Soul Sculpting Project: Getting Some Things Done

Soul Sculpting Project: Getting Some Things Done I keep trying to play this game I made up called, Getting Everything Done. It’s not going well. I’ve done the math – hours in a day divided by things I want to get done always equals not possible. And trying to do the ‘not possible’ leads to…

2018 Lenten Challenge 100 Things Prayer List: Day 1

Soul Sculpting 2018 Lenten Challenge The Challenge: Make a prayer list of 100 things you love. When: February 14 – Ash Wednesday through April 1- Easter Lord, I love hiking in the High Country (above timberline). What do You love? This Lent I am going to create a Prayer List of 100 Things I Love….

Why Choose Optimism?

Why Choose Optimism? Nims is an optimist. When he was a kitten I studied him as my new role model. For Nims all the world was a toy. His only question: how does it work? Nims was confident that every living creature liked him as much as he liked them. I remember seeing him in…

Pursuing Growth: Project 2: Chocolate Factory: Week 2

Pursuing Growth: Sculpting Project 2: Chocolate Factory: Week 2 I walk by my kitchen sink and see the reminder note: SMILE. I now automatically smile for a moment. I note that I feel a bit happier. This is completely consistent with lots of psychological studies. Here are a few findings: Subjects are given a pencil…

´╗┐Pursuing Growth: Project 2 : Chocolate Factory Week 1

Pursuing Growth: Project 2 : Chocolate Factory Week 1 Smile facts: One smile creates the same amount of brain stimulation as 2000 bars of chocolate. Smiling changes our hormone composition from hormones associated with unpleasant stress to hormones associated with confident happiness. Two muscle groups are used to smile. The mouth smile uses the Zygomatic…