What If Life Were Easy?

“I ask not for a lighter burden, but for broader shoulders.”    -Jewish Proverb   Years ago I received a master’s degree in Asian religions.  I was mostly interested in Buddhism.  I found the philosophy fascinating and an accurate picture of what I saw happening around me.  The foundation of Buddhist philosophy is often summed … Read more

10 Things You Should Let Go Of To Be Happy

Below is a list of 10 things you should let go of to be happy.  Happiness really is a choice.  It will not come to you from another person, job or experience.  Lasting happiness comes from within.  If you are angry or frustrated, sad or stressed, the key to your happiness lies in letting go of these … Read more

How I Transformed My Life In One Day

Millions of people have experienced the power of James Allen’s book “As A Man Thinketh”.  It has been cited by generations of prosperity and success authors and has touched hearts for over a century.  In this incredible short classic (which is in the public domain and is available on youtube here) there is a quote … Read more

How to Overcome a Phobia of Public Speaking in a Few Minutes

I have taught many classes and spoken to many different groups.  When I first began, I was nervous and my performance wasn’t so great, but as I became more comfortable in front of groups my performance improved significantly.  So did the experience of those attending.  It took me quite a few years to learn how … Read more