Big goals should not scare us. Failing should not scare us, either. With failing, we learn and get better. With goals, we have direction and a challenge to push us to excel. My goals are insanely huge. My life experience over the last few decades has not only prepared me for this, but has given … More Statement of Purpose: Rod Martin, Jr.
Talk to many a scientist these days and they will tell you that “skepticism” is how science is done. I’ve heard this from a number of scientists of whom I admire. There is a big problem with that belief. One guiding principle to which I do adhere tells us that science should not be biased. … More Skepticism: How Science is Not Done
If you had a tool that could give you your wildest dreams, would you use it? What if that tool destroyed people’s lives and even resulted in the deaths of millions? Would you still use it? A psychopath would jump at the chance to use such a tool. psychopath n.—An unstable individual who is unable … More Top 10 Ways the Amygdala Effect is Destroying America and Civilization
Perhaps it should come as no surprise that the master of miracles and spiritual ascension should give us the wisdom of the Law of Attraction nearly 2,000 years ago. You reap what you sow. You get what you dwell on. And if you truly understand what turning the other cheek is, then the Law of … More Law of Attraction and Turning the Other Cheek
Instant Happiness, a New Book is Born Last July 23, 2016, my book, Instant Happiness, was released. You can get it at many of the big retail outlets (Apple iBooks, Barnes and Noble, Smashwords, Amazon and Kobo Books). But if you buy Instant Happiness from the publisher’s website, you get 25% discount. After publishing the … More Book: Instant Happiness and a Website’s Rebirth
The effects of stress on the body can be devastating. A friend of the family recently had a nervous breakdown. He can’t sleep. He can hardly eat. He has lost a great deal of weight and there is the smell of death about him. He has given up. For someone 73 years young, he had … More The Effects of Stress on the Body — What, me worry?
Finding happiness seems more and more difficult for more and more people, these days. Jobless rates have skyrocketed over the last several years. Government statistics don’t seem to reflect those who have given up the search. Many crime rates seem to be down, but the perpetual state of war is now more than 14 years … More Finding Happiness in an Increasingly Crazy World
There is an antidote to obsessive perfectionism. It may take time and creativity to administer. It involves finding perfection in every mistake, but also granting perfection to everything in one’s environment. A broken cup is perfectly that. In all the universe there is no cup as perfectly that-cup-broken as that cup. Perhaps I misspelled a … More Perfectionist driving you crazy? How to find positive perfectionism
How to Have Happiness Instantly Create happiness! Decide to be happy! Yes, it can be reduced to one step, with practice. But don’t worry. I’ll get to the 5-step method in a moment. We create every emotion we feel. And that’s a good thing. That means that we’re in control, if we decide to be. … More How to Go From any Negative Emotion to Happiness in 5 Easy Steps
Is certainty a crutch? Sometimes it can be. It depends on how that certainty is formed. When Chuck Yeager broke the sound barrier in 1947, many of his fellow pilots were decidedly uncertain it could be done. Some suggested that he should be fully insured. A few of his peers had already died trying. There … More Certainty — The Crutch of ‘Knowing it Can Be Done’