S:1087 Principle: Tolerations

(Principles are basic truths that, when applied, cause success to come to you easier and quicker.)   Humans tolerate. Animals don’t. The difference? Thinking things should be different than they are. A badger, dealing with a new-fallen tree across the normal path back to her den, simply goes around, over, or under it. She doesn’t…Continue Reading →

S:1086 Principle: Practical and Possible

(Principles are basic truths that, when applied, cause success to come to you easier and quicker.)   Visions of utopias lift the human spirit. To dream of what is possible is how progress is made. Always be willing to ‘build your castles in the air.’ Practical is also necessary because it provides traction. It, too,…Continue Reading →

S:1085 Quote: Meditation

(Quotes are capsules of information, reinforcement or enlightenment.)   “Meditation – don’t give it much thought.” Steve Straus   Coaching Point: Of course, meditation is not about thinking. Meditation and thinking are two very different activities. In fact, meditation is not an activity! It’s an intentional state of being. Meditation transcends thinking. For some –…Continue Reading →

S:1084 Principle: Trust

(Principles are basic truths that, when applied, cause success to come to you easier and quicker.)   Trust. The word alone evokes many thoughts, emotions, and reactions. Much has been written about trust over thousands of years. The point of this S3MC is to describe a simple, street-level attribute of trust. It is unwise to…Continue Reading →

S:1083 Distinction: Grateful vs. Prideful

(Distinctions are subtleties of language that, when gotten, cause a shift in a belief, behavior, value or attitude.)   Prideful is a common condition. It’s an expression of comparison, superiority, winning; in other words, separation. It’s a product of the mind, the ego, the head, and leaves one closed off. Grateful comes more from the…Continue Reading →