In Natalie Goldberg’s book, Writing Down the Bones, she has a chapter called “Doubt Is Torture” in which she talks about a conversation between her friend and their Zen teacher, Katagiri Roshi:
A friend of mine was planning to move to Los Angeles with the hope of connecting with the music industry. He was a musician and songwriter, and it was time for him to follow his aspirations. Katagiri Roshi said to him, “Well, if you’ve decided to go, let’s see what your…
Do you believe that you are here at this time and in this place for a reason? That your birth was no accident?
Do you want to attract the people who resonate with you and your life's purpose?
If so, then it would serve you well to have and declare your personal manifesto.
When you know what you stand for, you gain a good understanding of why your life has a reason. You understand what kind of mark you want to leave when passing through during this lifetime. When you…Continue
What is holding you back from reaching your potential?
Maybe you have a dream that keeps nagging at you in the back of your mind, but you brush it away. It keeps tugging at your heart, but you push it down again and again. What are you afraid of?
3 Big Fears
There are three main emotional fears all humans have in common. See if any or all of these ring true for you.
In his book, What They Don’t Teach You In The Harvard Business School, Mark McCormack mentions some interesting statistics about setting and achieving goals. In 1979, a poll was conducted of new graduates from Harvard’s MBA Program and found that:
A decade later, the researchers tracked down and…Continue