The Door to the Good Life

Imagine a door that leads you to everything you've ever dreamed of.. beautiful bright sunshine, puffy white clouds in an otherwise clear blue sky. Gardens of every variety, water fountains, walking trails, delectable food and exquisite dining. All the opportunities you have ever wanted are there too: People you want to meet, sites you want to see....all on the other side of the door. In your excitement you stretch out your hand to open the door, but find that it is locked. You start to walk away in frustration, but hear a faint voice bidding you to stay for a while. It's a soothing voice that comforts you in the deepest way. You somehow feel you can trust this voice and you ...

Feeling stuck and defeated? Fail Forward

Failure! Gotta admit--it's not my favorite word. I think that for most of my life, I've determined that if I failed, I was a failure...and; in fact, I felt that not trying, was actually preferable to trying and failing. Have you ever felt that way? Here's another question, have you ever stopped yourself from doing something you really wanted to do because you were afraid you'd fail? If you answered yes to either question...