Refuse Unkind Words 2

Refuse Unkind Words
I heartily rebelled against corporation recently, and have enjoyed a taste of freedom and a slap on the wrist. Here’s the story. I have been engaged in numerous discussions about a promotion I have been seeking over the last year. It has been mostly a blocked route due to various corporate politics. I’ve written about ...

Facing Emotional Wounds From Your Past

Facing Emotional Wounds From Your Past
Childhood seems so innocent, and yet it’s events have the ability to haunt us for a lifetime. I have been absent on this website for some time as I struggle through some realizations that hit me last year, stemming from emotional wounds created in childhood. These realizations and awareness made it difficult for a time ...

Exit Your Comfort Zone At Work, And Enter Leadership

Exit Your Comfort Zone At Work, And Enter Leadership
I hate to admit it, but I am a liar. Many days, I go into work and lie to my colleagues, my boss, my executives. I mask my lying by calling it by various names: diplomacy, tact, politeness, being positive, being nice, being agreeable. But, the truth is, there are many situations in which I’m ...

Cosmic Coincidence: Universe Aligns To You 27

My personal development journey has taken some interesting twists in the past months. Initially, my experiments with self expression brought about challenges and confrontations. These cosmic collisions seemed designed to test my strength. The universe mocked me: Did I really have the courage to put my authentic self out there? Yes.  I accepted the challenge, and ...

Making Your Own Luck 1

Making Your Own Luck
People always tell me I’m lucky. “You’re so lucky your in-laws live close by to help with your kids”. “You’re so lucky you got that great job close to home”. I nod and agree, smiling most of the time. But, the truth is, I don’t really believe I’ve been lucky at all. I have all ...