I speak Anger

by Jim on February 10, 2016

I help people with anger. Anger is okay. It’s when we get out of control that it can hurt. But know this: Anger is a powerful emotion, and I can help you harness & channel it’s energy.

The Season…

by Jim on November 26, 2013

In two and a half days, America will go shopping. Unofficially the Friday after Thanksgiving starts the beginning of the holiday season for Americans. While this is a season that’s supposed to be of kindness and good cheer, what’s often not talked about is that this is also a season for being obliged or obligated. Obligated to […]

Self Defeating Beliefs (SDBs)

by Jim on October 16, 2013

Self Defeating Beliefs are simply the LIES that we tell ourselves. They are the lies that tell us… I can’t  I’m not good enough I’m not worthy I’m crap/scum/etc… I won’t make it It won’t get better These are all lies that we tell ourselves. I know I’ve told myself many of these. They were so […]

Empowerment Call, Day 30

by Jim on August 30, 2013

DAY 30 of the Empowerment Call! Woo Hoo! Thirty Days, going over the 16 Steps of Empowerment, steps to help us live our lives more fully and more free, knowing that freedom is an inside journey. As we complete the 30 days, we end with practical and visionary steps: STEP 15: We accept the ups and […]

Empowerment Call, Day 29

by Jim on August 30, 2013

As we wind down the Empowerment Call, we seek to find our inward calling, and develop the will and wisdom to follow it. This can be super hard…finding your deeper values and consistently living by them. Finding your inner calling, and living by it is a big deal. The question is…are you willing?   Missed […]

Empowerment Call, Day 28

by Jim on August 28, 2013

As we start winding down the Empowerment Call, we include Step 13, which invites us to look at Taking Steps to heal our physical bodies, organize our lives, reduce stress, and have fun. We’ve looked at (and hopefully continue) to examine our lives in the context of patriarchy, hierarchical, homophobic society…we’ve looked at having power within […]

Empowerment Call, Day 27 (step 12)

by Jim on August 27, 2013

We seek out situations, jobs, and people that affirm our intelligence, perceptions, and self-worth, and, we avoid situations or people who are hurtful, harmful, or demeaning to us. This step helps us set intentions, and, it helps us discern. It helps us discern who is harmful, hurtful, etc., and whether we can actually stay the […]

Empowerment Call, Day 26 (step 11)

by Jim on August 26, 2013

Let’s promptly acknowledge our mistakes, and make amends when appropriate. But let’s not say we’re sorry for things that we haven’t done, let’s not cover up, analyze, or take responsibility for others. That my friends and readers, is Step 11 of the 16 Steps of Empowerment! It speaks of ownership, self confidence, and letting others find […]

Empowerment Call, Day 25 (step 10)

by Jim on August 26, 2013

Today…let’s continue to trust our reality and daily affirm that we see what we see, we know what we know, and we feel what we feel. It’s like Virginia Satir’s “Five Freedoms,” and, it’s step 10 of the 16 steps of empowerment!   Didn’t get to hear the call this morning, or just would like […]

Empowerment Call, Day 24

by Jim on August 26, 2013

Today try this: Express love and gratitude to others, and increasingly appreciate the wonder of life and the blessings that you do have. When you do this, it changes things, let me own that, it’s changed things for me. See how it works for you!   Dial: +1 209-255-1099 Enter Access Code: 108300# Reference #22