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Breaking the Cycle of Toxic Desires

What Do You Want?

Image of the word Desire

  • A boyfriend/girlfriend.
  • A better job.
  • A bigger house

Your desires are endless. And that is good.

Without desire there would be no growth. But there is a big difference between a desire for something different and the feeling of desperation caused by a belief of lack.   [Read more…]

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“To Infinity…and Beyond!”

Perspective is Everything

Infinity Room – House on the Rock
Spring Green, WI

Near my house, there is a unique (I use this word very intentionally) site called The House on the Rock.

The house was built into the side of the cliff face by an architect several decades ago.  The house is fascinating, but my favorite room is called the “Infinity Room”.

The sides are constructed of panes of glass.  It stretches out from the rock face hundreds of feet over the forest floor.

The room gets progressively smaller as you walk down the “hallway”  out into ‘infinity’.  The perspective makes it seem as if the room continues forever. [Read more…]

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“Be Careful Little Eyes…” & The Truth About Perspective

Photo Credit: Samuel Johnson

“You seem really driven,” she said.  This, from a woman I had never met before.

Is that how people see me? I was startled.

It’s amazing what you can learn about yourself and the world through someone else’s eyes.  This observation can develop into a debilitating belief or it can become a powerful tool for transformation.  You choose!

Try it.  What did you learn about yourself?

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Why Do “What If’s” Still Scare the Sh*t Outta Me?!?

What if’s

I hate them!

What if I can’t measure up to their expectations?

What if she/he doesn’t like me (the way I dress/talk, etc.)?

What if they don’t think I’m qualified enough?

A Broken Measure

Here’s the deal! The “what if” ruler is a flawed measuring device. With it, we place ourselves up against unrealistic or impractical expectations and units of measure that just don’t matter in the long run.
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