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Going out on a limb…

"It is not because things are difficult that we do not dare; it is because we do not dare that they are difficult." — Seneca Proverb Hmmm…do I really believe this bit of old wisdom? Seems to me that when we dare and go out on a limb, well then, that's when difficulties begin! And we find ourselves thinking "I …

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Understanding Our Goals…

"We don't understand the importance of our attitude. My attitude at any point is like the sunken part of the iceberg. I start out from the conscious affirmative part which is like the tip. I'm quite surprised-and unprepared-to meet resistance from this unconscious part. Yet my attitude is largely governed by this resistance. You have to see the resistance. You …

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Walking in the face of fear

"What would you do if you had no fear?"… I've been here in Fire Island, New York for the past two weeks and I'm amazed at how in intuitive I can be when the pressures of everyday life are removed. It's as if a veil of illusion is pulled back from my eyes and all I need to do is …

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More On Understanding Our Goals…

Act as if it were impossible to fail. – Dorothy Broude Last time we talked about our "iceberg" and how, so often, it's the unconscious aspect of our psyche which is in the driver's seat of our lives. This can be particularly true when creating major goals or new realities for ourselves. We say we want a new career or …

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Procrastinating out of fear…

"It's not the load that breaks you down; It's the way you carry it." — Lena Horne This quote reminded me of something that, I think, we all face. That something is "fear" and how it affects our daily lives. "What's that?" you might say. "Fear in my daily life. Not really. I'm no mountain climber…" I've got news for …