I recall my newbie blogger days. People advised I grow my traffic through guest posting. But I did not know anyone. Plus I was lazy. Forget the fact I was likely to be turned down, anyway. I knew fellow bloggers would reject me. I could not comment genuinely on blogs; had no time to waste

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Imagine a single grain of sand. Visualize how tiny and seemingly insignificant this sand seems. Now picture putting the grain of sand under the highest powered microscope in the world. The tiny grain becomes huge. Massive. Imposing. Now, imagine if the news media projected the microscope zoomed-in image to the world, telling planet earth that

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If the world seems to zig, I zag. No one needs to be enlightened to see the state of the world right now. Most human beings live in fear. Fear-filled people panic. Calm, serene types live in love and peace. Calm, loving, peaceful people remain calm, loving and peaceful no matter what happens because little

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I have thrived in a few negative environments in my life. Being around folks who may have not been mentally well at the time, dealing with global panics and facing challenging situations on the road all tested me. Negative environments consume you if you are not careful. Beware; even well-meaning people get so lost in

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I am where I need to be right now. I am at peace with that statement. I even accept it openly. But I was not always in this accepting energy. A while back, I regularly told myself I should be further along with my blog and life, in general. Observing other bloggers, people seem to

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This evening, I was on a call with a business coaching prospect, and when I disclosed my price, she came back with, “Another coach told me that they could help me set my business up for $100.” Really? Maybe I’m just getting old and lazy, but I’m not getting out of my cozy bed in

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10:27 PM. Sunday night. I know that 1 hour and 33 minutes expires before Monday greets me. I will likely still be blogging. Maybe I will churn out a few more guest posts. Anyway, you and I both know 24 hours fills one day. We know how much time we have in a day. Why

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10 years ago, I could write 300 words before slamming violently into writer’s block. Today, I write and publish 6 or more 600-700 blog posts daily. I went through a stretch 5 years ago where I wrote and self-published one, 6000 word eBook every single day for a 3 month stretch. Toss in my freelancing

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When major events happen, change is inevitable. This month’s personal development book of the month is “Who Moved My Cheese: An A-Mazing Way to Deal With Change in Your Work and Your Life” by Spencer Johnson. This entertaining short story teaches us all how to deal better with changes, and how to find the proverbial

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Every fear you do not face, feel and release simply enslaves you to that fear. The more fears you duck the more you become a slave to fear. Being enslaved by fears makes you prone to easy fear triggering by news headlines, the general public and a whole host of common, day to day, activities.

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Enjoying my cup of coffee here in cool, relaxing New Jersey, I ponder the 3 personality types I observed so far today. Each carries distinct traits. Which one are you? 1: Dream and Doer A few folks dream and do. Dreamers and doers get busy following their passion, rendering generous service as they move toward

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With the pandemic in full swing, more and more businesses are scrambling to find a way to keep their business going. One way that they are doing this is by finding a way to deliver their services online. My daughter, Emma Bachman, is a perfect example of a local business that has been affected by

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OK; I dubbed a confusing concept “The Movie Effect”. Basically, after we watch some movie we see a 2 hour long, condensed version of a story. Few movies span 2 hours of actual “story” time. Most cover years, or even, a full human lifetime. Inspiring biographies form the basis of The Movie Effect. Imagine watching

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How many times have you been a news puppet? The scenario: global headlines shift to a new story. Perhaps a virus. Said virus spreads rapidly. People die. More people get sick. Never mind how most people recover quickly. Fear scares you. The news headline scares you, triggering fears in your being. Being scared, you rush

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Some believe my life is a movie. I have lived in Fiji, New Zealand, Bali and Costa Rica for months at a time. I have spent over 2 years in Thailand. Why did I live my dreams? I developed one skill to a point where I just got the job done, no matter what obstacles

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Fear energy fuels your problems. Problems only exist in minds dominated by fear. Or problems only exist in minds leaning a bit too much toward fear. Fear skews your filter. All is an opportunity to learn from, and to grow from. But feeling fear versus love throws off your power of clear perception. Problems cannot

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