The effects of a guilty conscious

I was going through my old blog posts from my first blog, “Blogmatic,” when I came across this little gem from 2007. It gave me a good chuckle and reminded me of what it was like to have three teenagers in the house. Here is the original post in all its glory … Your...

Morning Journal Routine

My morning journal routine is one of the first things I do at the start of the day. After getting up, I make the coffee, feed the dog, and then take fifteen minutes to set intentions for the day. Over time I have developed a journal format that works well for me, and...

The Test for Dharma

I read Deepak Chopra’s The Seven Laws of Spiritual Success some time ago. The law of Dharma is one that always resonated with me. The law of Dharma is also known as your purpose in life. I often consider this law in my own personal life. While I am not quite in...

The Reading Test

Every once in a while, a teacher can profoundly impact a student’s perspective on life. For me, this was a lesson taught by Michael Miles, my professor for Organizational Behavior. One of the first lessons he taught was called the “Reading Test.” The...

The rule of “You & I”

What is a simple technique to improve the tone of your emails? The Rule of You and I, of course! The rule of you and I will improve the tone of your email and the likelihood of getting a reply. The rule is straightforward. Whenever you send an email to someone, make...