Archive for August 2012

Judging vs. Creating

I recently asked some people to explain the difference between being judgmental and being selective. I received dozens of different answers. Some people said that being selective is milder, more logical, less emotional, or more practical than being judgmental. Others felt they were just different words to describe the same thing. And still others had…

Intentional Tracers: Time and Space

Playing with intentional tracers is a lot of fun. In Edmonton last week, Rachelle and I decided to manifest ketchup and a dollar, meaning that we wanted a free dollar, and it would need to have some connection with ketchup. A few days later, we found $1.25 on the floor under one of the seats…

Exercise Your Freedom Fully

Many people become self-employed to have more freedom and flexibility. Not as many take full advantage of those benefits though. It’s common for people to find themselves self-employed in ways that make them slaves to their desks. They may have removed their old boss, but they ride themselves just as hard as their old boss…

Dancing with Raw

I went back to eating 100% raw again last week (being going a little over a week so far). I found the transition pretty easy this time. Since I’ve dabbled in eating raw quite a bit, including going for 6 months at one stretch, I find it pretty easy to reload the associated habits, such…

Are You Playing the Waiting Game?

Lean into action in spite of your doubts. It’s unreasonable to expect perfect clarity in advance. A fuzzy idea is good enough. Ideas don’t normally become crystal clear when you’re standing still and pondering them. In fact, they rarely become crystal clear even after you’ve implemented them. When I get an idea for a new…

Happiness First, Then Everything Else

If you accept a job, a relationship, or a lifestyle that you merely tolerate — but don’t appreciate — you’re putting other concerns ahead of your own happiness. Social conditioning may have convinced you that sacrificing your happiness to maintain a certain bank balance, to send timely payments to corporations to which you’re indebted, or…