Paper Tiger

Cognitive dissonance unconsciously drives us to twist things to match our beliefs about ourselves, each other, the situation, and the world. We […]

Others’ Behavior

We spend way too much time and energy trying to get others to behave so that we feel better. Far better is […]

Don’t Look Back

The sages tell us that all our power is in the present. Any time we spend regretting, blaming, or trying to figure […]

Great Results

Great results occur when we finally see that our real work is to focus on what we want, feel good about what […]

Who’s Listening?

You know that narrator in your head? It’s the voice that seems to put all the thoughts into words. Pause, please, and consider. […]

We Get What We Expect

Maybe this sounds silly, trite, or just plain wrong. Yet we see daily reminders of how reality generally matches what we expect. […]

Inspirational Fail

Inspirational posters and Instagram posts typically fail us. That’s because wise words do not transmit wisdom, they only coax us toward wisdom […]