Thought Blog

The Power Of A “No”

When I was about 15 years old, I had a book of love spells. Yes, I was that girl. Probably got sparked sometime around when The Craft came out and I loved the idea of white magic. I was desperately infatuated with a boy that didn’t love me back. We had “gone out” off and […] Read more…

Your Social Media Impact

Social media is depressing us. I think most of us could agree. Don’t get me wrong, it’s a great way to keep up with friends from afar, share great news, and laugh/cry at youtube videos. But just as often, it causes feelings of…

Jealously: “I wish I could afford a house that big.”
Inadequacy: “Everyone has found love but me.”
Sadness: Seeing a friend you care about in pain.
Hopelessness: “The world has gone to Hell in a handbasket.”

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Becoming A Hero

Have you ever thought, “I wish they’d make a movie about my life!”? What would it take for your live to be truly “movie worthy”? • Do you need to have become a world-famous recording artist? • Invented something that forever changed the way we mop floors? • Been first lady? • A civil rights […] Read more…

Selling Strawberries

I was at my local farmer’s market last week, just browsing around. Ok, I’ll be honest, I was hunting for samples – get off my back! I passed several fruit vendors with baskets of strawberries without paying much attention. But one of them, toward the end, was offering free samples.   “YAS!” I thought! “I […] Read more…

No More Golden Tickets

Newsfl????ash: All the Golden Tickets have been found. You can stop buying chocolate bars! We’ve all heard stories of people discovered at the mall. McDonalds. Or in a Walmart parking lot. You’ve heard those stories because they’re rare. Very rare. One in a hundred thousand is my guess – maybe worse odds than that. Yet […] Read more…

“Future You” Needs Your Help!

Why is it so tough to do things for ourselves and so easy to do it for others? I can’t figure it out! But I have stumbled upon a handy way to trick myself into changing this. IMAGINE “FUTURE YOU” Future you is a real life human being. She’s on her way right now and […] Read more…

A Regret-Proof Life: Say It Now

Got something you wanna say? Something that might make someone’s day? Say it now. LIVE A REGRET-PROOF LIFE I’m very aware of my own mortality. And that of others around me. Not always a fun way to be but it does offer value in this way: I tell people I care. A friend of mine […] Read more…

How To Do Everything

I’ve got a dirty lil’ secret to confess to you. I’m not very adventurous. My bucket list doesn’t consist of the go-to’s like bungee jumping or seeing all seven wonders of the world. But man if I don’t have a ton of TV I want to watch, lots of karaoke songs to practice and a […] Read more…

You Are Not “On Sale”!

I want you to look at yourself like a company. The brand of YOU, Inc. Companies make hundreds of decisions before launch. They choose a name, branding colors & logo, what kind of people they need to hire, ideal clients, price points… you get the picture. They test it, and if something ain’t workin’, they […] Read more…

Stop Waiting In Line

I would like to share a story with you that I first heard from the wonderful Jack Plotnick. Jack is a talented, working actor that often gives seminars about his audition technique for $5, and proceeds go to charity. You can check out more free and awesome thoughts from Jack here on his website. The […] Read more…