The Leader’s Toolbox: Judging/Perceiving

Dr. Dickinson is a guest blogger over at Plywood People. Here is a taste – When you think about the judging/perceiving aspect of personality (from the Myers Briggs Type Indicator – MBTI), think about the way that people organize their world and manage stress. Perceivers and Judgers. Unfortunately since the time that … Read More

Dysmorphic Everything

Do you often judge your body? Do you easily find the flaws and “ugliness” of yourself? These actions can be described as a “dysmorphia” which means that a person may experience misperceptions in their appearance. This article is interesting because it states that those who demonstrate dysmorphic thoughts about themselves … Read More

Americana Music and the Journey

One of my favorite songwriters is probably someone that 99% of you have never heard. His name is Bill Mallonee. He is a dedicated man who has played over 180 shows a year for over a decade and toured with REM for the majority of the 90’s with his Rock … Read More

Angry birds…er…people

Angry birds are one thing, but what about angry people?  When you hear the word anger do you have a positive or negative image?  Anger is such a powerful emotion that it tends to get mostly negative attention.  (Usually from impulsive actions that take place when one is angry.)  The … Read More

Training Zone Recap

 Now that you’ve completed the 5 week training guide, how did it go for you? Accomplishing and completing a 5 week program takes discipline. A useful way to measure your success is to reflect upon the experience. Was there an area that you did particularly well on? Did you notice … Read More

The Key to Happy (and Healthy) Teens!

I’m sure some of you are thinking this post is “too good to be true” and if it isn’t, then you’re expecting me to outline a magic trick. No magic trick here—only a way you are tweak your everyday routine in order to cater to your teens healthiness and happiness. … Read More

The Ripple Effect

I was driving through the I- 75/1-85 connector on my way home from work in typical Atlanta traffic and suddenly the car in front of me slams on their brakes. All I can see are the red brake lights getting closer and closer as I’m braking as hard as I … Read More

Are you an Island?

No man is an island.  You’ve probably heard that phrase before. Yet, what does it mean? Can we possibly walk through this life by ourselves, without desiring to surround ourselves with others who care about us? Do we want to? We all have experienced difficult relationships at one time or … Read More

The Leader’s Toolbox: Feeling/Thinking

Dr. Dickinson is a guest blogger over at Plywood People. Here is a taste – When you think about the feeling/thinking aspect of personality (from the Myers Briggs Type Indicator – MBTI), think about the way that people relate to decision making and evaluating behavior. If you are a feeler, words like: people, … Read More

Book Giveaway: Love Lab Strategies for Your Relationship

** CONTEST CLOSED** If you are in a relationship this book is for you. This book will help you take your relationship from adequate to exceptional. If you are not in a relationship right now, enter anyway! It is a great one to give as a gift or to start … Read More