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Dr Rick’s Blog Moved!

Dr Rick’s Blog Moved!

It’s a New Day On my new site you are welcome to peek at any of my rantings and ravings. My vision is for each idea there to be potentially uplifting to the reader. All of the content there is just my musings; my joy is to share them with people seeking this kind of hopeful perspective … and silliness. Go to My New...

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What You Think Is What You See

What You Think Is What You See

Do you realize your thoughts impact how you see things. I have a great story to share from the ETM Book Review Conference Call Monday evening. One of the listeners (I will call her Mary) had been through a Weight Watchers weight loss program and had successfully lost 30 pounds. She was walking through a shopping mall with her husband when out of the corner of her eye she spotted a woman. Mary...

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Pay It Forward

Pay It Forward

Charity and giving are essential components to happiness. Stretching it even further to anonymous charity will elevate the feeling of joy to a greater level. When an anonymous gift is given, the recipient embraces an awareness that they are being seen, and that they are not alone. Upon acceptance of the gift, they may be inspired to pass it on to someone else in some way. However, the most...

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Do You Want a Magical Life? Simply Give It to Yourself

Do You Want a Magical Life? Simply Give It to Yourself

It seems hard to believe that a little bit more self-love every day can add up to a life filled with the magic of happiness, but it works.  And it is perfectly magical! Giving yourself love is really easy to do once you understand what it is and then get the hang of it.  So, what is it anyway?  It is making the effort to put your attention on things that please you for the simple reason of...

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Why Don’t We All Have a World Flag Flying?

Why Don’t We All Have a World Flag Flying?

I’ve been pondering this question for a week. It keeps coming back up. Seems like it’d be really nice to have a World Flag flying beside the U.S. flag and the Wisconsin flags in this community. You probably know what a big fan I am of Humanism over Nationalism, but yet it’s wonderful to be part of a community. Be cautious to never let that community energy act to exclude anyone else. The world...

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Home Clutter and Office Clutter Creates Mental Clutter

Home Clutter and Office Clutter Creates Mental Clutter

I’d really like to help you free your mind from undue burdens and feel the lightness of thought and inspiration found in de-cluttering. In order to achieve a feeling of total security and total freedom, it is necessary to let go of our attachment to physical things. Detachment holds the wisdom of uncertainty and possibilities. When you embrace uncertainty, you will find security. This is a bit...

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