Posts Categorized: Fulfilling Lives

Inner Peace and the 7 Keys to Profound Happiness – #2 Daily Gratitude

2.  Daily Gratitude. This isn’t a new concept.  However, putting it CONSISTENTLY into practice IS new, at least for me. At the Mega-Book Marketing conference, I heard Jack Canfield speak about the “gratitude rituals” of featured speakers in The Secret. Apparently, each morning before Rhonda Byrne gets out of bed, she connects with feelings of… Read more »

Inner Peace Tip #9 – How Do You Maintain Inner Peace, Calm and Sanity When Facing a Terminal Disease or When a Loved One Is Facing This Diagnosis?

I have tremendous compassion and empathy for anyone having to face a terminal disease or who has a loved one facing this diagnosis.  First and foremost, it’s important to understand how anything but inner peace can exasperate and even accelerate disease. If you’re supporting a loved one, your added stress can be contagious too. Instead, this… Read more »

Personal Achievement or Spiritual Evolution: Can you have BOTH? Take charge or let go? Or?

In the world of personal development, there seem to be two distinct camps.  Both approaches seem to lead to the same thing — happiness and INNER PEACE.  Is one approach, more effective than the other?  How can we make sense of the sometimes contradicting approaches? The Camp of Achievement First is the goal-oriented, achievement-based, power-filled doctrine. … Read more »

Inner Peace and the 7 Keys to Profound Happiness – #1 Weekly Check-Ups

Some days my happiness quotient feels like it’s sailing off the charts.  Maybe it seems I’m always rather cheerful.  Trust me, I’ve ridden my share of emotional roller coasters.  I’ve prided myself in being “very human,” which — in my mind — meant feeling every human emotion. But, maybe my husband is right.  Maybe HAPPINESS IS… Read more »

Inner Peace and Spring Cleaning – Move 21 Items

Feeling stuck? In a holding pattern in your work, health or relationships? Are you ready to “stir up the energy” and create some momentum? Here’s a simple assignment that will help you “unclog”…and get the energy moving in your life. SOULFUL CHALLENGE: Move 21 Items in your home or office. That’s it. Yes, it’s that… Read more »

Inner Peace Tip #7 – How Do You Maintain Inner Peace When You Have Someone in Your Life Who is Interfering with That?

Your inner peace is a function of what is going on inside of you and is independent of others behaviors, words or emotional reactions.  If I’m clear that I’m whole, complete and grounded in my body, then how can someone truly interfere with my inner peace? Remember three things: In any situation, you can always… Read more »

Inner Peace Tip #6 – How to find Inner Peace When Constantly Bombarded with New Information

The “information age” has made it ridiculously easy for individuals to transfer information freely, and sometimes it is just “too much!” I’m sure you can relate.  Fortunately, you are at choice (even if you forget sometimes.) Just because information is coming at you, doesn’t mean you need to absorb it all now. 1. Become CLEAR… Read more »

Inner Peace… in the NOW

Finding Peace in the NOW… Monday, April 5th was my birthday. Typically birthdays are a day to take-off work, get a facial, pamper oneself and bask in celebration…right? Well, sort of. This year’s birthday came in the middle of LOTS of projects coming to fruition. Launching a 5-city tour, 4 JV calls next week, introducing… Read more »

Inner Peace Tip #5 – What are the Benefits of Being Calm for Type A's?

Aside from all the health benefits, including greater energy, slowing the aging process, reducing likelihood of disease, longevity, deeper sleep, greater enjoyment of every moment, more harmonious relationships, having greater access to your creativity, the biggest benefit for Type A’s is this – PRODUCTIVITY. Not to mention, you’ll be more pleasant to be around… which… Read more »