The Courage To Be True To Yourself

“A Buddha is a Buddha, a Krishna is a Krishna, and you are you. And you are not in any way less than anybody else. Respect yourself, respect your own inner voice and follow it.” — Osho   According to Bronnie Ware, a hospice nurse and author of “The Top Five Regrets of the Dying – A Life Transformed by the Dearly Departing”, the number one … Continued

The Courage To Be Your Greatest Self

“I choose to experience the grandest version of the greatest vision ever I had about Who I Am.” —Neale Donald Walsch, Conversations with God, Book 3     “Who do you think you are?”   In our culture, that question tends to be confrontational. It implies that the person saying it thinks you’ve stepped out of line, acted too big for your boots, or otherwise … Continued

The Courage to Change

I’m kicking off a new season of blog posts, on the subject of COURAGE. And I’d like to ask for your help. I’m embarking on a new book on this very subject, so I’m using these blogs to pilot my ideas. I’d love to get your feedback. Agree? Disagree? or “Yes, and…..”? Please tell me in the comments below!   “I must be willing to … Continued

Always Look On The Bright Side Of Life

To round off my series of lessons learned on the ocean (which started on February 11th with The Retrospective Perspective) , we’re ending on a lighter note. I had a special playlist for extreme emergencies, and it consisted of just one song: Always Look On The Bright Side Of Life, from Monty Python’s film, Life of Brian. (You will notice that, towards the end, Eric … Continued