Complaints on Not Complaining The Challenge Continues!

Okay, I’ve already gotten complaints about this Complaint Free Counter Challenge! Isn’t that funny! Complaints about not complaining! I love it! The point that some people are making is this: to not complain is a form of denial. For instance, if we don’t protest, if we choose to turn away from that which we feel […]

Complaining v.s. GossipingIs There a Difference?

Is gossiping the same as complaining? Yesterday, I was doing great with my new challenge to stop complaining and start appreciating. Until I met my friend Jason for a mocha at the French Hotel in Berkeley. Jason and I don’t get to see each other very much so when we do, we talk about everything. […]

Stop Complaining Or Start Appreciating?My Counter-Challenge to Pastor Will

Could you stop complaining for 21 days? About anything. No complaining about anything. Even internally. So, when you’re driving behind someone who’s going super slow, can you NOT internally curse that person or the situation?I was watching Oprah a few days ago (yes, I watch her sometimes, usually when The View is on hiatus, as […]

You’ve Already Got What It Takes, OrWhy Public Speaking Experts Should Shut Up And Sit Down!

I couldn’t stop squirming in my seat. Every word out of his mouth made me fidget with frustration. It was all I could do to not shout out loud, “Please shut up and sit down!” I was at a conference listening to a very experienced public speaker talk about how to speak in public. And, […]

The Secret Continued

More stuff about The Secret. It’s funny how something so positive can become so controversial! Yesterday, when I wrote about my buddy Andy and his skeptical attitude towards the teachings in The Secret, I didn’t really tell you my impression of The Secret and the incredible marketing campaign that effectively made it the hit and […]

Andy Wibbels v.s. The Secret

My friend Andy is at it again. Now that the movie, "The Secret" is all the rage, with national TV talk show hosts such as Oprah, Ellen Degeneres and Larry King interviewing the "stars" of this viral marketing wonder, Andy wants to put it to the test. In case you don’t know what the blazes […]

I Want To Be Free!My Journey with Dr. ClaudePart Two

Well, what happened? With Dr. Claude? I promised to write more and I’ve been sorely absent from this blog. But I am making good on my promise now. I did have my session with Dr. Claude. In fact, I’ve had two sessions. Am I free of my unwanted condition? No. Did I learn about how […]

I Want To Be Free!My Journey with Dr. Claude

I’m starting a new adventure and I’m bring you with me! There is a man named Dr. Claude Windenberger who has this fascinating process by which he can free anyone from any unwanted condition. Well, that is, if they are willing to be free of that condition. Wanna know more? Well, I sure did when […]

Surfing for Stage Fright:Articles 4 You

I love Google. Google sends me email. Wonderful little snippets on topics in the news or on blogs that pertain to my interests, like public speaking tips, self-confidence, self-expression, etc. It’s very cool. Here are a few articles I discovered, thanks to Rhona-May Arca, a piano and music teacher in Canada who has a blog […]

The Summary & Appendix toThe Diva’s 7 Secrets!

This concludes the Special Report, "The Diva’s 7 Secrets to Speaking or Performing With Confidence, Ease and Charisma." A quick Summary, and a new definition. In Summary So, there you go! The Diva’s 7 Secrets to Speaking or Performing in Public With Confidence, Ease and Your Own Kind of Creative Charisma. How do they feel […]