Focusing Your Binoculars

When we use binoculars, we point them in a certain direction and adjust the lenses so that the particular thing we’re interested in comes into focus. The other parts of the landscape that don’t interest us fade into the background. This is a precise...

The Path Unknown

The inevitable yet unexpected twists and turns of life can activate fear and throw us off balance. Even though we never know what life has in store for us, what does show up is likely to be in alignment with our vibration. Fortunately, if we trust that whatever life...

The Real Prize

The real prize in life is not what you get at the end of a project. It’s not the moment you win,┬ácapture the award, receive the bonus or graduate with honors. The best reward in life is one that is always available to you because it lies in the process....

Bifurcated Attention

Sometimes the desire to do well can actually interfere with our performance. For instance, while singing or delivering a talk, we can become so nervous that our voice shakes and we may even forget our place in the song or speech. When our attention is split between...

Change the Game

For a natural uplift in your energy and mood, make a week-long commitment to refrain from complaining about anything, including whatever you’re most bugged by now. Focus your energy instead on what you’re grateful for, especially all the things you take...

Work For, Not Against

Your subconscious mind is a powerful creator. It absorbs what you think and say and uses its considerable energy and capacity to create it. However, it’s not very discerning and takes its cues from your most dominant emotions. When you phrase something in the...