We're Creating Our Own Hell

Posted Friday, April 15, 2011



There’s a disease out there that affects millions. It is literally killing people every day. Nearly every family has at least one individual suffering from this disease. The kicker is that each of us that suffer from this disease chose it for ourselves.

I just had lunch with a longtime sufferer of this disease. Here’s a quick description. Ashley is a young professional woman. Single with a good job and striking good looks. She’s hired a trainer to keep her slim and paid a hefty sum for a 20 session package. Here’s the problem: the trainer barely shows up at 6AM. This has been going on for months and he continues to lie about why he doesn’t show up. So what does Ashley do? She gives him another chance, and another, and another. She finally does stand up for herself after he misses three weeks in a row and ask for a refund for the 10 sessions left. Why did it take so long? It’s because she’s so nice. She wants to make sure everyone is OK. That’s the disease: BEING THE HERO! Even in our conversation today, she was taking responsibility for the situation because maybe the time doesn’t work for him and the price she was paying was very inexpensive compared to what she’s heard other people pay. Really?   Read More »

What's Behind Your Tears?

Posted Wednesday, January 12, 2011



If you haven’t seen Double Rainbow Guy on YouTube…I have two things to say to you:

1. You are missing out!
2. Watch it now…as soon as you can. Double Rainbow Guy

What is it about human emotion that we all connect with? Literally every time I watch it—I laugh uncontrollably and become amazed with this guy behind the camera. He is literally enraptured by the beauty of the double rainbow. Speechless. It touches a profound place in him and he doesn’t know what to do with that feeling. So he cries. He screams in joy. He talks to God.

These are unmanufactured moments. Moments that we cannot replicate for ourselves…they come from outside of us—and deep inside.   Read More »



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