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Trust and Listen to the Universe

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Aloha, Do you realize that you get everything that you ask for from the universe? You do 100% specifically get every single thing that you ask for. My guess is that you miss opportunities all the time because of a lack of two specific things. First let me be clear, I’m not claiming I have […]

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Create Your Own Meaning for the Holidays

Create Your Own Meaning for the Holidays

  Aloha, The holiday season is upon us! And by “the holiday season,” I’m including not just Christmas but all the other traditional holidays—Hanukkah, Kwanza, Bodhi Day, Pancha Ganapati, Yaldi, etc—celebrated at this time of year. Heck, even if your holiday of choice is Black Friday! In my recent Psychology Today article Create Your Own Meaning […]

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NLP & Managing Holiday Stress

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  Aloha, There’s no denying it, the holiday season is here; it’s happening. This season can be a magical time and it can be a stressful time for many of us. Every now and then one of my students will ask me, “How can I use NLP to help me get through the holidays.” I’m going to […]

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5 Steps to Make Yourself Miserable for the Holidays

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  Aloha, You may be anticipating the upcoming holidays with the glee of a five-year old or you may feel the grumpiness of a Grinch as the days of “merry and bright” get closer. Whatever you feel and whether you celebrate it or not, as Garrison Keeler says, the Christmas season is “compulsory, like a thunderstorm, and […]

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How to Avoid That Holiday Retail Hangover

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“Hunger and self-control do not go hand in hand.” – Kathy Freston Like most of you, I’ve been seeing a lot of holiday ads lately. It seems like they started somewhere before Halloween this year, with stuffed Santa Claus’s showing up right next to the pre-lit pumpkins.  And now I hear that Black Friday was […]

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What’s So Great About Gratitude

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Gratitude is the healthiest of all human emotions. The more you express gratitude for what you have, the more likely you will have even more to express gratitude for. Zig Ziglar Okay, we’ve long survived Halloween and Thanksgiving Day is nearly here. Folks all over the US are pulling out the good china, dusting off […]

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Home for the Holidays: Your Survival Guide.

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Aloha, Some of you may have parents and family who have supported you 100% throughout your entire evolution. They smiled when you dyed your hair purple in 8th grade, applauded when you dropped out of college to hitchhike through India, yelled “Mazel tov!” when you announced your engagement to the lover who was 30 years […]

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Why You Aren’t Who You’re Supposed to Be

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Aloha, Over the years, I’ve run into students who are frustrated. No matter how hard they try, how many processes they do, how many goals they set, how many barriers they overcome, they just can’t seem to create the life they think they should have. In my recent Huffinton Post article, I address “Why You […]

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How to Forgive Yourself and Move on From the Past

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Aloha, Many of us know that forgiveness is a good thing, right? It frees us from bitterness and anger, two emotions that not only don’t feel good but they can also ruin our physical health and hold us back from all the good we might achieve and experience. I know that many of you have […]

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Rethinking Your Path

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Aloha, You aren’t playing the hand you were dealt; you are playing the hand you picked. No one dealt the hand. You picked the cards right down to the suit. Your job is to figure out why you picked this hand, what are you meant to learn, and who you are meant to be. I teach a […]