Your Mercury Retrograde Rx (Prescription)

Play Podcast (Cut to the chase? The usual Mercury Retrograde Cautions) Well… in keeping with Mercury Retrograde’s timing issues, I thought I’d submit my observations late. Wouldn’t want to disappoint Mercury, now would we? Have you ever sat on a still train when the train beside you started to move and it felt like it…

Astrology & Choice… How your Sun Sign affects your choices

(Originally Published 9/9/11) “It’s not what happens to you, but how you react to it that matters…” —Epictetus (55-135) Greek Philosopher How do you choose to respond to your life today? That might sound like a strange question coming from an astrologer, huh? Many seem to think that astrology will tell you how you should…

Announcing A New Approach to Overwhelm & Procrastination

For the past few months I’ve been developing an exciting workshop collection! (I will announce workshop dates as they become available). What has emerged is a new Life Development paradigm to increase personal awareness and create transformational change towards your intentional life. Over the coming weeks, I will be publishing this new series in blogs…

Stress Relief; It’s All In Your Head, part 2

[buzzsprout episode=”42697″ player=”true”] This is Part Two in a Two-Part Series… To recap from Part One… We were talking about how stress is really about stressful feelings in relation to an experience that we perceive as stressful. It’s the way we individually view these stressors that actually causes the feelings of stress, not the stressors…

Stress Relief; It’s All In Your Head

[buzzsprout episode=”42046″ player=”true”] This is Part One in a Two-Part Series… “Stress relief” is a “hot topic” these days, and it seems as though our modern lives are becoming increasingly stressful all the time. We’ve got financial worries, information overload, job layoffs, mortgage issues, wars… the list could go on. Yet, some people are less…

On Your Marks.

http://www.buzzsprout.com/3089/40707-on-your-marks.js?player=small Many of today’s thought-leaders tout the importance of living meaningful lives. They provide profound and deeply meaningful offerings to get us moving: step-by-step solutions, workbooks, and inspirational videos, transformational prose, pod casts, workshops, seminars… and nearly all of the information can be powerful, and holds true wisdom. They incite us to: make powerful contributions…

Why “Surviving” is Killing You

[buzzsprout episode=”40177″ player=”true”] “Huh?” Yup, that’s right. “Killing time” is killing you. You, with the baffled expression on your face staring into the computer screen, you are here for a reason… Whether you believe in a “higher power” or not, there is something you are uniquely suited for, your “gift”, something that brings some light…

Walking the Walk

I can talk the talk, but can I walk the walk? Just this week I had an opportunity to find out.

Early Morning, January 2, 2012… “Wham!”

The flu… Fever of 102°, chills, headache, congestion, the whole shebang. Welcome to the New Year… Sheesh!

But the plot thickens… I was scheduled to give a workshop on 1/8 of all new material at a new venue! As the days passed, and the Kleenex boxes rotated, I knew I’d have to decide. Would I honor my body’s need to recover, or would I push it to the limit?

The Holiday Gift of “Choice”

Everything can be taken from a man or a woman but one thing: the last of human freedoms to choose one’s attitude in any given set of circumstances, to choose one’s own way. – Viktor Frankl from Man’s Search for Meaning [buzzsprout episode=”37889″ player=”true”] In the above quote, Viktor Frankl refers to his personal experiences…