Mental Yoga Week #25: Clear Your Mind/Mini Meditation


Holidays are hectic.  Even when sales are down due to recession, holidays are hectic.  So this week’s Mental Yoga exercise is about quieting your mind. You may already be a meditation or yoga practitioner.  In that case, this exercise will be easy for you.  You don’t have to spend an hour-and-a-half in lotus position to … More Mental Yoga Week #25: Clear Your Mind/Mini Meditation

Mental Yoga Week #5: Read the Sunday Paper for 10 new Biz Ideas


Here’s one for all you entrepreneurs out there.  Read the Sunday Paper (online is fine; I love the New York Times online.) and find 10 business ideas to develop.  Here are examples from one of my Sunday reads: I read a story about Cancer Research which said the CTRC in San Antonio was not getting … More Mental Yoga Week #5: Read the Sunday Paper for 10 new Biz Ideas

Week #1: Mental Yoga


It’s time for some new mental stretches.  Each week I’ll post a detailed description of a mind power exercise to stretch your mind muscle.  The abbreviated version is on my twitter page. Here’s #1.  Look at something you see regularly from a new perspective.  Ruts are one of the worst things that can happen to … More Week #1: Mental Yoga

“Exercise #2 for Increasing Flow: Virtual Walk in the Forest”


The following is an abbreviated version of one of my hypnosis scripts.  Make a recording of it for yourself and practice using it to go into flow.  Feel free to change some of the wording if it doesn’t feel right to you.  Once you’ve done this session for a few weeks, try an actual walk … More “Exercise #2 for Increasing Flow: Virtual Walk in the Forest”

The Science of Happiness: Getting in the Flow of Your Life


Almost 20 years ago, a Hungarian psychology professor, Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi, published his ground-breaking work, ‘Flow: The Psychology of Optimal Experience.’  I’ve been a fan of Csikszentmihalyi, (“chick-send-me-high-ee”) ever since that time. According to “flow” theory:   people are most happy when they are in a state of flow— a state of concentration or complete absorption with the activity … More The Science of Happiness: Getting in the Flow of Your Life

Be Here Now


I’m a Southsider (San Antonio.) Born and raised. For those of you not familiar with San Antonio, the Southside is generally known as “the wrong side of the tracks.” But from my perspective, the Southside is the authentic part of San Antonio. It’s the oldest part, more like a village than part of the fastest … More Be Here Now