Posts tagged "Negative Thoughts"

  Often times when I’m in the midst of a stressful situation I vent my frustrations in the voice of a famous person, cartoon character or a particular accent. You might call me crazy but since I’m good at it and enjoy doing impressions, the result is that the tension dissipates, my mood changes, and […]

If you’re always thinking about how badly life is treating you, and telling whoever will stand still long enough to regret doing so about how you can’t get a fair shake, you will always feel miserable. Ever hear anyone say, “Misery loves company?”  Being miserable doesn’t exactly attract good things to you.  Get it?  If […]

  Last week I was on a flight from Los Angeles to Orlando Florida. The woman next to me asked me what I did for a living. I told her that I was a motivational business speaker who challenges the attendees to shift their way of thinking so they can discover increased productivity, greater enthusiasm […]

The great poet Milton said, “The mind is its own place and it can make a heaven of hell or a hell of heaven.”  What a powerful statement and how true it is.  The mind is its own place, but it’s important that you understand that your thoughts both emanate from your mind and influence […]

Here’s the truth, the whole truth and nothing but the truth. Sometimes I don’t practice what I preach. There, I said it and I’m not ashamed to admit it. Yes, I know, I’m a funny motivational speaker and I should be able to walk the talk. For the most part I do, but sometimes I […]

In 1992 I was sitting backstage at the Sands Hotel in Atlantic City. I had just finished the rehearsal for my SHOWTIME comedy special that was to take place the following night.  Woody Harrelson, who was hosting the show, approached me and asked me how I wanted to be introduced.  I thought for a moment […]

I know a woman, a full-time resident of the negative zone, who saved for years to go on her dream vacation. Once she finally got there, it rained constantly—and her vacation was ruined. Now, it’s important to understand that residing in the negative zone means that no matter what good may come your way, you […]

If you’re always thinking about how badly life is treating you, and telling whoever will stand still long enough to regret doing so about how you can’t get a fair shake, you will always feel miserable.  Ever hear anyone say, “Misery loves company?”  Being miserable doesn’t exactly attract good things to you. Get it? If you want […]