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…

Soul Sculpting: Un-Fixing a Fixed Mindset: The Tools Part 2

Soul Sculpting: Un-Fixing a Fixed Mindset: The Tools       Part 2 Research study: Children are asked to “think out loud” as they face problem-solving tasks, some too difficult for them. One boy (my new role model) reaches a question that completely stumps him and he responds by pulling up his chair, rubbing his hands together,…

Soul Sculpting: Un-Fixing a Fixed Mindset: Identify Part 1

Soul Sculpting: Un-Fixing a Fixed Mindset: Identify       Part 1 Fill in the blanks with words to create a true sentence. (You can play with a variety of words with topics like spirituality, intelligence, relationships, personality, creativity, physical strength, mental health, emotional health. . . ) When it comes to __________ I love a challenge. I…

Sculpting Project: Exploring the Now Here

Sculpting Project: Exploring the Now Here I am walking on the top of the little mesa above our house. To my south and east I have sweeping views of the mountain ranges I love. This is one of my favorite places to explore the Now Here. Our soul sculpting project this week is to go…

When is it good to hang on to pessimist self-talk?

When is it good to hang on to pessimist self-talk? I am a pessimistic driver and I am choosing to stay that way. If I cause an accident I want to take responsibility in acknowledging the parts that are my ‘Personal’ fault. I recognize that my actions can cause ‘Permanent’ damage. I believe that this…

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…