Career counseling

February 13 2019

I was asked to speak to a group of Nepali students on “Career counseling.” I wrote a few things down.

When you’re uncertain, you’re uncomfortable. No one likes being uncomfortable. That’s why we go to doctors to get medicine instead of taking vitamins.

In addition to telling you to take vitamins and… More...

Fight fire with water

February 09 2019

Stop fighting and relax. Instead of trying to confront obstacles head on, look for ease. Can you infuse confrontations with love? Bring fluidity into challenging situations? Maybe you feel stuck. Sometimes desired outcomes happen as a result of less effort, not more.

When you’re feeling the heat at work or at home, weave cool and… More...

The difference between an amateur and a professional

February 01 2019

An amateur hopes a goal will happen. The professional sets a goal then works backwards.

An amateur cuts with words. Professionals look for ways to raise their own game while lifting others alongside them.

An amateur relies on hope. The professional acts and demonstrates results.

The amateur… More...

Where’s the leak?

January 24 2019

If find your concentration veering or feel easily distracted, your efforts are probably not fully focused. Without directing your power, the goals you have set for yourself will remain just that – goals, with no clear outcome.

It is worth tracking your thoughts and daily activities to see where your energy “leaks” are. Scheduling your routine accordingly can help you counter those moments in… More...

Your daily dose

January 11 2019

Choose wisely:

  • water
  • tea
  • coffee
  • sunshine
  • yoga
  • walks
  • ocean
  • mountains
  • fields
  • flowers
  • cloud watching
  • star gazing
  • sunset savoring
  • sunrise chasing
  • writing
  • journaling
  • weightlifting
  • running
  • cycling
  • multivitamins
  • movie theaters
  • bookstores
  • libraries
  • laughter
  • family
  • friends
  • dogs
  • cats
  • horses
  • lunch dates
  • coffee dates
  • phone calls
  • handwritten letters
  • Skype sessions
  • farmers markets
  • newspapers
  • cooking
  • cleaning
  • gratitude
  • Netflix
  • wine
  • chocolate
  • naps
  • painting
  • drawing
  • building
  • dreaming
  • planning
  • driving
  • singing
  • listening
  • talking
  • giving
  • receiving
  • surprises
  • candles
  • love notes
  • playlists
  • music
  • Podcasts
  • quiet
  • reflection
  • meditation
  • prayer

Take as needed.

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Be the observer

January 06 2019

What do you see?

Opportunity or obstacle?

Loneliness or space to create?

Connection or obligation?

Necessity or investment?

Inconvenience or growth?

Pain or lesson?

Those who are against you or those who push you to do better?