Tag Archives: The Better Living Center

The Treasures of your Brilliant Life

What do you find to be exquisite in your life? What is really valuable to you? Do you know what matters most to you? The things you value guide the way you act. They shape the decisions you make. It … Continue reading

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Integrity

In the small matters trust your mind; in the large ones, the heart. Sigmund Freud What is integrity? Integrity isn’t something you pull off the shelf, or out of a safe, when times are difficult. Integrity is a unifying way … Continue reading

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Claim the necessary boundaries

(If you have skipped the post on Standards for Better Living, please go back and read it before reading this one.) One of the most liberating realizations I had in understand the mechanics of better living was learning about the … Continue reading

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Standards for Better Living

Remember how I stated that the most important relationship to address in the quest for better living is the one that you have with yourself? Therefore, it goes to follow that the standards for better living must be YOUR personal … Continue reading

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Don’t Tolerate Anything, part two

Please recall the activities I requested that you do to clean up your past, unresolved issues (the “clean it up” post from August 21.) By completely addressing those issues, your immediate benefit was that you got rid of lugging around … Continue reading

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Needs, needs, we’ve all got needs

For reasons that can fill up volume and volumes of books on psychology shelves, human needs are some of the most vexing topics imaginable.  And, another inscrutable topic is the need to pretend that one has no needs!  Huh?  But, … Continue reading

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Make the commitment to Better Living

Perhaps it was seeing the discrepancy between how you spend your time in your actual day versus your ideal day.  Or, maybe you have found that you are upholding a lifestyle that isn’t serving you.  Or the concept of “navigating … Continue reading

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It’s your life…or is it?

Better Living is about creating your life from the inside – out.  Starting with the essence of YOU.  My intention with this post is to get really clear on whether you are living your life, or trying to maintain a … Continue reading

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What would Better Living look like?

So, how’s it going? Are you living the life you want? I mean, right now? John Lennon observed that “life is what is happens to you while you’re busy making other plans.” Good for a wry laugh. However, I prefer … Continue reading

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Curiosity as a Navigational Device

One of the best ways to stay stuck, to be fussy, and to feel frustrated is to see life as a problem to be solved. An either/or or a right/wrong paradigm of perspective is quite limiting, and it guarantees stress. … Continue reading

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