They needed open-hearted people to light a path forward to a life of possibilities where, largely due to poverty and a lack of social justice in the inner city, few existed.
Health & Inspiration
Are your dreams still in a drawer? When I worked with The Pacific Institute and facilitated workshops around the country, I remember speaking with so many baby boomers who told me that their dreams had been put in a drawer many years ago. They had been focused on their marriage, their children, their jobs – …
On the inside there’s still somehow an emptiness. You thought when you made the money or had the recognition or bought the beautiful home, that emptiness would somehow vanish. Yet when you had that big success or walked into that new home, it was like walking into one of those houses on a Hollywood movie set. The emptiness was still there on the other side.
The ability to calibrate or adjust our own mindset is a power that originates 100% from within each one of us. Because while other people or outer circumstances can and do exert an influence in our lives, we are the only ones who have the power to choose the direction of our thoughts, our perceptions and moods, and – ultimately – the quality of energy that we flow towards our creations.
Why is it so difficult to get going…get our “mojo” back during these disruptive times?
There are many myths about taking action that block our best efforts. I’d like to share three of them with you here.
First, there’s the myth “I have to work hard and all the time.” The mind and body are not set up to be working all the time. Think of the last time you had a great idea…was it while in the shower….was it on vacation…was it taking a walk?