goals, your year, or where you thought you’d be at this stage in your life. And maybe you’re keen on making changes. You feel inclined to just get into action […]