Archives: October 2017

Should You Sacrifice Your Financial Stability to Pursue Your Dreams?

Do you have to sacrifice your financial stability in order to build your dreams?

Many of the people I work with have asked me things like:

“Do I have to give up my job in order to pursue my dream? It’s safe and comfortable, but what I REALLY want is to be pursuing something else…”

“But I’m worried that if I go for my dream and it doesn’t work out, I’ll have given up everything that I’ve built up until now. What should I do?” (more…)

The Time I Was Incredibly Rude at the Airport, and the Invaluable Life Lesson I Learned from It

The life lesson I learned by getting mad at taxi drivers, airport security and missing my kids’ spring break.

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Years ago, I committed to speak at a conference, without realizing at the time that this speaking engagement would cause me to miss most of my children’s spring break.

When the event was over, I wanted to get home as quickly as possible so that I could spend at least a day with my kids before they went back to college.

I’d already arranged to catch an earlier flight over the phone.

I thought everything was sorted out for me to arrive home early…

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Are You Drinking Poison, and Expecting the Other Person to Die?

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Some relationships can make letting go of resentment seem impossible.

They can feel so unhealthy or toxic that, once we finally get out of them, all we want to do is leave them in the past and keep moving forward.

We have no desire to reconcile with the other person who we may feel has wronged or betrayed us…

And we may even look for ways to avoid running into them out there in the world, because we don’t want to be reminded of our negative or painful experience.

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