The unintended impact of your mindset

Last week my F-150 had to be towed from the side of the highway and I was happy. A lingering problem which was difficult to diagnose finally showed itself. The location was as convenient as possible given how close to home it happened (rather than way up north on...

The stress of your choices

I was at a conference last week where one of the topics presented was on stress. The presenter was referring to an experiment from the 60’s in which rats were used to better understand what causes stress. The experiment drew connections between the rat’s ability...

1,000 excuses and not one good reason

Over the past few years I had an exercise routine. For example, I was out running 4-5 days per week. I felt great, I had lost a significant amount of weight, and my blood pressure was heading in a good direction. Then around a year ago the routine fizzled. For the...

What are you attracting?

The law of attraction states that by focusing positive or negative thoughts, you can bring positive or negative events into your life. I have been aware of this law for a while and have been forming my own beliefs around it. Is it possible for me to create a positive...

It’s all just data

One of the things I love about my working life is the opportunity to teach people in workshops and conference talks. When I do workshops, I ask for feedback. Generally, the feedback I receive is positive with some great comments. Recently, I received negative feedback...