Whether we are aware of it or not, many of us carry wounds with us throughout our lives that were created by the lack of praise we receive from those who care about us the most. We all need to be acknowledged and thanked for what we do – so why is this not a common practice? Perhaps because we generally don’t ask for what we need. In this video Laura Trice explores the concept of actually asking for the [...]
Archive for October, 2010
“People don’t buy what you do they buy why you do it.” Business owners know what they do. But do they know why they do it? Do they have a plan that is driven by a belief that customers can hold on to and support because they share the same values? Many businesses are run with the purpose of making money, yet those businesses hardly see the success of mega companies like Apple. According to Simon Sinek this is because [...]
Each of us, at one time or another, have been subjected to adversity. But it is not the types of struggles that we endure that shape us – it is how we react to those challenges that really makes a difference. This movie, inspired by a lesson a grandmother teaches to her granddaughter, reminds us that we can either be torn down by life’s circumstances or raised up. How do you choose to react? Watch the “Carrots, Eggs, or Coffee [...]
Moving on from past hurts and practicing forgiveness is extremely important for our growth and well-being. But what we don’t often talk about, however, is the importance of cultivating compassion and forgiveness for ourselves. Depending on the severity of the situation, we are usually far more open to moving past transgressions that have occurred with those closest to us then we are to not blaming ourselves for things that haven’t worked out in our lives. We hold ourselves to impossible [...]
Why is it that one man can have a large amount of monetary wealth and feel less than abundant while another man can have little to nothing and feel as if he has all the wealth in the world? Abundance is a concept open to interpretation and without a defined set of parameters. So where do you stand on the abundance scale? Let me begin by pointing out what may be obvious to some: abundance is not entirely about dollars [...]
Often times in our attempt to find success or peace within our lives we forget to monitor the well being of our bodies. Achieving mental health, however, depends just as much on a well balanced diet as it does on positive thoughts and affirmations. If your daily food intake is making you feel sluggish and tired or if it’s simply not giving you the nutrition that your body needs then it’s time to make some changes. Considering what a daunting [...]
According to Steven Johnson, connecting to others is key when it comes to formulating any great idea. So in this day and age when connectivity is at the forefront of our society but distraction runs rampant, are we actually hindering our ability to create really awesome ideas? Watch this video to get some very interesting insights that you can apply to your own life and career. Please share your thoughts by leaving a comment below. Thank you.