How to Rein in Runaway Emotions

Science has identified a clear link between your thoughts and emotions and your physical and mental well-being. When you think a negative thought toxic chemicals flood your body triggering intense emotions like anger, despair, jealousy, anxiety and bitterness (Who Switched off My Brain? Dr. Caroline Leaf). Allowed to remain, these emotions will destroy your physical, […]

Fear Buster–Break the Power of Fear

Fear is a powerful emotion that can steal hope, dissipate energy, trigger depression, and undermine confidence. It’s also a culprit I know too well. In fact, last December I was battling a fear that almost pushed me into a vortex of depression.

Why I Have Hope for the USA

As I write these words I’m with my son, Paul, in Washington, D.C. From the roof-top of his fourteen story apartment building, we’ve got a clear view of the Washington Monument. Tonight we’ll watch the firework display. I look forward to the eye-candy of sparkling confetti that will illumine the sky and monument below.

Getting People to Change Who Don’t Want To

I was surprised to discover a Harris poll that revealed over 90 percent of the people surveyed would change their lives dramatically if they could, and they ranked such intangibles as self-respect, affection, and acceptance higher than status, money, and power (Herding Cats, Warren Bennis). People don’t like the way they live, but they don’t […]