Your Response

  . “We have absolutely no control over what happens to us in life but what we have paramount control over is how we respond to those events.” Viktor E. Frankl . Much of our lives is spent in reaction to others and to events around us. The problem is that these reactions might not … More Your Response

In Denial

    . “Above all, don’t lie to yourself. The man who lies to himself and listens to his own lie comes to a point that he cannot distinguish the truth within him, or around him, and so loses all respect for himself and for others. And having no respect he ceases to love.” Fyodor … More In Denial

A Better You

.   “It is our choices, that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities.” J.K. Rowling . I have come to understand that a limiting factor with so many of us is that we think we will be happy when we reach a certain level in life – a level we see … More A Better You

For Yourself

  .   ”Our entire life … consists ultimately in accepting ourselves as we are.” Jean Anouih . In times of need we so often forget that we can do is to be there for ourselves. By evaluating the pieces and trying to understand them, turning into solutions that make sense enabling us to move … More For Yourself

Self Deception

  . “Lying to ourselves is more deeply ingrained than lying to others.” Fyodor Dostoyevsky . We all lie, we lie to ourselves. We are lying to ourselves because we seek comfort. We are lying to ourselves because we are afraid of the unknown. A lie is something that we make ourselves believe in order … More Self Deception

To Be Grateful

  . “Do not spoil what you have by desiring what you have not; remember that what you now have was once among the things you only hoped for.” Epicurus . If you believe that the good life is all about success and having more, then it can be difficult to find the balance to … More To Be Grateful

A Success Mentality

.   “Mind is a flexible mirror, adjust it, to see a better world.” Amit Ray . All too often we go through life with an expectation that things ‘should be‘ a certain way. And, when that does not happen, we are upset, frustrated, and angry. We then make ourselves and others wrong. We start … More A Success Mentality