Life has enough complications. Building a joy list is one sure way to overcome them. One of the best depression remedies is building your joy list. We all face times of trials and tribulations. Anyone who thinks that we can get through life without any hurdles is living a life of delusion. The . . . → Read More: Building Your Joy List: Maintaining Happiness
Living a Life of Respect
I have the pleasure of speaking once or twice a month for Respect Institute, which was founded by Joel Slack, who has a diagnosis of schizophrenia. Respect Institute is made up of speakers who have experienced mental health issues, as have I. Yesterday, three of us spoke at Saint Louis . . . → Read More: Finding Success by Living a Life of Respect
a-success filled life
Do you want a success filled life? Who doesn’t? We all desire happiness, fulfillment, and success.
Take heed of the following six golden rules for a Success filled life.
Number One: Live as though you are a part of everyone. What hurts one, hurts all. What helps one, helps all. Strive to . . . → Read More: Six Golden Rules for a Success Filled Life
Manifesting the Life You Want:
So many of us live lives that are not fulfilling. So what can you do to go about manifesting the life you want? First of all, what does it mean to manifest? The thesaurus defines it as “easy to see or perceive.” Turning your dreams into a reality which is . . . → Read More: Manifesting the Life You Want: Success Secrets.
So what is optimism? How often have we heard, look on the bright side? I think that optimism is widely misunderstood. It does not involve a Pollyanna attitude of always feeling upbeat and cheerful. Optimism is not characterized by a constant state of happiness. And optimism is not characterized by the total absence of . . . → Read More: Optimism: The Great Healer
How Can Trust Help Build Successful Relationships?
What exactly is trust in a relationship? How can trust help build success in our lives? How can trust help us in our marriages, our careers, and our lives?
To have a successful relationship there should be a trust based belief in each other. If honesty does not . . . → Read More: What is Trust in a Friendship? How Can Trust Help Build Successful Relationships?
Trauma to Recovery:
How can you move from trauma to recovery?
I was listening to NPR today while driving back home and heard a wonderful Ted talk about resilience, recovery, and lifetime baselines.
Happiness, resilience, and recovery are built into our genetic code. In utero, everyone of us are imprinted with an enormous capacity to . . . → Read More: Trauma to Recovery: Coping with Happiness, Resilience, and Faith
child-sex-abuse, mental illness…and-addictions
I spoke today at Saint Louis Psychiatric Center on Arsenal Street. I have been a regular speaker for Respect Institute since having taken Respect training in July of 2013. One fact jumps at me. During the course of my ten or more presentations, I keep hearing the same two themes: sexual abuse . . . → Read More: Child Sex Abuse, Mental Illness, and Addictions