Draggin’ the Past Around

Psychology Today - Nov-Dec

Aloha, I wrote a blog post for Psychology Today called Draggin’ the Past Around. This is about rewriting your past using NLP (if you have attended our NLP trainings, you’ll know this as “reframing”). This blog offers tangible steps on how to reframe experiences in the past. It also offers ways you can reframe that old experience in the present […]


Deeper Teaching of Aloha Part 1

Huna Focus

I’ve had the amazing privilege studying with and learning from many traditions. In addition to that, I’ve gotten to experience some truly gifted individuals who teach at our Huna Workshop. (If you are not sure what Huna is, click here for the link to a previous article about Huna. One of the most important concepts […]


The Importance of Tradition


Today (Dec 28, 2012) my daughter cut her hair. Now that may not seem like a big deal, but consider this: She is six, and this is only the second time she has cut her hair. She began dancing hula at the age of two (2). My Kumu Hula Etua Lopes, who wrote the foreword […]


Tis the Season to Prioritize…


So the year is wrapping up, and we are about to go into 2013. Are you like me, wondering how the year went by so fast? Wow, this year flew by. This year, we at celebrated our 30th year in business! I have been with the company for 20 years. I’ve run it for […]


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The Science of Storytelling: Why Telling a Story is the Most Powerful Way to Activate Our Brains

cow jumps over the moon

Aloha, A while ago I wrote a blog on storytelling and how it activates different parts of the brain. I just read an amazing article on Lifehacker called The Science of Storytelling: Why Telling a Story is the Most Powerful Way to Activate Our Brains. When the co-founder of Buffer started marketing products by telling […]


It Is Ok To Grieve

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I am in the back of the room at our final NLP Practitioner Training here in Newport Beach. “Write a Blog” has been on my to-do list for over a week now. As always I am very transparent, so here it goes: I took a break! I needed to. I just recently experienced a loss […]


What? Me, Worry?

Psychology Today - Dec

Aloha, I wrote a blog recently for Psychology Today called What? Me, Worry? Many of us worry about things that are outside of our control. External factors including what other people are thinking and how other people are feeling occupy our minds. However, you have sole control over your own happiness. This blog is about […]


Never Skip a Workout Again


Ok, so Thanksgiving is done. Now what? Last week I mentioned that you would gain some massive benefit from writing out what is important to you.  So, how many of you did this? You see, one common thread that successful people have is that they write out their goals and they’re very clear about what […]


Are You Giving to What Matters Most?


First, for everyone in the US, Happy Thanksgiving! For everyone not in the US, well, Happy Thursday!?! Usually, I write a blog and you read it. However, this is a week of thanks. My grandfather told me that for him, Thanksgiving was always a time for reflection and contemplation of what he is thankful for. […]