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Topics including tapping your higher potential, peak performance, creativity, growing your impact, thriving in life, and more…

Being without Home What I learned about life living in my van for 6 months

I completed my music studies at Los Angeles Music Academy back in 1999 and was ready to jump-start my ambition of playing music professionally, but it was not to turn out well ... I did my best to get gigs,…

A Secret Dream Come True! How I finally learned how to sing .... effortlessly!!

I've been plagued with my family's legacy of not being able to sing, something I've secretly longed for, the ability to freely express my joy, heart, and soul through the expression of music! I just couldn't sing the way I wanted.…

Six Hundred and Twenty Two Dollars How 'magic' can happen when you least expect it!

Several years ago, I hit bottom as I pursued my musical dreams in California. I found myself in my van with no money, job, or hope (click here for the complete story). The only things I had left were a…

Getting Unstuck we all get stuck from time to time

Getting unstuck can be tricky business – like being in quick sand, sometimes the harder you try, the more stuck you can get.

Yellow Monarch Butterfly My first recognized synchronicity

Back in 1997, my friend, Donna, and I were hanging out in my car talking when she reached down into her bag and pulled out a tape. “Here, listen to this. It’s about this thing called Law of Attraction. It…

The 10 Pitfalls to Personal Growth Why change of any kind can be so tricky

When it comes to personal growth, there is certainly no shortage of great (and sometimes not so great) tools, techniques, philosophies, approaches, but MOST have common shortcomings that I believe make ALL the difference in the world.

Reality vs Perception What appears to be true isn't necessarily true!

What's real and what's not is a fundamentally tough question to answer. That's because it's dictated by the Slippery Mind, that powerful but not very smart part of the primitive brain who's only job is to keep us safe. In…

My ski accident and the “reframe” Transforming your challenges into "fuel for new growth"

On the night of January 4th, 2014, I was skiing down a run called Morning Star at Holiday Valley Ski Resort in Ellicotville, NY and had my sights on a jump toward the bottom of the hill. I've done this…

Esmeralda An incredible story of synchronicity

We had 12 hours until we had to find a new home for our girl, Ezmeralda. Being a red-nosed Pit Bull puppy dog, she was the target of my friend Clayton’s landlord. Hysteria had set in after a Pit Bull…

10 Ways to Unstuck Yourself When you find yourself stuck in struggle

Phase 1: Be Stuck React! Freak out, be frustrated, get depressed. Don’t hold back an inch. Vent out the emotions, let the stuckness just be there. Why? First, anyone will tell you it’s better to let the energy of any…

10 Benefits of a Clear Mind Your state of mind is everything!

Energy My physical, mental, and creative energy is clearly at its peak when I'm in a higher state. My passion and enthusiasm are ramped up Clarity There are days when my mind is in the ‘duh' state where everything is…

Your Productivity Amplified How to tease out the production master within you!

We all have to get stuff done, right? But it's how you do your doing that makes all the difference! We have a choice (whether we realize it or not!): Force it Tease it The common approach to getting stuff done The…

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