Taking a Closer Look at Ourselves: Why It’s Important

man looking in mirror trying to face his inner truth

We often find ourselves stuck in a rut, unable to move forward. The truth is, many of us are unwilling to take a closer look at our own lives – and the situations we have been avoiding. It takes courage to face what we have been avoiding, but doing so brings amazing growth and realizations. […]

It’s Time for a Change: Four Tips How to Let Go of Your Old Story

Letting go of old stories

We all have a story that we tell ourselves about who we are. This story is usually based on our early experiences, and it can be difficult to let go of it even when it’s no longer serving us. If you’re feeling stuck in your life, it might be time to let go of your […]

The Power of Consistency: Why Showing Up Every Day Matters

Bullseye score on dartboard - consistency pays off

It’s no secret that success doesn’t come overnight. Anyone who tells you otherwise is probably trying to sell you something. The truth is, if you want to achieve anything worthwhile, you need to be consistent in your efforts. Showing up every day – even when you don’t feel like it – is one of the […]

Accept Yesterday. Be Present Today. Have Faith in Tomorrow.

Accept yesterday

The past is behind us and we cannot change it. The present is ours to live in and enjoy. The future is ahead of us and we can have hope for a better tomorrow. If we accept yesterday, be present today and have faith in tomorrow, we can live our best life. It’s so easy […]

Five Tips for Letting Go of Fears From Our Past

Letting go of fears from the past

Many of us replay our past fears and anxieties in our minds on a constant loop. We relive moments that make us feel uncomfortable, anxious, or scared over and over again. This can prevent us from moving forward and enjoying the present moment. Fortunately, it is possible to let go of these fears from our […]

Ho’oponopono: The Hawaiian Practice of Reconciliation and Forgiveness

Ho'oponopono - the Hawaiian practice of forgiveness

What is Ho’oponopono? Ho’oponopono is a Hawaiian practice of reconciliation and forgiveness. It is based on the belief that all illness and disharmony in our lives is the result of unresolved past issues with other people. Through Ho’oponopono, we can release these grievances and find inner peace. I recently became an advanced certified practitioner of […]

The Cookie Thief – A Lesson About Assumptions

The Cookie Thief poem

Years ago there was a video that went viral and I didn’t know that it was actually based on a poem.  If you watched this video, you will definitely recognize this poem. If you’re not familiar with the video, I think you will appreciate the message and the lesson taught in this poem.  It’s called […]

Focusing On Your Goals – Lesson Learned From A Blurry Photo

Marcelo Oleas - Focusing On Achieving Your Goals

Hey, this is Marcelo and this is something that I know we can all relate to because we have all done it.  We have all taken pictures. Whether we have used a standalone camera or our smartphone, we have all been able to capture a moment in time.  No, I’m not a photographer and this […]

Why Are Core Values Important?

Marcelo Oleas - Importance of core values

Why is it important for us, as individuals, to know our own personal core values? What are the beliefs that are most important to you? Not your spouse, not your friends, not your family members, not your coworkers, but YOUR own personal beliefs. It’s important to respect other people’s values, but it’s also very important […]