Your creative, visionary self requires juicy, specific details, but most people over the age of five can’t easily imagine exactly what they want. Yet most people can easily describe what they don’t want … like how awful it would be …

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If you believe that the meaning of life has no practical business, work or financial application, you’ve got a lot of company. Yet there’s a huge body of evidence, even among top business and professional publications, that meaning and other …

Meaning: A Really Practical Application for Money, Work and Business Read more »

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Do you ever feel called to say something and don’t know exactly what it is? Or wish someone else would say that something that could cut through anything from confusion and fear-mongering or overwhelm to a quiet truth? A truth …

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Tao. Dow. Both are pronounced “dow,” but here the similarity ends. “Tao” means the way, path or guiding principle for working with faith, integrity and meaning in a mysterious universe. The concept of way, path or guiding principle is central …

Tao (the Way) not Dow (the Jones numbers) for Financial Serenity Read more »

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Disavowing Poverty Vows You may never have taken formal, witnessed poverty vows as my husband John did at the age of 19 while he was in a Roman Catholic religious order, but it’s highly likely that you’ve taken some vows …

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How Can You Turn Panic and Fear Into Calm and Effective Money Response? The futility of panic as a financial strategy should be pretty obvious from the economic news since at least summer of 2008. Panic in the stock market …

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