I Have A Dream…

I have a dream…” MLK A dream begins with a vision. When that dream is formulated into a goal it then progresses in real life, with metrics and benchmark targets to aim for, to keep us moving forward, orienting us in the right direction toward that vision. Goals are the gifts we give ourselves, giving power to the activities that transform us, and the communities influencing our world.  Life goals help us improve specific aspects about ourselves, as well as specific areas in our personal and/or professional life. The pursuit of our goals helps us score internal points, building confidence […]

Your Siren Call: To Heed or Silence It?

“Within each of us are heights yet to be scaled, goals to be achieved – beyond our fears, beyond the status quo.” Didi L. Barbour Why allow the Explorer & Seeker within to lure you into uncharted territories?  Because to venture beyond the routine, is to delight and flourish with new pleasures, discoveries, and experiences in new worlds that beckon! It’s been advised that on our deathbed, the top regrets will not be for failing while stretching our boundaries, the biggest laments will be for what we failed to attempt. Where will Your Life Compass take you?  If you dare […]

Personal Declaration Of Independence From What?

Freedom is an equal opportunity privilege afforded to all, to pursue dreams – of happiness, lifestyle, and success with options, and choices. It is truly is a sad day when we realize that the only person, thing or circumstance holding us back is our own limited self-concept based on the past instead of owning the personal power of our accomplishment of who we have evolved into! ‘Through loyalty to the past, our mind refuses to realize that tomorrow’s joy is possible – only if today makes way for it; that each wave owes the beauty of its line only to […]

The Critic Within Our Control

The most damaging of pranks is the unquestioned relationship with the harshest of critics,  in the form of our inner judge, whose attacks are incessant, with confidence-depleting chatter, duping us into believing what it says.  The good new is that changing the dynamic of this abrasive relationship, for a more supportive one is within our control. The first step is to simply acknowledge and express appreciation to that internal judge’s intention.   The intent is to keep us safe by maintaining the status quo, within a small world full of limitations.   Step two is to declare change by ‘doing life […]

Taming Your Dragons 101

  Ghost, goblins & gremlins, oh my!! It’s that time of year when those creatures surface for some fun to ‘Trick or Treat’. But when they move in to reside your mental, emotional and physical domains, it’s no treat! <p\> Every heroine and hero has to tame or slay some monsters of sorts on the road to achieving his/her goals and quests. <p\> These monsters are shape-shifter, and can show up regularly or at the most inopportune times while taking on different forms to blind-side you. Sometimes they are people near and dear to us, other times, they are the […]