Sometimes you have to go in a different direction to reach the same goal. The current podcast episodetells you why a change was necessary and where I hope it will take us. I don’t know if it is the weather or the fact that it is spring but the last few weeks I’ve been on what I would call a vision quest and just looking at where I am and what are some of the directions I want to take.

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And then a few days ago I was working with a client and watched as I used techniques that allowed her to let go of some of the things holding her back and open herself up to the possibility of doing things she had imagined were closed off to her. And that’s when it hit me that my gift is connecting with and helping people get over hurdles. I understand what it means to be unsure and not know how to make things better for yourself. I say that because based on my history of coming from a poor family and stuttering when I was young, I should not be where I am right now. But, I was blessed with a curious mind that helped me find people who had ideas and suggestions that helped me along the way. That was the reason I became a licensed therapist because I wanted to help in a more systematic way, not just with deep emotional issues but everyday problems that most of us encounter and feel alone in our struggles. It also helps that I am a technology nut and a low level computer nerd.

In looking at what I want you to understand both about me and yourself, I’ve decided to go in a different direction. I’m going to start doing more interactive updates because I want you to be able to ask questions and talk back to me so that we can form sort of grand coalition. With that in mind I’m going to be using more platforms that allow us to interact and I hope you will take part because there are all kinds of tools I want to use to first show you how you can make the impossible possible and second hear back from you regarding what you thought about them.

Over the last several weeks I’ve been doing workshops like crazy and in the process run into some really amazing people and I’d mentor Blike to continue doing that online. Yes, I will continue to do interviews with different people but I want you to better understand exactly what is the coactive dream. I want you to understand that despite our best intentions we all walk around with these little movies of success or failure in our heads and whether we know it or not, and despite our best intentions, these self-made scripts play out no matter how many five step courses you take.

I was lucky early in life to run into information that helped me understand I could control the script and substitute encouraging, creative supporting thinking habits to counter what was being sent out from family, friends, school, work, or society in general. HOW you think makes ALL the difference. Attending graduate school only increased my tools and if you follow me on Instagram or Twitter you know that I continually send out photos with quotes within quotes which is designed to help you create a thought and then connect it with your own thinking. This is all done by design to help you think about HOW you think and allow you to tap into your own hidden thoughts and figure out what works for you, because only you know.

Doing the workshops and working with that client brought it all together for me that I need to be a little more hands on in terms of finding out what it is that you struggle with and how coactive dreams can help you help yourself. I want you to know that you are not alone in your struggles but that there are tools and techniques that can help and it doesn’t have to be that way whether it is in your day to day life or even in business.

Becoming more interactive and getting more feedback means you can expect me to tell you stories, give you tools, but also hear from you where there can be a back and forth that will allow us to really communicate. Over the coming weeks you are going to have more and more of those opportunities. Also, if you have suggestions of platforms that you prefer by all means let me know. So be on the lookout in the coming weeks mbecause I’ll be announcing a number of different ways that we are going to connect.