Not Your Daddy’s Family Conference… I remember some afternoons in the 50’s and 60’s when my father would come home from work and call my sister and me together for what he called a “family conference.”  This, we soon learned was code for a threat-laced scolding. “Your mother tells me ya’ll were bad all day, and I’m going to spank you both if I hear one more peep out of either one of you today!” Dad then fingered his belt buckle, like Wild Bill Hickock might drum the handles of his silver revolvers while staring down a drunk on the streets... (Read More ...)

It’s Grandma’s Fault Guess what?  Grandma’s fear may have just stopped you from getting that big deal you were going for . . . or losing those ten extra pounds! So says the theory coming out of the latest field of research called epigenetics. In this article I’ll cover this interesting tidbit, then provide you with an interesting solution I call  family tree coaching.   Epigenetic Research While ancestral influences have been known and embraced by most cultures around the world, it has only recently gained the attention of western scientists and researchers.  Most... (Read More ...)

True Happiness? There are three major blocks to happiness . . . and, no, I’m not talking about your not getting enough sex, drugs and rock ‘n roll! These blocks are universal, and usually arise with the opportunity for real contentment comes around.  You know that feeling you get when you do something really nice for someone you care about?  Or the fleeting moment that occurs right after accomplishing something really big . . . ? That feeling is contentment.  The “three Amigos,” however, will block this feeling every time! So who are they…? The Three Amigos These... (Read More ...)