At the end of this email, I’m going to invite you to a free workshop about defining and attaining your visions for yourself. But first, I’m going to tell you this story of a vision I attained for myself just this week. Scroll down to the postscript if you want to go straight to the […]
Sorry it’s been a while since I last wrote. I was leading a Zen meditation retreat in Los Angeles (read about my next retreat here). I also had my weekly online visioning course (join the waiting list for the next one here). Also, 18-year-old Bella moved out (I cried) and had her high school graduation […]
What if you could create a powerful, soulful way of being in the world that was free from blocks and fears? A way of being that is authentic and truthful and unfettered. A way of being that bypasses your self-judgments and resides in the core truth of yourself. How would that feel? Recently, I did […]
In a coaching process group I run called Full Contact (you’re invited!), a conversation came up about potentially losing our job. There was a shared question: “Who would I even be without my work?” So I dove in. I said, “Let’s interrogate that. Who would you be without your work?” Someone said something along the lines of “Without my […]
First thing, I wanted to let you know that I have finalized the details for my new course How To Create A Simple Stack Of Vision Cards To Create The Life And World You Want. I think you’ll be excited by the details which you will find here. Meanwhile, about choosing the stories that empower … Stories—Part […]
Do you feel stuck about what to do with your life or anything else? Does making decisions in general exhaust you? That can be so with me, too! Though these days I also find that even my big decisions tend to emerge organically and don’t feel so big or threatening or like I better get them […]
A simple stack of handwritten “vision cards” that I look at and work with every day has helped me more than any other personal management tool to achieve goals in every area of my life from being a successful author to helping others to live according to their values to building an income that sustains me to living environmentally to being an effective climate change and social change activist to being a good dad. This post is about how to create and use your own set of vision cards. I hope it helps you as much as it has helped me.
We get stopped, so many of us, because we don’t trust ourselves. We don’t trust our own natures to guide us. Instead, we keep our focus on our desires and goals and then get frightened we won’t get them. Concentrating on our worries, we ignore the constant guidance given to us in each moment.