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Kids: Being the Model They Need - The Diamond Checklist

Kids: Being the Model They Need - The Diamond Checklist

So how do we raise good kids? The question of how to instill a sense of morality, ethics, and good old fashioned "right and wrong" extends beyond religions, yet encompasses all cultures. But, how does one encourage these values in children without making them dogmatic, fanatic, or even worse, intolerant of others? It doesn't necessarily have to be about religion.  I have met many Atheists who believe in ethical, moral, behavior. The topic is not exclusively for the so called "religious".

Is He In Or Out? The 3 Day Rule

Is He In Or Out? The 3 Day Rule

I went into the LLTBD project with lots and lots of rules. A list of things I wanted, expected and thought I deserved. Most of these rules were thrown out he window in the process, but the one that proved to stay true was my 3-day rule.

“The Art of Doing Everything”

“The Art of Doing Everything”

If you’re looking for ways to be more productive, here are several tips from a Fast Company article titled, “The Art of Doing Everything.” Don’t waste time on unnecessary decisions, like what to eat for breakfast or lunch.  Eat the same thing everyday.  Also, for men and women, consider simplifying your work wardrobe.  For example, the man with the most demanding job in America, President Barack Obama, told Vanity Fair, “You’ll

Halloween Night Spooktacular Virtual Soulmate Attraction Workshop

Halloween Night Spooktacular Virtual Soulmate Attraction Workshop

What if the ghost of a past lover is holding you back from finding your soulmate? The more past heartbreak in your life  the harder it is to attract a soulmate. If you have a heartbreak in your ancient history  that  is draining you and straining  your  relationships, I call that a “ghost” of lost love.  Your past pain attracts partners who are attracted to pain.  Scary, huh?!?

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Spooky Sex

It’s that special time of year again, to dress up in costumes and get into it. Whether or not you like to get spooked, make that scared to the bone, you might just get turned on by the tension and energy of the fear. Did I really just say that? Yes. I’ll never forget taking Tony Robbins’ first “Firewalk: Turn Fear Into Power” workshop in New York, in the early 80’s. There we were, 500 nitwits, walking a bed of coals hot enough to melt steel into a pool of wet metal.

Money - What is Your Story?

Money - What is Your Story?

Money, it turned out, was exactly like sex, your thought of nothing else if you didn’t have it and thought of other things if you did. - James Baldwin Many of our cultural beliefs about money are confusing and conflicted.  In addition to cultural pressures, we have familial beliefs, that are unexamined, “hand me downs.”  In “The Road Less Traveled”, Scott Peck wrote about our parents giving us a second hand God to worship, a God in keeping with their beliefs and practices.  We are as young children, sponges that absorb the

Worrying About Financial Loss?

Worrying About Financial Loss?

Lots of people are worried in today’s economy.  Some are faced with actual loss of jobs and/or houses, or retirements, while others are trembling about what might happen.  None of this makes for restful sleep or an upbeat demeanor, nor feelings of hope and optimism, let alone feeling ‘happy’.  So as a positive psychologist who has seen many people weather all sorts of ups and downs over 30 years of my clinical practice, I would like to share 3 pointers that can hel

The Secret To Feeling Beautiful, Sexy And Powerful

The Secret To Feeling Beautiful, Sexy And Powerful

You’ve heard it how many times…”beauty comes from within”,  it’s all about what’s on the inside, blah,blah,blah! Then you watch everyday as people get judged repeatedly for their appearance. She’s too fat, too short, she has bad hair, teeth aren’t perfect…it can go on forever. So what’s the deal?  How are you supposed to feel good about yourself when you get all of these mixed messages?