This Two-Minute Tweak to Your Posture Could Change Your Life

This Two-Minute Tweak to Your Posture Could Change Your Life

“Our bodies change our minds, and our minds can change our behavior, and our behavior can change our outcomes.” ~ Amy Cuddy I found the subject of this TED Talk by social psychologist Amy Cuddy to be very compelling, not just because of the possible impact for making personal changes by following her suggestions. I… Read more

How Busy Dads Stick to New Year’s Resolutions

How Busy Dads Stick to New Year’s Resolutions

(And avoid last year’s mistakes) It’s Early February, which means dedication to New Year’s resolutions is being sorely tested. We often talk about these commitments as if they’re a lost cause, but there’s more hope than you’d think: In a recent study, roughly 40 percent of those who made resolutions were still on track 6… Read more

How to Find the Courage to Change

How to Find the Courage to Change

[Author’s note: I suggested the topic of “The Courage to Change: Tips for making big life changes and how small changes often pave the way” without giving it too much thought. I’ve made lots of changes in my life and helped others make changes in theirs. Most recently I moved away from consumer culture to… Read more

Put Up or Shut Up

Put Up or Shut Up

The title may sound a bit abrasive, but I’ve found the maxim of “put up or shut up” to be true for me more often than not, and because I’ve been slacking in this area lately, I thought I’d share some of my recent thoughts on it with you. Read more

The Angry Man’s Guide to Anger Management

The Angry Man’s Guide to Anger Management

[Caution: Emotional full monte to follow. If you’d rather not go there, but would rather see funny cat pictures instead, I don’t blame you. That’s where I was in the not-too-distant past. However, if you’re open to playing with fire and letting it all hang out, then welcome.] The funny thing about putting the things… Read more

6 Ways to Get Your Mojo Back and Jumpstart Your Life

6 Ways to Get Your Mojo Back and Jumpstart Your Life

Every single one of us has gotten to a point in our lives where we feel stuck – we’ve lost our mojo, life is somewhat colorless and bland, and things just don’t make a whole lot of sense to us anymore. “What is this mojo he speaks of?” It might mean different things to different… Read more

Are You Living in the NOW?

Are You Living in the NOW?

We’ve all heard about the magic of present-moment awareness. It’s not a new concept (Buddhists have been touting it for centuries) but it’s enjoyed a revival in recent years with those of us looking for a more serene, joy-filled approach to living. My 14-year-old son is my best teacher of staying in the now. I… Read more

How to Feel Blissfully Comfortable in Your Own Skin

How to Feel Blissfully Comfortable in Your Own Skin

Sounds nice, right? So what’s keeping you from it and why don’t you just claim it? The only thing standing between you and that kind of freedom and confidence is your inability to live authentically from your innermost core. Notice that I’m not telling you to be authentic because it will make you a better… Read more