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An Early Valentines GIFT for YOU!

Uncategorized Jan 27, 2023

As we head toward February, the month of LOVE, are you shopping for a Man… like shopping for a car?

Recently I was thinking about replacing my Lexus, with my dream car.

I went to a couple of my favorite dealerships: Lexus and Mercedes.

I knew exactly what I wanted for my dream car. It’s a short list:

A 4-seat hybrid convertible, with air and automatic, and a light-colored interior.

While I was at the dealerships, it occurred to me that shopping for a car is a lot like “shopping” for a man.

Some women have told me they make a list of what they want in a man.

The theory is that a list will activate the Law of Attraction and help them manifest what they want.

There is some wisdom in this because it never hurts to get clear about what you want.

You can search online at the “dealerships.”

Maybe you want something hot and sexy, or perhaps a sportier model?

Maybe it’s the power that turns you on, or perhaps reliability is high on your list.

But it...

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Are you a Lamborghini or a Prius?

Uncategorized Dec 21, 2022

What’s your style? 

And what are you attracting?

As you know, every guy is going to LOOK when a Lamborghini drives by. 

But not every guy WANTS a Lamborghini, even if he had the money.

Some guys are going to say “No, cuz it’s high maintenance, it has no room to carry my camping gear, and the gas mileage is terrible.”

Given a choice, some guys really want a Jeep…. or an SUV …. or a gas-efficient Prius. 

But not every guy is going to LOOK when a Prius drives by. 

So, should the little gas-efficient Prius try to change itself to resemble a Lamborghini, so that all the guys will LOOK? 

No, because then it would lose the appreciation of the guys who really WANT a Prius.

I’m sure you can guess where I’m headed with this analogy. 

Yes, most every guy is going to look when a Playboy Barbie walks by. 

But some guys are also going to say to themselves, “No, she’s too high maintenance, she...

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The One Secret to Having More Money

money Dec 08, 2022

Are money worries messing with your relationships?

Money issues are the #1 conflict in most relationships!

What would be different if you had a secure financial future?

What could life be like if you made the income you want?

It’s hard to imagine this when paying your bills each month is a struggle. Maybe you just get angry, worried, and shut down, or put everything on an autopay credit card? Which, of course, only makes things worse. Maybe you have no idea where your money is going each month. You just hope there is enough money in the bank account to cover it! It can feel easier to live paycheck to paycheck than to look back and see where your money went. Or to look forward and see the bills you can’t pay and the stuff you can’t do.

We get it. We’ve been there! The reality is if you don’t have a “positive association” with money - no amount of money will solve your problems.

There are millionaires who live in a Mindset of scarcity,...

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My Mom Thought I Was Crazy!

personal growth Nov 29, 2022

When I told my Mom that I wanted to divorce my husband of 20 years, she said, "Are you crazy!?!"

"Why would you leave a man who doesn't beat you, isn't an alcoholic, doesn't gamble away his paycheck, or cheat on you?"

Maybe you think I'm crazy too, because your relationship was worse than mine, and yet you stayed?

So many women are tolerating unhappy relationships. 

It’s a pain-filled situation.

Maybe you stay for "the sake of the kids” because you don't want them to have a broken family.

But, if you and he are just circling around each other, making snide remarks,

with hurt and angry looks and passive-aggressive behaviors...

then your relationship...and family... is already broken.

And the kids are living with the daily tension and negativity.

Personally, I chose to leave FOR my kids’ sake.

The thought of my daughters growing up to believe that an unhappy relationship was the best they could expect, broke my heart to the core.

I wanted them to see a strong...

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Yami - Sweet Potato

Uncategorized Nov 17, 2022

As we head into the Holidays, focusing on thankfulness, peace, and joy, my thoughts go back to past times and friends.

My wife Angeline and I have rented out rooms throughout our marriage to a colorful array of people with different languages and cultures. We’ve had, mostly, good fortune picking positive & upbeat renters. 

We think of our kitchen as sort of an “energy vortex.” Periodically we end up there, sharing a meal or just hanging out and talking with housemates.

