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Step Into Your Purpose-Filled Life

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“It’s not an accident that musicians become musicians and engineers become engineers: it’s what they’re born to do. If you can tune into your purpose and really align with it, setting goals so that your vision is an expression of that purpose, then life flows much more easily.” – Jack Canfield  Aloha, Many of us […]

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Ghosts of New Years Past, Present and Future.

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Aloha, Have you ever heard of the Ghost of New Years Past? Me neither. But I think Dickens’ old story, A Christmas Carol, is a good analogy of how too many of us run our lives: We remember who we’ve been in the past, act it out again in the present, then project it into […]

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Do It Again. And Again.

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  A baseball swing is a very finely tuned instrument. It is repetition, and more repetition, then a little more after that. Reggie Jackson Aloha, In a previous post, I addressed the question I get asked periodically by my NLP and Huna students: “I was doing so well but now I feel stuck. What am I doing […]

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I’m Just That Kind of Guy

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Happy New Year! Many of us use this time of year to evaluate last year and to set up new intentions and goals for the months ahead. For some of us, it’s an invigorating process. We’re excited about the progress we’ve made and the new heights we’re preparing to climb. But for others, it can […]

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New Year. New Goals.

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Aloha, Happy New Year! I don’t know about you, but I’m SO ready for 2015. There are so many great things already unfolding in this year, I can’t help but be excited. One of the things I love to do at the start of a new year is to sit down and get really clear on […]

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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 […]