Adopt-an-Emotional Muscle: COMPASSION

How can you respond “at the highest energetic level” when someone is frustrating you? Hurting you? Being difficult or pissing you off? The answer is….with “compassion.” That is, of course, if you value your inner peace. Compassion means “understanding” and “accepting” where another person is emotionally, mentally, physically or spiritually. With greater understanding and acceptance… Read more »

Inner Peace, Earthquakes and Calming "The Adrenaline Rush"

Yesterday, at 11:42am Pacific time the walls started shaking vigorously. As millions of southern Californians, I wondered what this was about. My first thought was our beloved neighbor. When he runs up and down the stairs, our condo shakes and reverberates throughout. Perhaps it was his washer or dryer going haywire? Could he be blaring… Read more »

Cheryl Richardson: Masters of Coaching Interview TOMORROW

Conversations with the Masters of Coaching SPECIAL CONFERENCE CALL INTERVIEW Cheryl Richardson, MCC Tuesday, July 29th, 2008 12 Noon PST (3pm EST and 8pm London time) Register for FREE at * Would you like to know the success secrets of writing FOUR books, doing PBS Specials, creating products, supporting an online community AND maintaining… Read more »

Inner Peace Post-Surgery: Why not?

I had a little surgery today. And… in those first few minutes of consciousness, a wave of gratitude and inner peace overwhelmed my entire nervous system. Almost to the point of tears. All I could think of was capturing this precious slice of life. When was the last time you had one of those moments?… Read more »

What is Everyday Inner Peace?

When you think of “inner peace,” I bet you’re a lot like me, and you imagine the quiet stillness of meditation, spending time in nature or relaxing in the evenings or on weekends? Isn’t inner peace generally associated with a passive state-of-being, and not so much the A – C – T – I –… Read more »

Zen and the Art of Tax Season

Tax season and inner peace don’t seem like they go together. Unfortunately, for most CPA’s they don’t go together at all. Tax season and stress are just the way of life. But, not for all. John Mathias approaches his life and his tax season differently. And, he recently took some pointers from his dog Luna…. Read more »