Once in a while, Angeline or I will develop a deeper than-usual attachment to one of the people we’re sharing our home with. I am going to talk about a housemate I came to deeply appreciate and the things I learned through my association with him.  

The Bedouins are a nomadic Arab tribespeople, whose wealth was often reflected by the number of camels they owned. I know because a Bedouin lived in our home for a time. His name was Yami and we called him “Sweet...

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My Shameful Secret... (My Shadow)

personal growth Nov 11, 2022

 In our Academy of Relationship Mastery, we have a monthly Book Club. This month we are reviewing Debbie Ford’s Dark Side of the Light Chasers. In it, she encourages us to release the mask we have created for the world to see. It’s a mask to hide our shame, our shadow so that people will only see the “face” we believe is acceptable. She explains that when we embrace our shadow side, we will find hidden treasure. 

The following story is about me “embracing” or fully acknowledging and accepting, my shadow side.

When WWII ended, my Dad came home, married my Mom, and in the next seven years, they had seven children, of which I am the eldest. Dad, an Oklahoma farm boy, was the first in his family to go to college. My mother, who was raised on a struggling ranch in Arizona, had experienced severe poverty, sometimes with nothing to eat. Neither had many skills for managing money and times were tough. In addition, Mom had few domestic skills,...

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Love Yourself

personal growth Nov 03, 2022

Frankly, I find the above quote really annoying, because, of course, everybody would love themselves...if they knew how!


So, why don't we know how?


Because, early in your childhood you received numerous messages that you weren't okay; not perfect enough, or well behaved, or good looking, or not smart, or whatever.
Back then you were too young to filter out the messages you received.
You didn't realize that your parents criticized you because they didn't feel perfect enough either. They didn't really love themselves enough, so they tried to fix it by "fixing" you.


But, it didn't work....you just felt imperfect, and therefore not lovable.


So now what are you supposed to do?
Go into therapy? Good grief, it takes forever, and costs a mint!


Speaking of money, a LOT of people are spending a LOT of money on cosmetic surgery, to try to be more lovable.
I even heard of a woman who is having her second toes shortened, so her feet will be more perfect. Yikes!


There's a lot of self-rejection going...

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I could have been with the "Love of My Life!"

dating love relationships Oct 31, 2022

I could have been with the “Love of My Life!”

That’s what a friend sadly said to me, after reading our book: Gorillas Make Great Lovers!

First, I should tell you that my friend is a very successful businesswoman. 

She has published several books and speaks at events all around the world.

So, I asked, “What happened?”

“Well,” she responded, “when I read your book and took the Quiz, I realized that my boyfriend was the Gorilla type.”

I was confused and said, “That’s good, isn’t it? I mean, my favorite type of men are the Gorillas.”

“Yes, he was good. We had a lot of fun together and all my friends liked him.”

“Well, so what went wrong?” I asked.

“I really loved him, and I knew he was smart, so I was sure he could move up the corporate ladder if he’d just apply himself.

But he kept being resistant and saying he was comfortable as he was.

I thought he was just being...

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A Forever Young Mindset

personal growth Aug 28, 2022

 Recently a friend told me something she had noticed about me.

It was something I hadn’t heard before, so I got curious.

She said, “Angeline, you don’t acknowledge age.”

“What do you mean?”, I asked.

She replied, “You never seem to think you’re too old, when some new opportunity comes up.

You just go for it.”

Her comment reminded me of something I heard years ago about me and my mother.

That person said, “you’re the kind of woman that never age.”

Frankly, at the time, I thought she was referring to my mother’s face lifts.

But, with this recent comment about not “acknowledging age”, it got me thinking.

I believe what they’re observing is my energy and attitude. It’s my Mindset.

In our workshops and coaching, we teach concepts that promote a Mindset of confidence and hope.

It’s a youthful attitude.

It supports a way of life that is both abundant and adventurous.

It’s...

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If You Spot It, You Got It

personal growth Aug 12, 2022
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