Eliminating Excuses

Seven questions to begin the process of eliminating excuses from Dr. Wayne Dyer in his book, Excuses Begone. 1. Is it true? 2. Where did it come from? 3. What is your payoff? 4. What would your life look like if you did not have that belief? 5. Can you create a...

An Acronym for Problems

John Maxwell presents in his book, The Difference Maker an acronym for PROBLEMS. P – is for predictors which help us mold our future R – is for reminders – a reminder we cannot succeed alone O – is for opportunities that pull us out of the ruts, prompting us to think...

Inside the Head of a Therapist and the Lessons Learned

Eight Life Lessons from Sherry Petro-Surdel. Lessons Learned as a Therapist. There is always a payoff and a payback for any behavior we engage in. You cannot change what you are not aware of. We can’t solve a problem with the same mindset that created the problem. We...

Find Courage

Never succumb to the temptation of bitterness. ~Martin Luther King, Jr.
You have to accept whatever comes and the only important thing is that you meet it with courage and with the best that you have to give. ~Eleanor Roosevelt





Follow Your Path

When you find your path, you must not be afraid. You need to have sufficient courage to make mistakes. Disappointment, defeat, and despair are the tools God uses to show us the way. ~Paulo Coelho





Please Vote!

In Republics, the great danger is, that the majority may not sufficiently respect the rights of the minority. ~James Madison
Fear of difference is fear of life itself. ~M. P. Follett
Please vote!






It is not our differences that divide us. It is our inability to recognize, accept, and celebrate those differences. ~Audre Lorde






Better keep yourself clean and bright; you are the window through which you must see the world. ~George Bernard Shaw






Your worst enemy cannot harm you as much as your own unguarded thoughts. ~Buddha






Every thought we think is creating our future. ~Louise L. Hay
Self-disciplined begins with the mastery of your thoughts. If you don’t control what you think, you can’t control what you do. Simply, self-discipline enables you to think first and act afterward. ~Napoleon Hill
The ancestor of every action is a thought. ~Ralph Waldo Emerson






Anger is a signal and one worth listening to! ~Dr. Harriet Lerner






Go within every day and find the inner strength so that the world will not blow your candle out. ~Katherine Dunham






To live is to choose. But to choose well, you must know who you are and what you stand for, where you want to go and why you want to get there. ~Kofi Annan






Kindness is the language the blind can see and the deaf can hear. ~Mark Twain






Stillness within one individual can affect society beyond measure. ~Bede Griffiths





Take Care

Take care of your thoughts when you are alone. Take care of your words when you are with people.






How different our lives are when we really know what is deeply important to us, and keeping that picture in mind, we manage ourselves each day to be and to do what really matters most. ~Stephen R. Covey