Sticky Emotional Reaction…

SharonAdvice, Neil

Here’s the next article for Neil on holidays and relationships… Despite your best intentions in clearing the slate… And all your preparation for staying mindful with your family over the holidays… Once you’re seated at the table, or socializing in the living room, you may still catch yourself regressing into the wounded child or adapted adolescent. A sticky emotional reaction … Read More

Running patterns

SharonNeil

This is the latest article from Neil on relationships When reconnecting with family for the holidays… Few of us enter with a blank slate, to experience others as they truly are… Over decades, we’ve built up assumptions about them, and how the day or night will go. In effect, instead of relating to each other…   We are relating to … Read More

Holiday Survival

SharonSurvival

This is Neil’s latest article on family gatherings and holidays… You might be bracing yourself… The holidays are fast approaching. And because social restrictions are relaxing, most family gatherings will be back in full swing. Though for many of us, even if we are looking forward to seeing our family, the childhood dinner table remains the epicenter of our family … Read More

Writer’s block doesn’t exist…

Richard ArthurWriting

I want to share a takeaway from one of the experiential exercises I designed… Which delivers an important, mind-altering lesson. Not only does it prove writer’s block doesn’t exist… It pulls you into the empty space where great creativity happens. Let me explain… One of the myths in creative work is that you need to begin with some extraordinary idea, or experience… And … Read More

Handle Your Hot Buttons

Richard ArthurWriting

I wanted to add a thought expanding on a previous topic I discussed rest and stress… Because managing that balance has an impact far more than it may seem. In addition to impacting your health and immunity, stress lowers your emotional and psychological capacity.    Your capacity to perform well, to think clearly, and to handle pressure, conflict, and your hot buttons.    When … Read More

Honor Confidentiality

Richard ArthurBooks, Challenge, Writing

This is the latest article from Neil… To continue supporting as many as I can in finishing your books, and other projects, I want to share a few extra lessons I’ve learned recently before we continue our regularly scheduled programming here. This tip has applications far beyond writing, so read on for the bigger takeaway.    I took note of … Read More

The Front Matter

Richard ArthurNeil, Writing

Now on to our second and bonus lesson.. I realized I needed to stop taking the damn words so seriously, and I finished my first novel–A dream I set for myself when I was just a little boy. I felt like I was learning from someone that understood why the writing matters. Someone who appreciates the art. And I learned … Read More

Surrender To Art

Richard ArthurWriting

Here is the latest article from Neil… I want to talk briefly about a sticking point I’m noticing. One thing I’m noticing, though, is that there is a tendency, drilled into us since childhood, to always think and plan ahead. This may not be true for writing and art. Think of art more as meditation. the goal is to surrender to the moment, … Read More

6 Levels of Change

Richard ArthurAdvice

This is a much older article from Neil on change…This is usually not enough. I’ve been wanting to write a series on a concept that is fundamental to The Truth. That series begins today. I’m going to slowly walk you into it, because every single person can benefit from this. However, not everyone is ready to hear it. What we’re … Read More

A thousand small improvements

Richard ArthurBooks, Writing

  Here’s Neil’s latest tip on writing… I wanted to share an insight that has freed many writers who were blocked. It’s easy to write, but it’s exhausting to doubt yourself. When you set over-thinking aside, and just show up to do the work, it’s amazing what you can accomplish. When you simply start writing words without judgment, follow the … Read More