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Embrace the Mocha

What happens when you shift from feeling frustrated to embracing “what is” and getting to a place of choice? I’m at O’Hare for the second time this week, for the same flight. The first one was canceled after I got here for a 7:00 a.m. flight, so you do the math about when I got […]

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Indecision

How is indecision different from thinking about things? You will often hear people with Truth Life Energy say, “Let me think about that.” This gives them time to process what you’ve said, do their research, and then go inside to make the best decision for the situation. That is different than indecision. If you need a […]

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Are You Running Around Like Your Hair’s on Fire?

There’s a difference between being busy and running around like your hair’s on fire! We often confuse the two, thinking that if we are really, really busy it must mean we are getting things done. Additionally, we often think if we are busy it must mean we are effective. So, that brings us to the […]

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The Upside of Shifting from Should to Could

There is a difference between should and could. “Should” always has a judgment attached to it and “could” offers you choices. It doesn’t matter if you say it or think it, every time you use “should” you set up an internal resistance. You may not even be aware of the resistance, but it is there. […]

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“I Don’t Know” is Not the Answer

How many times do you answer “I don’t know” when asked your opinion? Is that answer your way of avoiding taking a stance? Do you defer to others so you don’t have to figure out what it is that you really want? It’s a dodge! It’s a way for you to get the other person to […]

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When Does It Count?

When does it count? If you ask for help, does it count? If you aren’t perfect, does it count? Do you have that little voice in your head that says, “If you ask for help, then it means that you aren’t good enough?” That voice may not use those exact words, but there’s someplace inside […]

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