Tag Archives: What is respect

Cultivating Compassion Part 1 of 2

This post on compassion is the first of a two-part installment drawn from principles shared in my book, Choose Your Energy: Change Your Life! Compassion is not sympathy. Sympathy is laced with judging because it involves feeling sorry for someone. … Continue reading

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The Game of Life

In the previous post we explored the power of curiosity in neutralizing the fear-fueled, judgmental, discouraging, self-sabotaging and downright cruel voice in our heads. Here’s a brief recap before diving into today’s real life example of curiosity in action. Fear … Continue reading

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CURIOSITY: Your Perspective-Altering, Stress-Busting SUPER POWER

Fear festers in dark and isolation. The moment you expose fear to examination in the light, you begin to dissipate its power. Nowhere is this more true than when fear shows up as its relentless ugly cousin, judging. When I … Continue reading

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Stressed Out and Stuck?

Getting the blues occasionally is common. I know first-hand how debilitating long-term discouragement can become if left unchecked, having suffered multiple episodes of depression in my lifetime. During my 30 years as an organization transformation consultant, I served as a … Continue reading

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The Liberation Found in Going with the Flow

Have you ever known someone who seemed to be born with all the advantages—money, status, intelligence, opportunity—but floundered and ricocheted through life in a constant state of frustration, lack and misery? Have you ever known someone who appeared to be born … Continue reading

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The Empowering Grace of Self-Compassion

Flight attendants instruct us on every flight that should an oxygen mask drop down in front of us, we must put on our own masks before attempting to help anyone else. That seems selfish and counterintuitive for most of us. … Continue reading

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To Change Your Reality, Change Your Story

Every day, Jerome begins his work by telling himself his favorite story: I’m not valued around here. They’re heaping on the work just to see when I’ll quit. I’m sure to be passed over for promotion. His co-worker, Alissa, has … Continue reading

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