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Get Off the Hamster Wheel

As I write this post, I see a sticky note on my computer in my peripheral vision. It reads, "Miracles don't happen unless you do something." It's my reminder to consistently take action toward what I say I want in my life. It's a lovely intention, but not one I always ...

Three Tips To Help You Be Here Now

“Most humans are never fully present in the now, because unconsciously they believe that the next moment must be more important than this one. But then you miss your whole life, which is never not now.” -- Eckhart Tolle The passage of time is a fascinating thing. As a child, we want to ...

A 5-Step Life Evaluation To Do Right Now

Why does it often take some sort of tragedy for us to stop and reflect on how we're living our lives? It's so easy to go about our routine, practically sleepwalking through life, and before you know it, 10 years have passed. Melissa and I just received some heartbreaking news about her ...

Clutter’s Secret Messages

Here in the northeast USA, the sun is finally shining and the temperatures have risen above 60 degrees. I've got my windows open to air out the stale winter-ness that has been hanging around for far too long. I love feeling the breeze come in and the movement it creates in my house. ...

The Road to Peace Is Lined with Gratitude

Gratitude is a powerful thing. The more you're in touch with all there is to be grateful for in your life, the more likely you are to experience joy on a regular basis. You've probably heard the idea of keeping a gratitude journal, where you write three or five things you're grateful ...

Are You Operating from Love or Fear?

By now, I'm sure you've heard about Governor Mike Pence signing the "Indiana Religious Freedom Restoration Act" into law last week, and the strong, negative reaction that decision is getting from private citizens, companies, organizations, and even entire states. Many see it as a thinly-veiled way of legalizing discrimination, giving business owners the ...

Time for Some Tough Love?

Halle-freakin'-lujah, the sun is out today and it's a balmy 40 degrees F. Little Kerri is entirely fed up with winter and she wants consistent, springtime temperatures. Stat. We've had an historically cold and snowy winter here in New England this year. Our first real storm of the season dumped about ...

Celebrate All Parts of You

My wife, Melissa, has always loathed the question, "What do you do?" She thinks it's a lazy and uninteresting conversation starter. As someone who has no desire to define herself by her job, she'd much rather talk about her hobbies or what gets her fired up in life. I used to ...

The Power of the Adjustment Period

When I left for the airport a couple of weeks ago, the car said that it was one degree outside. Seven hours later when I arrived in Belize, it was 90 degrees with 85% humidity. My body nearly went into shock, the difference was so extreme. It took me about three or ...