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Do You Blame When Things Go Wrong?

Do You Blame When Things Go Wrong?

Imagine that you are driving home from work the last day before your big vacation. All you have been able to think about for the last week is your ten-day Mediterranean cruise to all those places you have long wanted to visit. You can hardly wait to get home and do your final preparations before […]

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How to Be Less Emotionally Reactive

How to Be Less Emotionally Reactive

Hello my friend, Today, I want to talk about a reactive mindset. I know from my own experience as well as working with thousands of people that it is easy to be reactive. By reactive I mean we let events, circumstances, and other people determine our feelings and/or actions and then we act in ways […]

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The Power of Belonging

The Power of Belonging

We know that happy people have the best social relationships. This is true whether you’re an introvert or extravert. The ways each individual seeks and expresses connectedness will differ but it’s still important to our long-term happiness. Simply put, happiness comes from intersecting our lives and merging our stories with those of others. My Journey […]

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The Power of Kindness

The Power of Kindness

The philosopher Plato is quoted as saying, “Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a battle you know nothing about.”   We don’t know that battles that are going on in the lives and hearts of others. But they are real and we can make life a little easier as we practice the power of […]

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The Relationship in Your Head

The Relationship in Your Head

In my last post, I wrote about strategies to build meaningful relationships. I want to continue this theme today by sharing a way for you to improve your relationships by taking responsibility for the relationship in your head. Be Proactive But first I want to say that responsibility means you’re proactive. You’re not waiting for […]

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Five Strategies to Build Meaningful Relationships

Five Strategies to Build Meaningful Relationships

Photo by Priscilla Du Preez on Unsplash There’s a lot of evidence that positive relationships are the most important factor in our happiness and well-being. And I want to suggest that building meaningful relationships requires intentionality on our part. They don’t happen by magic. Nor do they happen by waiting for others to take the […]

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How Would You Rate Your Social Connections?

How Would You Rate Your Social Connections?

If you’ve been following me for long, you know that I write about the ABCs of happiness—appreciating, becoming and connecting. From my study of the topic of happiness for many years now, I’ve reduced happiness to these three themes. Beginning today, I want to share some thoughts and also research about the third part of […]

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My Ideal Self, 10 Years in the Future

My Ideal Self, 10 Years in the Future

o This is the time of year when many of us set goals. In fact, I spend the first few days of the new year thinking through my personal and professional goals. It was a useful exercise and I’ve come away with clarity and enthusiasm for this upcoming year. In general, our goals have to […]

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What My Customers and Students are Saying

As a counselor, I found the insights and strategies to be incredibly valuable. The knowledge and skills have not only deepened my understanding of effective parenting but have also enriched my ability to support other families in navigating the challenges they face. I was particularly impressed by your emphasis on fostering open communication and building strong relationships within families. Your strategies for effective communication, active listening, and conflict resolution are not only applicable but also transformative. With utmost enthusiasm, I wholeheartedly recommend this course to fellow counselors, parents, and anyone invested in fostering positive family dynamics

Najiha Khan

Student Counselor AKES program, and student in Parenting to Raise Responsible, Mature Children

Thank you does not express the emotion I feel when I think of you! You have taught me so much and I live you and thank you for all you have done for me and my family. Thanks for the love and guidance when I thought I was lost. Thanks for validating my feelings and supporting me in my life.

Linda Hatch

student in Making Things Happen Seminar and a number of online courses

The Hero’s Choice is a very powerful and compelling story. It will make you smile and it will also move you to tears. The writing style and story line reminds me of Og Mandino’s books. If you love his books you will surely love this one

John Chancellor

mentor and coach; founder of Teach the Soul and top Amazon reviewer

As a counselor who uses positive psychology, this has been a very enlightening course; not only for use in future sessions, but also on a personal level as I did the exercises. My only regret is coming to the end. Loved the engaging teaching style.”

Gavriella K

student in Claiming Your Power to Live a Happy and Abundant Life

The course is short and concise as the author defines a process with actionable steps and guidelines for handling difficult conversations. In the last sections, there are some common scenarios in which you can see how the whole process comes into play and recognize the notions outlined in the first part. Before taking the course, I was clueless on how to even approach such a discussion, but now I feel like I have the notions and the tools to improve my confrontational skills.

Marius Necula

student in Performance Management: Confronting Poor Performance

Prior to your training, I had success, but felt trapped in a life that was void of meaning and purpose. But this experience changed my life. It brought about a fresh perspective, a view that I had not seen before. That was four years ago. My journal and workbook are still with me all of the time, and I reflect on the goals that have been accomplished since the retreat. My long-term vision remains, clearly in front of me as I continue to create new goals that are congruent with this vision

Marcus Mosley

consultant and participant in Life Quest Seminar

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