A Handbook for LifeSM Center Blog

The PERSONAL EMPOWERMENT series that gets results.
  • Obstacles Schmobstacles

    Last Sunday I was honored to give my presentation "Obstacles Schmobstacles" in Charlotte, North Carolina. I always welcome the opportunity to share some vital tips on dealing with the issues ...
  • How do you get through really tough times when there’s no one to turn to for help?

    We have all faced challenges at different times in our lives. During those times if we are fortunate we had a close friend, family member or professional counselor that we ...
  • Lessons from Robin Williams’ Suicide

     Lessons from Robin Williams’ Suicide It’s been a year since Robin Williams took his own life.  Robin Williams is survived by family, friends, and millions of fans who have been robbed ...
  • When’s The Right Time To Let Your Pet Pass Away In Peace?

    Lindsay, our daughter, was four years old when we brought a cuddly, orange tabby kitten named Scooter into our house. It was the same year my mother in law ...
  • Anatomy of an Internet Scam

    Like me, you probably get inundated with unsolicited emails from people selling or promoting their ideas or products over the internet.  I frequently receive requests for speaking engagements and workshops ...
  • What’s it like to have Parkinson’s Disease?

    This article is entitled, “What’s it like to have Parkinson’s Disease?” The title of the article probably should be, “What’s it like to be in the early stages of ...
  • Are you really too busy to read this?

    Does any of the following sound familiar? Things at work are more hectic than ever. Family obligations are keeping you busy almost every day. You never seem to have time ...
  • Is It OK To Have A Pity Party?

    Tell me if this scenario sounds vaguely familiar to you. Things went badly at work again today, you got a speeding ticket driving home, and then you found out that ...
  • Why is life so hard?

    Struggle is a part of life.  It is through struggles and challenges that we grow.  I’m sure that you’ve heard the clichés, “What doesn’t kill you makes you stronger”, “No ...