Intuition - It is Vital to Your Success
 
What do you call it when a first responder has to make an on-the-spot, life-threatening judgement call? Or when a doctor must make that same decision in a surgery gone awry to save the patient’s life? There is usually more than one choice in those scenarios, yet it could mean the difference in life or death. This is what many would call intuition, or more importantly, a combination of rational and intuitive thinking.

Steve Jobs called intuition “more powerful than intellect” – and powerful leaders everywhere are expressing similar sentiments, ranging from Albert Einstein to Steve Appleton to Warren Buffett. Intuitive thinking, or “trusting your gut” has become....
 
Humans are historical people.  We all have our histories of life experiences that when unexamined define us in the present moment.  Our histories are our stories of how we made past experiences relevant then and now.  Sometimes we HAVE our history story and sometimes our history story HAS us.  One of the great lessons of life is to learn to observe ourselves as historical story telling beings. We consciously or unconsciously create our experience of the present moment from the past – this we call our baggage.  Likewise, we project our experience of future possibilities beyond this present moment of NOW from our same history.  When we are aware of ourselves as the interpreter and creator of our history stories, we can reframe our past and grow emotionally.
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Everywhere you turn, “trauma-informed” seems to be the newest buzzword. You may find yourself asking, “What does trauma-informed mean and exactly how does that apply to me?
 
According to the SAMHSA (Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration), trauma informed care is an organizational structure and treatment framework that involves understanding, recognizing and responding to the effects of trauma. There are several key principles rather than a prescribed set of practices or procedures. They are: 1.) Safety, 2.) Trustworthiness, 3.)....
 

Karma, Sanskrit karman (“action”), the universal causal law by which good or bad actions, thoughts, words determine the person’s future existence. This law of cause and effect is not punishment, but is for the sake of learning.

Here is what you need to know about karma.

¥ The universe returns to us all our actions and feelings that we have caused in other people. In other words, our reality is the result of all our actions, thoughts, prayers and curses. So, if we want to be happy, live in peace and love, then we should BE happy, peaceful and loving.

¥ All situations and people surround us are mirrors for us....