Category Archives: personal development

The Why Me Syndrome

Back in the day, I used to enjoy reading the newspaper cartoons. One I often read was Hagar the Horrible. Above is one of the most memorable cartoons I ever read. For many years, I kept this posted in various … Continue reading

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Judging Others

A friend of mine on Facebook posed a question about whether the concern about judging others, a relatively recent human ethic, had any value or whether judging could even be avoided. Here was my reply. Practically speaking, it’s impossible not … Continue reading

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Damn It! Just Be You

I was out taking a walk with my dog on this beautiful summer afternoon. The Sun was busy being the Sun. Grasshoppers were busy being grasshoppers. I didn’t see one tree trying to be grass or altering itself to fit … Continue reading

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6 Tips for Using Affirmations

Checkout Ray’s breakout speculative fiction novel, ”Anunnaki Awakening: Revelation White House correspondent, Maria Love, discovers a shocking secret about alien intervention in the distant human past. That discovery puts her on the path of an even more stunning revelation. One … Continue reading

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Tips for Becoming a Positive Thinker

In the training world, there is constant discussion about what constitutes a learnable, trainable skill and what falls into the realm of motivation or determination. For instance, I can train a sales manager with the knowledge and the skills that … Continue reading

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Visionary Affirmations and Original Quotes

Today’s Thought: “Leaders are visionaries with a poorly developed sense of fear, and no concept of the odds against them. They make the impossible happen.” ~ Robert Jarvik Where would a society be without its visionaries? The French novelist and … Continue reading

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Walking Among the Greats

Today’s Affirmation: “My life is coming together in a complete and perfect way. I’m doing all that is necessary, accepting all that is necessary, and releasing all that is necessary for my life to come forth and blossom. I give … Continue reading

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