Tag Archives: gratitude

Dropping the Blame Game

A few days ago, I was driving from an appointment in Olympia, Washington, to the airport in Seattle to fly home. It was around 5 o’clock in the evening, but the traffic was surprisingly moving forward fluidly. Just after I passed the Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge, I was on an open stretch of freeway. The […]

The Most Powerful Words

My friend, Jonathan Robinson, loves to tell this delightful story whenever he has the chance. I am not sure how much of it is true and how much of it is fabrication, but either way the story works. As the myth goes, Jonathan heard about a great teacher in India. He was so impressed with […]


Gratitude in a Creative Act

I have to tell you, I live a wonderful life. I am doing the most interesting job in the world (for me), I have a beautiful family, my kids are thriving, my health is good, and money flows on its own. I just spent a long period of being in the same place as my […]

Give Thanks for Blessings

  Here is a practice you can use right away, from my book “Leap Before You Look.” At the end of your day Kneel down in gratitude And give thanks for the blessings of the day. Release all sense of accomplishment for now. Let go of any entitlement. It was all a gift. Find a […]

Not Another Flavor of Self-Improvement

A couple of weeks ago we just got done with out latest Awakening Coaching Training.  This was the entry level course: which we call ‘Basic Skills.’  I can’t hold back a moment longer from sharing with you what has been going on. It was jet lag city: we had participants present from seven different times […]