Tag Archives: personal development

Have You Suffered Enough?

A few months ago I had a conversation with my son. He was asking me why people sometimes stay in unsatisfactory relationships or situations for so long. I told him that, “When the pain of the current situation becomes greater than the … Continue reading

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Grow or Die

It has been said that when we stop growing, we begin dying.  Hearing that quote recently got me thinking about growth, all of the stages of growth, and the fact that in nature, (which we are a part of), growth … Continue reading

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Tell Me How You Really Feel

“Communication – the human connection – is the key to personal and career success.” Paul Meyer Vocabulary.  Remember having ‘vocabulary tests’ in school?  As a grade school student every week we would be responsible for learning another random list of … Continue reading

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Making the Shift

So far in the past few posts we’ve covered Energy, Consciousness, Catabolic & Anabolic Energy, and Responsibility. Today, I will cover the basics of shifting from catabolic energy to anabolic energy.  As mentioned previously, the first step is awareness. Being … Continue reading

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Responsibility

The first energy level that begins to be anabolic is the level of responsibility.  In the Energy Leadership model this would be Level 3 energy. This is the level where we begin to take responsibility for our own reactions and … Continue reading

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Destructive Energy

The lowest levels of energy are catabolic.  The term catabolic literally means to “throw down”.  In physiology, catabolism refers to destructive metabolism. It is the breaking down of living organisms of more complex substances into simpler ones.  Our bodies produce … Continue reading

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Barely Conscious

Sometimes when I’m asked what I do for a living I’ll answer, “I help people discover their level of consciousness.”  It’s always fun to see what kind of response I’ll get.  I think sometimes people get a picture in their … Continue reading

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Words with Friends

One of my real passions is helping people communicate better, and one of the beliefs I have about communication is that it works better when people are being themselves.  So, in an effort to help people communicate better, and in … Continue reading

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Stormy Weather

Se’arah Bekos Mayim. A storm in a teacup.  A hurricane in a glass of water.  The phrase above is a Hebrew proverb that has its English equivalent in the idea of making a mountain out of a molehill, the latter … Continue reading

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Can You Hear Me Now?

When was the last time you really listened to someone?  And when was the last time you really felt heard?  Did you know that “being heard” is considered a basic human need?  And yet I often have clients tell me … Continue reading

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