Going Broke

OK, people, let’s see a show of hands.  How many of you have been sure, at one time or another, that you will not have enough money?  That you will go totally, utterly, under-the-freeway-overpass, cardboard-box-living broke?  Well, meet me behind the appliance...

When Dog Barf is Good

As an Insight Coach, I am particularly fond of the twists in life that generate Aha! moments, especially when there’s a generous helping of irony in the mix.  Such a moment came recently to my friend Grace (not her real name).  Grace loves for things to be in...

Tweets from the Inner Comparinator

I learned an aphorism that circulates the ranks of certain life coaches: “Compare and despair.” It didn’t take me long to add this truth to my list of ten thousand.  Whenever I feel unsteady, especially during periods of transition or crisis, I grab...

Ten Thousand Truths

I came across this quote while reading a back issue of The Sun: “There are joys which long to be ours. [The universe] sends ten thousand truths, which come about us like birds seeking inlet; but we are shut up to them, and so they bring us nothing, but sit and...

When the Student is Ready a Teacher Appears

“When the Student is ready, a Teacher appears.” I love this saying.  I’m not sure where I first heard it, but I have come to depend on it in a way, and have adopted it as one of my own ten thousand truths.  We are all teachers and students, and...