12 Steps to Manifestation | Barbara Schwarck

12 Steps to Manifest Health, Wealth and Happiness … or Essentially Anything

The concept of manifestation has been around ever since humans have “wanted stuff.” Often associated with the Laws of Attraction, a popular New Age and New Thought idea, manifestation posits to never dwell on the negative and the belief that thoughts determine one’s destiny. Louise Hay (the “Queen of Affirmations”), believes that “our thinking creates…

Dealing with Emotional Hijacking During Crisis

As originally posted in Times of Israel on July 20, 2020 “Denial of our emotions isn’t the only danger we face when we rely too heavily on our left brain. We can also become too literal, leaving us without a sense of perspective, where we miss the meaning that comes from putting things in context…

New Year’s Resolution: How to Get Started on Your Annual Plan

New Years Resolutions The end of a year can have an emotional pull in polarized directions. To our left, we see our accomplishments, celebrated victories, new friendships, and relationships and to our right, we see heartbreaks and incompletions. Depending on your personal wiring you will tend to keep one side closer to your vest. But…

Three Essential Tips for Dealing with Difficult People, Including Yourself

3 Essential Tips for Dealing with Difficult People “The difficulties in life are vital for our personal growth and well-being.” – Lailah Gifty Akita I recently had to deal with a very difficult person who shall rename anonymous for the purpose of this blog. This person was making my life miserable and as much as…

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Are You Your Own Worst Enemy?

Competitions are a great motivational tool for increasing performance. Findings of Coren Apicella and Johanna Mollerstrom, Professors who have studied competition among women and its effects on success and productivity. Women in the workplace are often reluctant to compete with other women, keeping them from success and perpetuating gender inequalities in the workplace. I can…