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Why Does Easy Require Hard – Flow Require Resistance?

Why Does Easy Require Hard – Flow Require Resistance?

This topic to get to Easy you have to pass through Hard – to get to Flow you have to pass through Resistance has been on my mind for awhile.  Yet I was reluctant to write this post. How can I talk about personal growth when the world is an inferno, a flood, a perpetual war? When families are displaced and struggling to feed their children and to keep them safe? Then I caught myself. You’re a Hand Analyst, Janet!  My mission is to plant my...

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The Apollo Star – Creative Expression vs. I Don’t Belong

The Apollo Star – Creative Expression vs. I Don’t Belong

If you yearn to create, to bring beauty, to add a touch of uniqueness to this world, thank you! Congratulations for using your gift of creative expression. Ever felt that you don’t belong!  Well of course! If you’re a creative type and you haven’t found your special creative niche, your tribe and audience, what is it going to feel like? It might just feel as if you’re adrift in a sea of folks who don’t see you and don’t care about your yearning...

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Communicate with a Stranger • Build Trust • Change Your World

Communicate with a Stranger • Build Trust • Change Your World

Chaos Creates Opportunity • Talk to a Stranger • Gary • Two Questions • A Mile of Smiles Sometimes I feel like a broken record. So many of my newsletters are about the essential nature of what it means to truly communicate. Sorry folks, we’re at a turning point in our country and in our world where true, heart-based communication is crucial. Of course we need to be clear about our own vision and values. But more importantly, we need to...

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True Communication in 3 easy steps-The challenge to speak and to listen

True Communication in 3 easy steps-The challenge to speak and to listen

Learn to communicate better • Take the 80/20 Challenge with me I wrote about assessing your communication skills a few years back. I decided that this was a good time to check in with your ability to authentically communicate. To understand each other, to try to see the point of view of someone whose values and beliefs differ is crucial in these challenging times. Getting your message across in a clear and caring way is equally important....

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The Gifted Leader vs. the Bully or the Wimp

The Gifted Leader vs. the Bully or the Wimp

Mythology is rich in archetypal characters and allows us mortals to pinpoint some of the qualities needed to be truly human and relatable. This time we’re exploring the Gifted Leader. Jupiter (Zeus in Greek mythology) is our guide. As with all the other Gift Markers in the hand, if you have the Gift of the Leader, you must grow into it, find your Mojo* and step up everyday. *Mojo is the moment when we do something that’s purposeful,...

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I Have a Choice. And My Hands are Guiding Me!

I Have a Choice. And My Hands are Guiding Me!

Every year, I choose a word or a phrase to guide me for the 12 months ahead. This year, it’s I Have a Choice!”. In June of 2017, I moved to a beautiful, peaceful place. I’m living alone again for the 1st time in almost 10 years. I tend to be a bit of a hermit anyway so I am celebrating my solitude. Friends and family ask me all the time – “aren’t you lonely”; don’t you get bored”? NOPE!...

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Are you a Moon Walker? Gift Markers brought to you by Luna.

Are you a Moon Walker? Gift Markers brought to you by Luna.

My Story-the “Moon Walker” Many moons ago, I set out on a quest. After 30 years in the same profession, I was ready for something new. Something that gave me more meaning and zest. Something that I could call my own. Thanks to a trusted friend, I found what I was looking for. And it was right here in front of me. The answers were there all along, you guessed it, in my hands. What does this have to do with the “Moon Walker”? Alana...

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Gifts! The Gifted Messenger

Gifts! The Gifted Messenger

Ready to bring your special gift of communication or are you happy on the treadmill of life? To Watch a Video on the Gifted Messenger GO HERE Listen to this audio – stories about Gifted Messengers who use their gift and those who don’t! LOCATION:   We’ve covered some lovely Gift Territory already. The 3 Headline Gifts, a.k.a. thinking prowess (the 3 headlines do not show up in this map) and the Gifted Healer, a.k.a. the...

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Heal Yourself Using the Wisdom of Your Hands

Heal Yourself Using the Wisdom of Your Hands

I’ve invited my colleague and co-author of our Hand Wisdom Book, Juliie Sonack, MS OT/L to share her wisdom about healing through our hands. Look for resources to dig deeper at the end of the article. HERE”S JULIE ………Have you ever felt hand pain or had a hand injury? How about Carpal Tunnel, tendonitis, a sprain, a burn, a crushed bone, or some undiagnosed pain in a particular area of your hand? You may know HOW...

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