Seven Must Read Books


The Best Recent Titles for Inspiration, Motivation and Personal Revolution More information is published on just about any subject than ever before. As Tesla founder Elon Musk says, “You don’t need college to learn stuff… you can learn anything you want for free.”1 I adore this piece of advice. There are two challenges when attempting … Continue reading Seven Must Read Books

DESIRE: Stop!! Buying That Will Not Make You Feel Better!


How I’m beating impulse buying and so should you! Later in life, I am finding that I am attached to some ideas that don’t add up. These ideas have and are having a serious impact on my life. One of them I am trying to move beyond is materialism. Many studies show that those who … Continue reading DESIRE: Stop!! Buying That Will Not Make You Feel Better!

Five Reasons Five Years Is Too Long to Wait


It’s Mental Health Awareness Week (Oct. 4-Oct. 10). The World Health Organization estimates between 30% and 80% of people with mental health concerns don’t seek treatment1. On Armchair Expert Podcast, it was reported that it takes five years for someone with depression to seek treatment. The average person suffers for five years before taking steps … Continue reading Five Reasons Five Years Is Too Long to Wait

Five Reasons We Love To Travel


I ask every person I interview “If money was not an issue, how would you spend your life?” Almost everyone answers, traveling! As human beings, we love travel. Studies show that we are more optimistic about our work after travel and we improve social connections and communication skills1. Among other things, traveling alone can boost confidence, … Continue reading Five Reasons We Love To Travel

The Psychology of Politics (and what we can do to cope)


Our beliefs about politics are personal. We don’t like to discuss our beliefs as a measure of self-protection. Often, for good reason. Here are some things to keep in mind about politics and our interactions with other humans. Politics. In civilized company, it’s something we’re not to discuss. It’s divisive, personal and uncomfortable. Yet, it’s … Continue reading The Psychology of Politics (and what we can do to cope)

The 4 Things You Should do NOW to help prevent Seasonal Affective Disorder


A strange anxiety hangs in the background of my psychology this year. If you’re like me, when the summer fades a fog moves in. I’m less engaged, tired. There’s a loss of hope and inspiration. I want to sleep all the time. Older now, I have an anxiety about this state and these feelings. The … Continue reading The 4 Things You Should do NOW to help prevent Seasonal Affective Disorder