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On Chin Bobbing

There is something interesting about human behavior that I have noticed since I’ve been a child, but have never heard it discussed, much less explained. I’d love to figure it out. I remember riding my bike as an eight-year-old, and … Continue reading

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Communicating Without Controlling Part II: Speaking Your Wants

This is the second in my blog series on Communication. This material comes from Susan Campbell’s book, Saying What’s Real. I find her suggestions have been extremely helpful to me to further develop with my partner our intimacy and trust. … Continue reading

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Accessing the Power of Gratitude

I have been noticing the fall changes lately, enjoying walks filled with breathtaking colors and warm sunlight, and eking out those last few bike rides in mild weather. Sujata and I are also making our Thanksgiving plans, and I’ve been … Continue reading

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What I See Is Me

I have been turning this thought over for months now, never quite getting to the point of writing about it, because I’m not sure I know how to get this across clearly to my readers: What I see is Me. … Continue reading

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On Assumptions, Judgments, Beliefs

We all love a good story, especially the ones we make up. Other stories we buy retail from a respected authority, like our parents, teachers, or church. Stories become our assumptions, judgments about ourselves and others, and our beliefs. There … Continue reading

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On Becoming Sixty

I recently passed the landmark of sixty years of age. Forty was sort of a rite of passage into “middle age,” and at fifty years I stepped fully into being an elder in the world. This, the start of my … Continue reading

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On Resistance

A few months ago, I had decided that it would be in my best interests as a professional life coach to facilitate a tele-class on the subject of committing our hearts to be open and at peace. The topic is … Continue reading

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Grounding Charges with Others

Do you have dealings with people that leave you feeling really angry, scared or sad? Do you feel an inclination to blame that person for leading you to where you feel these intense feelings that set your heart at war? … Continue reading

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10 Natural Laws #10: Give More and You Will Have More

Nice guys finish last. The early bird gets the worm. It’s a dog eat dog world. We’ve all heard these quotes, and there is a measure of truth in them. They reflect a perspective or belief that life is a … Continue reading

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10 Natural Laws #9: Your Self-Esteem Must Come From Within

From the time we are born, we are completely dependent on adults around us for our existence. Fortunately, we are wired to respond to infants’ cries and coos with our attention, nurturance, and feedback. We learn from infancy that others … Continue reading

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10 Natural Laws #8: Negative Behaviors are Overcome by Changing Incorrect Beliefs

Last week I blogged about how you satisfy needs when your beliefs are in line with reality. This week is about the flip side of that. Beliefs we have that are not in line with reality are “incorrect.” Now I … Continue reading

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