Have you ever tucked a fortune cookie into your pocket because you liked what it said? Or have you looked at your horoscope and had your stomach sink in disappointment? Common, fess up, you have done it and I have, too! But why do we let such things have even a fleeting moment of negative influence on our day? That little message tucked in that fortune cookie can be a powerful reminder of possibilities, dreams or personal attributes that often get forgotten in everyday life. Regardless of … [Read more...] about Using Personal Growth to Predict Good Fortune
Looking for compassion, gratitude, and sameness in tragedy... When I first looked at the news footage of the Boston Marathon Bombing, I felt absolutely sick. It was surreal. While so many people were aiming to achieve their personal best, others seem to have sunken to a personal worst. It's hard not to feel anger when you are looking square in the eyes of malicious intent. But after a week or so, I witnessed miracles. While watching the story evolve, and looking at the same footage - again … [Read more...] about Did you See the Boston Marathon Explosion Miracles?
A closer look at CARE A great cause reminds me of what truly matters in the world and all that I have to be grateful for. A great cause helps me pause in the middle of my life routine and busy work day to regain a global perspective. I named my business “Global Alignment” to remind my team and myself how we can positively impact the world by aligning in our sameness instead of separating in our differences. Can we remember to replace “I” with “We” in a global way? Beyond our global … [Read more...] about Global Alignment’s Pause for a Cause: Walk In Her Shoes
Do you need to find your left and right alignment? These days, we often are asked to complete a personality test for career or personal development reasons. We hear words such as right or left brain, sensing and judging, but what does this stuff mean anyway? Does it really have bearing on what is important in our daily life? You may be wondering if you are a right or left brain person. How do you determine which one you are? There are personally tests that help people discern a variety of … [Read more...] about Are you a Right or Left Brainer: Free Personality Test Review!
Classifying Ourselves and Others It's hard to watch the news or look around ourselves without seeing so much strife. Outrageous acts against humanity seem commonplace, and it can be hard to digest. This strife can strike our own lives as well. The sting of hurt feels even worse it is delivered by the hands of people you trust and love. We have likely all experienced this sort of betrayal at work, in our home, or in our relationships. It's incredibly difficult and painful! When trust is … [Read more...] about Good Guys vs Bad Guys: Personal Development Beyond the Illusion!
´There is no path to peace. Peace is the path.´ ~ Mahatma Gandhi, "Non-Violence in Peace and War” Minimalism as a lifestyle is not a new trend. In fact, many of the world´s top minds embraced minimalism in one fashion or another. Ghandi was a minimalist by situation. Einstein reputedly had a closet full of black suits and white shirts that he ignored when dressing each morning. Ours is a society that loves stuff. The more you seem to have, the happier you are apparently supposed to be - at … [Read more...] about Embracing a Minimalist Attitude: A Personal Development Plan