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Political Sex Scandals? Politicians Should Get to Know Their Sex God(ess) Impostor

If you’ve been reading the news recently, you’ve most likely heard about the series of sex scandals surrounding politicians in the past few weeks. It seems like every day we’re reminded of very public and very embarrassing incidents that make the headlines: Anthony Weiner, former U.S. Congressman, is now running for Mayor of New York, but the likelihood of his success has been hindered by new revelations of his continued “sexting” embarrassments. San Diego Mayor... Read More

Are You Craving A Balanced Life?

So many of my clients and friends are craving a balanced life. I was at dinner with a friend of mine the other night - he spent most of his time on the phone, when he wasn't actually on the phone he was checking emails or looking at it waiting for the next call. I didn't value our time together at all and neither did he - how could he, he wasn't there!

What Is Your Life Vision?

A journalist friend of mine interviewed Arnold Schwarzenegger many years ago when he was just at the beginning of his acting career.Whatever you think of his politics, doesn't matter. I think what his story has to offer is a fresh paradigm for success.Arnold had already succeeded in body building, and now wanted to become an actor. This was the mid-seventies. He was promoting a movie he was in called: "Stay Hungry", starring Sally Field and Jeff Bridges. Arnold played a Bluegrass fiddler. Can you imagine that? Good casting, huh?

The City of The Dead

While in Cairo, I ventured into a rather surreal but gritty section of town where there is a sprawling slum referred to as the City of the Dead. People call it that because it exists on the very same site as a vast graveyard.

Seducing the Dead: Part 2

What am I doing here in a crowded corridor of smut with these empty souls, entwined in their tragic lives? Am I one of them? Is everyone?I rejoin the swollen crowd of sightseers and slither past men queued up and waiting to slip into small, dank-smelling cubicles where they will rendezvous with private fantasies. Suddenly I’m confronted with the sour breath of an old male face in front of me. I pull my coat tighter around my body and push on, pretending to be unfazed.

TED Talk Tuesday: An Attitude of Gratitude

Louie Schwartzberg reminds us of the importance of gratitude. Appreciating the world around us and it's beauty.Louie shows us that every day is not just another day, it is given to you, it is a gift and your only response should be gratefulness. Learn to respond as if it is your first day in life and your last day - only then are you really in appreciation of the gift you have been given.

Seducing The Dead: Part 1

Some believe that the path to the metaphysical is the physical; that in order to feel the soul it is necessary to first embrace the body. But Teresa works as a prostitute in Amsterdam where for years one unrequited desire has burned beneath the surface of her numbed skin. She yearns to be touched in her soul by someone who has not first paid her to flesh-out a fantasy.

TED Talk Tuesday: Stand Up, Speak Out!

This week's TED talk is by the wonderful Marianne Williamson! Marianne articulately discusses the state of our world today and how we are very quickly heading towards the proverbial "Titanic" unless we make some changes now.

Making A Decision

Do you have trouble making a decision? I see so many of my clients who spend ages deliberating over different choices they could make in their lives, giving themselves sleepless nights and lots of stress. Here is a method I use in my coaching to help you...

Are You Afraid Of Success?

Are you afraid of success?Now stop right there.Right now, you’re probably thinking, “No, of course not, Lisa. I'm not afraid at all."I hear that answer all the time in my SoulBlazing™ sessions here in Hollywood. So let's drill deeper.

TED Talk Tuesday: Stroke of Insight

“I realized, ‘Oh my gosh! I’m having a stroke! I’m having a stroke!’ The next thing my brain says to me is, ‘Wow! This is so cool! How many brain scientists have the opportunity to study their own brain from the inside out?’”

TED Talk Tuesday: I AM Somebody

I absolutely LOVE this TED talk. Rita Pierson is a phenomenal lady, I wish she had been my teacher growing up. It is no wonder that she had had over 500,000 views in less than a week. I'm sure when you watch it you will agree.

You Cannot Not Communicate!

When we talk about communication, there is one key thing to understand: you cannot NOT communicate. I know that’s a double negative. It’s purposeful. Let me repeat: you cannot NOT communicate.

TED Talk Tuesday: The Education Revolution!

In this poignant, funny follow-up to his fabled 2006 talk, Sir Ken Robinson makes the case for a radical shift from standardized schools to personalized learning -- creating conditions where kids' natural talents can flourish.

TED Talk Tuesday: Follow Your Dreams

This weeks TED Talk is a fabulous yo-yo performance. BLACK tells the inspiring story of finding his life's passion, and gives an awesome performance that will make you want to pull your yo-yo back out of the closet!

What is Spirituality?

When we talk about spirituality it’s such a loose term these days and people mistake it for religion or mistake it for all sorts of things.

Why Is Being Productive So Hard?

So what IS productivity? The definition of productivity is: The quality of being productive or having the power to produce. Yielding positive results.Before sitting to write pages of a new novel, Ernest Hemingway spent hours peeling oranges and gazing into the fire.

Creating the “Impostors”

Communication is such a big part of every one’s life. No one can escape from communicating, especially from communicating with our self. Are you aware that you’re dialoguing with yourself constantly? Your "Impostors" and your "Authentic Soul" are always debating ideas, facts, the decisions you make.

TED Talk Tuesdays: The Reward of Motivation

This week's TED Talk is by Daniel Pink, The Puzzle of Motivation. It is a fascinating look into what really motivates people to be productive in their work. Research shows that interestingly enough, the higher the rewards offered to people the worse their performance and the lower the productivity is.

Traveling With Children

I have traveled to over fifty countries in the past twenty years, a point of pride that came from choosing an alternative lifestyle-- one of independence, freedom, and risk. These qualities have always been a part of my identity, my authentic soul. Without owing myself, or my time to anyone, I was free to explore the world how I pleased.

The Power of Intention

A traveler came to a worksite and saw two men carrying stones. One man was working listlessly, with a sullen expression on his face, while the other man was cheerfully singing as he busily carried stone after stone.

Are you ready to speak your truth?

"I'm calm, I'm at ease and ready to speak candidly." Lance ArmstrongRumors are rife that Lance Armstrong is going to admit to doping in his upcoming interview with Oprah Winfrey this week. It seems very clear he did some doping in his career, how much we don't know.

Embrace Your Inner Child

This weeks TED Talk is by Neil Pasricha, The 3 A's of Awesome. Neil is also the author of the Book of Awesome, a number 1 International bestseller and the proud owner of one of the top 100 sites on the Internet. Neil started his blog, 1000 Awesome Things, as a small reminder of the free, easy little joys that make life sweet.