Real Power

“Respect your efforts, respect yourself.  Self-respect leads to self-discipline.  When you have both firmly under your belt, that's real power.”  - Clint Eastwood

Now if I was as cool as my friend Tish Diaz, I too would have a…Read more

Modesty and ego

 The Starving Artist - part 5

“Having a low opinion of yourself is not “modesty”. It’s self-destruction. Holding your uniqueness in high regard is not “egotism”. It’s a necessary precondition to happiness and success.” —Bobbe Sommer

My take on…Read more

Get out of your way

The Starving Artist - part 4

“How would your life be different if…You stopped making negative judgmental assumptions about people you encounter? Let today be the day…You look for the good in everyone you meet and respect their journey.”
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Out with the fear. In with the good!

The Starving Artist

“It is a common condition of being poor...you are always afraid that the good things in your life are temporary, that someone can take them away, because you have no power beyond your own brute strength toRead more

Poverty of the mind

The Starving Artist

“Last time I talked to her she didn't sound like herself. She's depressed. It's awful what happens when people run out of money. They start thinking they're no good.”Barbara Kingsolver, Pigs In Heaven

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Quest for abundance - part 1

The starving artist

“The good news is that the moment you decide that what you know is more important than what you have been taught to believe, you will have shifted gears in your quest for abundance. Success comes
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Inspired Learning

 “The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires.”William Arthur Ward

How many of us can recall a great teacher? I would like to think that most of us have…Read more

Let's see here...

 “Studies have shown that 90% of error in thinking is due to error in perception. If you can change your perception, you can change your emotion and this can lead to new ideas.” - Edward de Bono

Perception? I…Read more

Happy to be Home

“Self-respect cannot be hunted.  It cannot be purchased.  It is never for sale.  It cannot be fabricated out of public relations.  It comes to us when we are alone, in quiet moments, in quiet places, when we suddenly realize that,…Read more

21. Take Responsibility

21 Habits of Happy People

21. Take Responsibility - “Happy people know and understand that they are 100% responsible for their life. They take responsibility for their moods, attitude, thoughts, feelings, actions and words. They are the first to admitRead more

20. Self Confidence

21 Habits of Happy People

20. Self Confidence - “Don’t try to be someone that you’re not. After all no one likes a phony. Determine who you are in the inside – your own personal likes and dislikes. Be confidentRead more

19. Self Care

21 Habits of Happy People

19. Self Care - “Take care of your mind, body and health. Get regular medical check ups. Eat healthy and work out. Get plenty of rest. Drink lots of water. Exercise your mind by continuallyRead more