5 Ways to Enhance Your Creativity

5 Ways to Enhance Your Creativity We’re born creative. However, this innate characteristic becomes buried as we get older. Our logical left brain usually takes the driver’s seat. Here are 5 ways to help you unearth your creative self. 1. Surprise Your Mind. List laughable, ridiculous, outrageous and bizarre ideas. Don’t limit yourself to ideas that other people consider “sane,” “reasonable” or “logical.” The best and most creative ideas stem from silly ones. When you’re in a creative mode, you’re suspending judgment on ideas you generate. You simply list them all down and never worry whether they make sense or not. Allow yourself the freedom to think outside the box. 2. Aim for Quantity. Generate loads of ideas for you …

Take A Beach Vacation

Take A Beach Vacation As a marriage and family counselor, I give out a wide variety of counsel to families and an even wider variety of suggestions for ways to reprioritize their family life above other things. I was recently meeting with a family that is in the middle of a huge family crisis. Many things are going wrong and they are far from being whole and healed, but one of my first suggestions to them surprised them almost as much as it surprised me. I suggested that they plan a beach vacation as soon as possible and that they get away as an entire family. Quite honestly, I had never suggested to clients that they get away on a …

Developing Spiritual Understanding ~ Part 4 ~ Some Conclusions

Developing Spiritual Understanding ~ Part 4 ~ Some Conclusions Acts 19:5 5 When they heard [this,] they were baptized in the name of the Lord Jesus. 6 And when Paul had laid hands on them, the Holy Spirit came upon them, and they spoke with tongues and prophesied. 7 Now the men were about twelve in all. Acts 19:5 5 When they heard [this,] they were baptized in the name of the Lord Jesus. 6 And when Paul had laid hands on them, the Holy Spirit came upon them, and they spoke with tongues and prophesied. 7 Now the men were about twelve in all. The Bible records that Jesus received the Holy Spirit in “Full measure.” (KJV) John 3:34 …

The Passion and the Hobby of Vegetarianism

The Passion and the Hobby of Vegetarianism It is going to take some effort to make the transition to a meat free lifestyle and to be able to proudly say “I am a vegetarian.” But instead of feeling intimidated by that prospect, what is called for is for you to not only make living healthy and without meat your passion in life, make it your hobby. The distinction between a passion and a hobby is important. Your passion in life is what drives you to learn all you can about your new lifestyle of vegetarianism. When you first make the transition or are preparing for the transition, it is natural to become obsessed with not only the reasons for becoming …