Flow. “Life is a series of natural and spontaneous changes. Don’t resist them – that only creates sorrow. Let reality be reality. Let things flow naturally forward in whatever way they like.” – Lao Tzu Yes. That sounds lovely. In theory. This word, Flow, is the the one I chose to guide me through 2016. […]

Word of the year: FUN!

2012 Word of the year: FUN! Resolutions are like goals – they keep you moving forward and provide some much needed motivation when the going gets rough. I love them. January usually feels like the perfect time to push that “re-do” button.   New year’s resolutions get a bad rap, though. Most people say something […]

Authenticity, part 4

Joy is the last and final practice of courage.   Joy is the culmination of the previous three practices. Without the first three practices, joy is just another “to-do” item on your list. The first three create the dept in which you can fully express and live in a place of joy. This joy is […]

Authenticity, part 3

The third practice of Authentic Courage is Faith. Faith is a result of motivation. This is your big WHY. Faith is the practice of moving forward, despite the obstacles. It is the ability to seek a goal in spite of any obstacle. To do this, we must understand that the ends justify the means. Have […]

Authenticity, part 2

Now, lets talk about Bravery.   I will not waste your time talking about physical bravery – like the movies. Here, I want to talk about psychological bravery. It is the decision to change. Not the actual change, but the decision to do so.   Let me tell you about Samantha.   Samantha was just […]