Archive for November 2010

Helping People Surpass You

It’s been said that we’ll usually help our friends reach a level close to ours, but we’ll decline to help them surpass us. For example, if a friend is struggling financially, you may be willing to help them avoid a foreclosure if you’re able to do so. But can you summon the will to help…

Spirit

You’ve taken many painful lumps Survived life’s tearful turns Endured some brutal bruises, bumps, And saintly savage burns Be grateful for the strength you’ve gained Your inner muscles bulge But lips are drained and legs are chained By fears you still indulge Your animator kept from view Locked up inside a cell It pleads release…

Connecting From the Heart

How do you create a heart-centered connection with someone close to you? I think the best way to do it is to let the other person see you naked. I don’t mean this in the physical sense, but in the emotional-spiritual sense. As you converse with the other person, talk about your career; then let…

30-Day Supertrials

For years I’ve been recommending the 30-day trial as a way to install a new habit or replace a bad habit. Many people, myself included, have used this practice to successfully make behavioral changes — and have them stick. Now it’s time for the advanced version: The 30-Day Supertrial. [cue trumpets] A Quick Review When…

The Power of Connections

One of the conscious growth principles I’ve been teaching for years is the principle of Love. This principle states that you’ll grow significantly faster — and enjoy the process of growth much more — when your life is rich in supportive, encouraging connections. People violate this principle constantly — and to their detriment when they…

How to Manifest Money

I’ve written a lot about the Law of Attraction already, but in this article I’m going to focus specifically on the how-to aspects of manifesting money. Playfulness The most important aspect of manifesting money is to approach it from the right heartset. Think of your heartset as the overall vibe of your relationship to the…

One Year After Separation

Erin and I have now been separated for more than a year after deciding in Oct 2009 not to continue as husband and wife. In this post I want to share some thoughts on what that first post-separation year has been like (after 15 years together as a couple, 11 of them married). It’s my…