Monthly Archives: September 2011

Get ‘Em From the Get Go

group-of-women-laughingIt is within a matter of seconds that a first impression is made – this goes for meeting someone in person as well as reading something in writing.  In a matter of seconds our brains form an opinion about the person in front of us. Our mind draws on a lifetime of past experiences and immediately begins to make comparisons to others we have met and anything we have learned from them and about them. Our brain goes into search mode: Do I like her? Is she for real? What’s in this relationship for me?

First Impressions Are Lasting ImpressionsRead More

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

The World is Your Oyster

oyster1Do you know … every possibility that exists for everyone else in the world also exists for you? It’s true. From where you sit at this very moment, the only thing that limits your scope of possibility is you. YOU are the one who decides what is possible for you. YOU are the one who decides whether you will try something new or stick with what you already know. And YOU are the one who creates fear or excitement about what is in front of you. Only you. Period.

Have You Peeked Inside Your Oyster Lately?

Years of observation and … Read More

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

A September 11th Remembrance

WTCI remember waking up on Sept. 11th ten years ago. I was in Las Vegas for a sign convention with Kathy. I turned on the television to Good Morning America and instead I saw what looked like a disaster zone. We were confused about what we were seeing because the words at the bottom of the screen didn’t say where this place was and we were trying to figure it out.  We said it things like, ‘it looks like New York City, but it can’t be because the Trade Center buildings aren’t there”. Then, we saw the video of the … Read More

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Does Authenticity Frighten You?

mirror2Are you afraid to be yourself?  Do you only let people see certain parts of you? Do you only share what you think they will accept and agree with? This is not uncommon.  Although there is an allure and great freedom awaiting you when you live fully as the person you were born to be, there is often fear associated with the judgment that may come from others if you let them see who you really are.  We think we know what opinion these people will hold of us “if they only knew…”, and sometimes we fear that if they … Read More

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

A September 11th Remembrance

WTCI remember waking up on Sept. 11th ten years ago. I was in Las Vegas for a sign convention with Kathy. I turned on the television to Good Morning America and instead I saw what looked like a disaster zone. We were confused about what we were seeing because the words at the bottom of the screen didn’t say where this place was and we were trying to figure it out.  We said it things like, ‘it looks like New York City, but it can’t be because the Trade Center buildings aren’t there”. Then, we saw the video of the … Read More

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment