Where Are You On The Ladder of Selves?

The “ladder of selves” was a concept of British philosopher, Colin Wilson.  It is an excellent metaphor for how our mood effects our relationships with others and how we experience…

Tragedy Does Not Define Us

I sat down at my computer this afternoon to write an article for my Blog. I knew this date was approaching, but it didn’t fully hit me, until I looked…

A Story About Becoming Yourself

Do you have a desire to make a change in your life or follow a dream, but for whatever reason, you feel obliged to stay on your current path?  If…

When Helping is Harmful

I believe we are all here to help each other.  Helping others is admirable, but there is a tipping point.  If we help too much, it can be harmful to…

Tuning Out

Have you ever been subjected to terrible music playing over a business sound system?  If so, you know that you are unable to control the music. How can you tune…

Ten Attributes of a Great Leader

What are the ten attributes of a good leader? Too often people in leadership roles are arrogant, self-centered, uncaring, narrow-minded and distant.  True, they may be able to get tasks…

Are You Reacting or Creating?

We use the same letters from the alphabet to spell these two dynamic words with distinctly different, nearly opposite meanings.  It’s a reminder of the choices we have when we…

Are You Clinging To A Dead-End Relationship?

Sometimes giving up is the answer. To continue to stay in a dead-end relationship because you don’t want to give up, may not always the best option in romantic relationships….

When is Enough, Enough?

I wish there was an easy, multiple choice test a person could take to determine if it is time to leave a relationship, change jobs, close a business, walk away…