Your Expectations vs What’s Possible

When we think about what we want, we often think about what has to happen to get it. Depending on how different what we want is from what we have, we craft seemingly impossible scenarios which would be necessary to get what we want. We think we actually know what to do. We don’t. Because…

The Effects You Caused

Sure, you know how it feels. [Fill in whatever “it” means to you in this moment.] Which is what it takes to feel empathy for others, as well as help you move toward your goals. The only problem is, you’re kind of feeling sorry for yourself. Right now, you’re so focused on using the perspective…

You Want More…of something

You may find yourself wanting “more,” but you’re just not sure what “more” is. The good news is, you don’t have to figure out what “more” is. Simply wanting “more” of anything is your call to take a journey. It will take awhile, but if you’re dedicated to something “more” you will find it. You…

Wish Granted, Now What?

You know that old saying, “Be careful what you wish for?” It’s true…because you just might get it. Basically, in getting what we want, we only see the good it would bring. We fail to realize, until we’re faced with the struggles which come with getting a wish dropped in our laps, that even what…

Your Formula for Success…or Failure

The frustration and anger you are experiencing are just part of the formula you’re using. Have a look at the formulas above and see which fits your approach best. Then think about how to change your approach, your formula, to get you where it is you want to go. Remember, you are the only constant…

Your Conditions for Happiness

I know what you’re thinking. Money eases the burden of uncertainty. The opposite of uncertainty is (obviously) certainty. Certainty is safe and if we’re safe, we’re a bit freer. When we’re free, we’re happy. But this approach to money, as well as happiness, is fleeting. It’s actually quite a long journey through a variety of…