But, sadly, according to US News, 80% of those are forgotten by the second week of February.
How can we stay in the awesome 20% who are really going for their dreams?
When it comes to our personal money picture, who’s really running the show?
No, I’m not referring to the government or the taxman or even your employer. I’m talking about something much more insidious and deep-rooted.Continue reading
Am I the only one who finds the infamous Nike slogan, ‘Just do it’, a touch irritating?
When I see or hear it I start chuntering away to myself; ‘Yes, yes, I would if I could’ or ‘If only it were that simple’.
So why is it so hard so much of the time?Continue reading
What is it about bank statements?
Just yesterday my husband handed me an envelope saying, ‘This has been knocking around for a week. Shouldn’t you open it?’
‘Yes, I know, I know. I’ll open it later’, I muttered.
And I could feel the familiar sensations – not fear exactly, but a slight nausea in the pit of my stomach, a lump in my throat, a feeling of being in trouble, and flashes of past statements with dwindling income and numbers in the red.
That’s the Mind-Body-Money connection at work.Continue reading
Have you ever (like me and probably the entire population of the Western world) tried one of the many weight-loss diets that exist?
Was it a wonderful, satisfactory experience, that enabled you to reach your goal weight easily and smoothly? (You may have already noticed a bit of sarcasm here...)Continue reading
Don’t you just love it when you notice something – say a word or an object – and then in the next few days you spot it over and over again?
Is that coincidence, your R.A.S. (your Reticular Activating System – those neural circuits in the brain that filter information and have you suddenly hear your own name across the room at a party), your intuition, or even a nudge from the Universe?Continue reading
Do you ever have a hard time making decisions, choosing between one course of action or another?
Or, on an even deeper level, are you still trying to decide ‘what you want to be when you grow up'? Trying to discover what your ‘passion’ is, what really makes you tick?
As a violinist, pursuing a career in performing music (at last), I have been told many times, ‘You are so lucky. You know what you love to do. I haven’t a clue.’Continue reading