Are you enjoying the shift in seasons? Last night I watched a “Top 10” travel video about places to visit in the US during autumn. I sometimes miss the dramatic change seasons I used to enjoy in colder climates (here in Hawaii, seasonal changes are slow and subtle). As a kid I loved October. It was my favorite month. The weather became cool … [Read more...]
You are the creator of your own life experience. Your thoughts create your reality. You are who you think you are, and your life is what you think it to be.
The island of Oahu in Hawaii, where I live, has locked down tightly due to the pandemic. Again. It’s disappointing because Mamiko and I were just getting used to being outdoors more, going to the beach at the end of the day, and walking around our favorite botanical gardens. But now all the parks and beaches on the island are closed. … [Read more...]
You know that feeling. You have a problem or difficult situation and you need an answer. And you need it now. But often, no matter how badly you want to find your way around or through a challenge, you can’t seem to find a path forward. Well, sometimes being hopeful is enough. Simply choosing to feel optimistic about your situation … [Read more...]
Last week a friend of mine in the Netherlands replied to a message I had sent to my email news list. “I don't know what it is," he wrote, "but as soon as I receive an e-mail from you I feel like I'm smiling.” That was a kind thing for him to say and a nice bit of feedback to receive. However, in the spirit of honesty and full disclosure, I … [Read more...]
Is life supposed to be easy? Or do you need to work hard and struggle and make sacrifices to achieve your goals? Which of these is the TRUTH? The answer is they can both be true because the Universe is designed to create a reality that matches your beliefs. If you believe life is hard, your life will be a struggle. If you believe life … [Read more...]