Archive for October, 2012

Is it difficult to accept credit for a job well-done?

Tweet There are many sides to the issue of credit.  This can be a huge concern for some, as the ego has a tendency to want to take credit for everything and then moves us into feeling guilty.  This cycle is known as the “Woulda, Coulda, Shoulda” syndrome.  If we are avoiding accepting credit it is an indication that we aren’t confident in our abilities.  Some may interpret that by accepting credit that it is an indication that something is owed.  And yet when we discard or reject receiving recognition for a job well-done, it’s only because we are in …

Intimidated by others… trust this isn’t helping you to be happy

Tweet If we are intimidated for any reason, it certainly makes it unnecessarily difficult to be happy.  Realistically, intimidation is allowing our fears to influence us in a negative manner.  When we are intimidated, we are also on some level deciding that the other person is more powerful.  If this is what we are holding in mind, we can be certain that is what we are creating for ourselves.  Intimidation is always an uncomfortable experience.  If we see or perceive that someone is acting inappropriately, we may not be aware that we are overlooking our own behaviors and contributions to …

A new view on Leadership

Tweet Leaders exist in all walks of life.  More importantly, everyone has the potential of acting in a leadership position.  We can all be more successful by establishing a positive attitude and also by having an attitude of gratitude. Leadership includes vitality, charm, being flexible and also having a good sense of humor. It also includes a knowingness that things will work out.  By choosing or intending to operate from the position of being positive is the first thing we can do to improve whatever situation we are encountering or approaching. Even as children we were groomed to be leaders.  …

Letting go of struggling…

Tweet Have you ever thought to yourself, “I really need to let this go…” and yet continued to hold onto the mind chatter.  Perhaps continuing to complain, blame, or possibly wonder what to do about a situation that happened sometime in the past.  By acting in this manner, you are preventing yourself from moving forward.  Maybe you are still trying to change what was said or unsaid.  Maybe on some level you are wishing things could be still be different.  Perhaps if you are still angry or disappointed about what occurred.  Or maybe you are still reviewing or repeating what …