Are Your Beliefs Holding You Back?

The Wisdom of Your Emotions

Here is another wonderful post by BeliefWorks contributor Tom Gruner: Emotions are beautiful, they originate in our minds and resonate in our bodies. They inform us of our beliefs, a major content of our mind. They should never be judged because they are an outcome and not the source. Our body, which feels and turns it […]

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How to be Happier by Practicing Respect

 “Self acceptance is the first step in accepting the differences in others…….” We define a friend as someone who accepts us as we are. If you are in a long tern relationship do you always accept the person you have chosen as they are? Do you always accept yourself as you are? These are important […]

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Having Trouble Meditating? Try This…..

“Turn off your mind, relax and float downstream,” goes the Beatles song: Tomorrow Never Knows. Ever since the Fab Four went to India in 1968 to study transcendental meditation with the Maharishi Mahesh Yogi, the concept of meditation has steadily seeped into Western culture and language. Currently there are over 76,000 titles on about […]

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A Success Tip that Takes Almost No Effort At All

Last week I was traveling home from a spring trip to Jackson, Wyoming. Jackson is just 50 miles south of Yellowstone National Park. I have been working on a project up there since last fall and visiting frequently. Jackson is the quintessential western tourist town but during the long winter months it is relatively quiet, […]

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The Key to Being Happy, No Matter What Happens

{This was originally published on the Huffington Post} When my father died there was a great upheaval in my family.  We moved several times, my mother re-married, and we lost touch with his side of the family. The greatest causality was losing contact with my brother, Peter – my father’s only child from his first […]

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When Good Enough is Perfect

Bode writes: I’m a teenager and I’m  confused by what I have read in some of the self-help books my Mom has. The books are all about self-improvement: be happier, fitter, smarter, nicer, and richer. And yet, they say you should love yourself as you are. That doesn’t line up. It’s sort of like my […]

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The “If, Then Trap” and How to Avoid It to Be Happier

{This post was first published at: Thanks to Lori at Tiny – GREAT site, you should check them out.} “Happiness is the absence of striving for happiness.” ~Chuang Tzu Being an empty nester (the kids have grown up and left home), I noticed recently that I have fallen in love with little kids […]

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How to Break a Bad Habit

Kaley writes: I have a bad habit that I’d love to break. After the each meal is over, I snack on this and that. After dinner I snack until I go to bed. I know how to eat sensibly, but the snacking sabotages it and keeps my weight way above where it should be. I […]

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The Secret is Out!

I am so EXCITED to announce that the new book: The Toltec Secret to Happiness: Create Lasting Change with the Power of Belief is available on But WAIT….. If you wait until Wednesday January 29th to purchase the book, you’ll get 100s of dollars in free gifts from a unique constellation of authors and […]

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Join Us for the 10 Year Celebration!

It’s been 10 years since we wrote my first book, “The Power of Belief. “  I say “we” because there were a lot of people that contributed to the genesis of the book. We are going to have a big party to launch the book on January 29th. So stay tuned for details. I think […]

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