The Wisdom of Oz

The Oz Principle

“Somewhere over the rainbow skies are blue, and the dreams that you dare to dream really do come true.” ~Over the Rainbow by Judy Garland If I only had [fill in the blank], I would be happy, my life would be awesome, I’d be successful…  In the meantime, I don’t, so I’m not, and I don’t see ...

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Feeling Lost? What To Do If You Haven’t Got Your Life All Figured Out Yet

What am I supposed to do with my life?

As we grow up, we’re programmed to believe that we’re supposed to have our whole life figured out by the time we’re 21 years old. Here’s the plan: Graduate from high school with good grades so you can Get into college and graduate so you can Get a “good job” where you earn a decent paycheck so you can Attract ...

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Using Mindfulness To Be More Productive

Mindful Productivity

I’ve noticed lately that I’m having a harder time focusing for more than a short period of time.  My brain is telling me that it needs some quiet time to rest and ponder issues.  Unfortunately, my monkey mind doesn’t like the idea of sitting still and being “unproductive.” My True Self is telling me that, by ...

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The Key to Making the Impossible Possible

WDS

You’ve discovered something you’re passionate about and you tell your friends and family about your idea.  You’re really excited to share your idea for a new venture and you know that everyone will be just as excited as you are. But they’re not. The people closest to you tell you that you’re nuts.  It’s a crazy idea.  ...

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My Life Sucks – Now What Do I Do?

My Life Sucks

Do any of these sound like you? I’m in a bad relationship. I can’t find a partner. My job sucks. I can’t find a job. My boss doesn’t care about me. My family/friends don’t support me emotionally. I don’t know what to do with my life. My life sucks. I hear many of these messages from readers.  Basically, you’ve made a series of decisions ...

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How To Go From Craziness to Calm: Getting My Priorities Straight

Getting My Priorities Straight: How To Go From Craziness to Peaceful

What’s more important: spending focused, fun time with your kids or doing their laundry?  Being there for your partner or cleaning the house?  Taking care of yourself or running one more errand? When you lay it all out in black and white, the answers seem obvious.  But how do you live your life each day? For the ...

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The Life Organizer

The Life Organizer

“What if there was a way to organize and guide your life that more closely resembled lying back on an inner tube as the current carried you along (with you occasionally adjusting your course because you want to smell a wild rose onshore or because you hit a bumpy stretch) rather than a furious, exhausting ...

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How To Change Your Life In The Moment

How To Change Your Life In The Moment

What if every day of the rest of your life was just like yesterday?  How would you feel if nothing ever changed? How you do one thing is how you do everything. Almost everything you do all day is a habit.  Waking up, getting dressed, eating, moving, how you treat people, work and relax.  Your thoughts ...

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How to Mindfully Boost Your Self-Confidence

Self Confidence

You know that your life would be infinitely better if you felt more self-confident.  You would have the courage to ask for what you want and deal with all that life throws at you. What’s stopping you? Let’s first look at exactly what self-confidence is.  It’s tough to go after something if you’ve not clear about what ...

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Pick Your Yoga Practice

Pick Your Yoga Practice

MYTH:  Yoga is only for skinny, bendy women who like to zen out and there's only one way to practice it. REALITY:  There is a kind of yoga for every person regardless of gender, age, physical abilities or fitness level. The oldest person known to be teaching the yoga that Westerners are familiar with is 92.  My ...

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