You Should Be Using This Awesome Shortcut Too

shortcut  How many times have you experienced the following: With the passage of time, something that felt 100% horrible when it happened turned out to be just what you needed at the time?

If you’re like most people you’ve experienced this continually, throughout your life.  You’ve had enough experience with it to know that, very often, what you think is awful turns out to be the opposite.

What if I could teach you a shortcut to reaching that perspective?  What if you didn’t have to wait all that time before realizing, discovering, and getting the benefits of something that feels terrible right now turning out to be just what you need? Continue reading

Why Everyone Is Tired of Your Big ‘Ol “But”

And  Want to play with story-telling magic?  Don’t say the word “but” all day.  Instead, use the word “and”.

The stories you tell come true.  The both form and shape, as well as reveal, your beliefs.  Thus, the stories you tell yourself (the meaning and value you assign to everything) are of seminal importance and value. Continue reading

How to Be Grateful When Someone Poops on You

cow-manure  Here’s a great story to remind you that, almost every time, whether something is “good” or “bad” is merely your perspective.

One October a Robin decided to stay up north for the winter.  His friends all told him he was making a mistake and begged him to come south with them.  But he was resolute in his decision.

After all his friends left, the Robin lived it up; he had no competition for all the food and he loved it.

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