21
Mar
2016

Sticks and Stones of Your Mind

Sticks and Stones Can break your bones But words can never hurt you — Unknown

Yet words do hurt — incredibly. Especially the ones we tell ourselves.

I have begun working with at-risk youth. What a shift from working with adults in addiction recovery. It’s like I am working with the roots of th...

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14
Mar
2016

Love and a Blue Velour Seat

Jim Pehkonen

Liam Neeson said: "Everyone says love hurts, but that is not true. Loneliness hurts. Rejection hurts. Losing someone hurts. Envy hurts. Everyone gets these things confused with love, but in reality love is the only thing in this world that covers up tall the pain and makes someone feel wonderful aga...

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07
Mar
2016

Calming The Storms of Your Mind

Jim Pehkonen

How is the quality of your thinking?

Your experience of life is in direct correlation to the quality of your thinking.

As you read that sentence and reflected on your thinking, how would you describe it? This is a very unique question.

Your thinking may be a bit like a river. It might be calm...

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29
Feb
2016

Tackle Your Demons. Repeat

Last week’s article about failure and success generated the most poignant comment from John about how you get there. How do you get to the place where you begin action steps to create a level of success and continue to implement them over the long haul?

John pointed to a very powerful video by Sim...

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22
Feb
2016

Be Success in the Face of Failure

Life can be an ongoing endeavor to return to that space of peace and love for self. Yet along the way, each person suffers incidents that open up the space to fall and not get up — or the space to fail and overcome.

We all fall and we all fail. Failure is the space where something we thought would...

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