10 Reasons We Don’t Do What We KNOW To Do

Hello My Friend! This question has been with me for decades. I’m fascinated by how human beings operate with their knowledge. We know a thing and we know it’s the best thing to do – will bring us maximum happiness, peace, success, health, etc, etc… But yet we fail to take action. WHY?? I’ve asked this […]

Future Me – What About You?

Hello Dear Friend, This picture warmed my heart, touched my soul and made me grin. I got a clear picture of me in my golden years. So now I have to make sure to make it happen!  I want to be a senior who creates art and beauty. And so it will be! How do […]

The Wisdom of Mistakes – 8 Powerful Pics

Hello Dear Friend, We just don’t seem to get this “humanity” thing… we MAKE MISTAKES! Relationships ending, families torn apart, prisons doing zero reforming, communities and nations living in the past and even at the individual level…folks just not forgiving themselves (or others) for past mistakes. So very sad. First of all, let’s see mistakes […]

Enough Talk – 3 Steps to ACTION Today!

Hello Dear One, This has become my battle cry – Take Action NOW! I’ve long felt that the self-help industry is too much about writing and reading great-to-good to redundant  books and not enough about people feeling their empowerment and TAKING ACTION. We need to read less about taking action and simply take action…even if […]

The #1 Reason WHY People CHANGE.

Hello My Friend! What do you think the #1 reason is – why people change? Nothing to do  (kinda strong, I know!) with planning change, thinking about change, visioning and imagining change, being lectured about change or reading about change! Let’s stop the delusions about all this other stuff. Yes, they help to prepare people […]

Are You Yelling From The Sidelines or LIVING Your Life?

Hello My Friend!  “You don’t make progress by standing on the sidelines…You make progress by implementing ideas.” Shirley Chisholm  was perhaps referring to the political arena as she was a Congresswoman – the first African American female actually, but this clearly applies to every venue of life. At Home …with children and spouses…talk and complain less […]

3 Steps to Taking Action Today

Dear One, This has become my battle cry – Take Action NOW! I’ve long felt that the self-help industry is too much about writing and reading great-to-good to redundant  books and not enough about people feeling their empowerment and TAKING ACTION. We need to read less about taking action and simply take action…even if only […]

Moving From “I won’t” to “I did!”

Hello my Friend, This handy chart is a powerful reminder of the building blocks of action: Admission, Desire, Asking, Thought, Belief, Intention, Commitment and finally ACTION. Where are you on this journey to action?  0%       I won’t                                  If you say it, it is so 10%     I can’t                                    Whether you believe you can or you can’t, […]

What is the point of self-HELP?

    MentalHelp.net   Seriously, why bother with fixing this and fixing that? Why be better at getting better? What is the point, really, of self-help, self-love and self-esteem?  Is it to just feel better about you, your life and your loved ones? And then what? Is it to be perceived as a good and […]