What are you about?

What are you about?

It is easy to forget when you get caught up in keeping up – running your business, advancing your career, maintaining the home, supporting your family, engaging with friends, staying healthy.  Life becomes a series of tasks. Joy fades. You go through the...
Change the Conversation With Yourself First

Change the Conversation With Yourself First

I woke up at 4:30 am on Saturday so that I could trail run before the trail got crowded. I find being alone on the trail clears my mind. I often have great insights while train running. It gives me an incredible sense of freedom to be surrounded by pine-covered hills,...
Stop chasing happiness. Start choosing you.

Stop chasing happiness. Start choosing you.

Happiness is, and always has been, a choice.  A decision to take care of you and cultivate an internal state of equanimity, no matter what.  Happiness is not the end, it is the means to the end. When you choose to be happy, regardless of your financial...
How Dis-Ease Creates Disconnection

How Dis-Ease Creates Disconnection

There is a disease out there that plagues almost everyone. Few, if any, are immune. It wreaks havoc on relationships, careers, and health. It leads to all manner of addictions, depression, extramarital affairs, identity crises, dysfunctional relationships,...
The hidden addiction behind the addiction

The hidden addiction behind the addiction

You’ve given up drinking, only engaging in an adult beverage once in a great while so you’re not the booze hound. You don’t smoke tobacco or marijuana or crack. You don’t snort cocaine. You don’t binge eat or compulsively exercise. You...