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Pam and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day

“Refuse to accept apparent delay and detour as anything other than the perfect path.” —U.S. Andersen Despite rumors to the contrary, I still feel like unflavored gelatin from time to time. I had one of those days this Tuesday. I was in Grand Haven, Michigan recording the audio version of my book, Living Big, at […]

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Thank God it’s Monday

“The best way to predict the future is to create it.” Abraham Lincoln If you don’t like what’s happening in your life, stop giving it your undivided attention. Every day is a brand new day with exciting new possibilities. What happened in the past has no bearing on today unless you continue to stare at […]

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Why possibility trumps “facts” every time

“The man who views himself the same at 50 as he did at 20 has wasted 30 years of his life.”—Muhammad Ali I’m a journalist, bound by the ethics of my profession to tell the truth and provide reliable, unbiased information. But here’s the rub. I no longer believe there is one truth to report, […]

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The F word and why I use it daily

“Let go all the trivial things that churn and bubble on the surface of your mind.”—A Course in Miracles I’ve come up with a test for determining what’s important. If it’s widely misunderstood, it’s probably worth my attention. Case in point: the word “God”—more baggage than a Samsonite store, completely misconceived, the coolest force on […]

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Anatomy of a guilt trip

“The problem is not the problem. The problem is your attitude towards the problem.”—Captain Jack Sparrow My dysfunction of choice has always been guilt. Maybe you’ve been on the same hamster wheel? The one where you obsessively worry about all the things you could have, should have, why didn’t I? do better. I wrongly believed […]

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Why there’s not one thing worth worrying about

“I love swimming in the great question of what is real, true, what’s happening here in this thing called life.”—Grace Bell As some of you may have noticed, negativity and problems seem to be ballooning out of control. At the same time in this unique moment of history, more and more people are waking up […]

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Why Love–not Orange–is the New Black

“People love their mental prison cells because it gives them a sense of security and a false sense of, ‘I know.’”—Eckhart Tolle I LOVE this picture with 15 of God’s adorable angels. It was sent to me by the inimitable Becky Buckman, who is teaching the principles of E-Squared and E-Cubed to inmates at a […]

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Helsinki, Fred Phelps and why love is always the final answer

“I love participating in a world that’s waking up all around me, in every direction I look, and being a part of this astonishing process.”—Grace Bell I’m in Helsinki this week, traveling with a beautiful tattoed 22-year-old. We’re staying at a century-old Art Nouveau castle in Helsinki’s Design District. I’m on assignment (yes, I’m still […]

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Four vital truths that self-help books fail to mention. Or why striving sucks.

“If ever I am sad or hurt or ill, I have forgotten what God thinks and put my little meaningless ideas where His Thoughts belong.” – A Course in Miracles I know. I know. Many of my books are listed in the self-help section. But here’s why I’d like to invent a new category: 1. […]

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“Whatever you are doing, love yourself for doing it. Whatever you are feeling, love yourself for feeling it – Thaddeus Golas

“I am a beloved child of the universe and the universe lovingly takes care of me now.”- Louise Hay We celebrate Abe and Martin’s birthday with a national holiday. I’d like to propose today, October 8, as an international holiday to honor another great soul: Louise Hay who has devoted her life to love and […]

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