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08/08/2016
“Poor leaders drop the torch making it difficult if not impossible to pick up again. Mediocre leaders pass a dimly lit torch. Outstanding leaders pass the torch with fire blazing.”... read more
08/08/2016
Infinity and Betsy bring sage wisdom to your everyday life and practice, like today's mantra suggesting you find your inner female and embrace her...though you needn't be literal.
08/05/2016
Betsy reviews a book called TINY BUDDHA that doesn't have pictures. It's okay to be illiterate.
08/04/2016
Today's mantra from almost-life-coach Infinity and her neighbor/client Betsy is: Don't Make Waves. Make Flatness. It's not a breast thing.  
08/03/2016
Let the joy radiate from you...like Chernobyl...wait...what? Infinity and Betsy bring you a daily dose of inspiration and deep insights to ponder.
08/02/2016
Perhaps it is about letting go...releasing tension...nobody can be sure what Betsy is thinking. There is no better way to start your day. We hope you enjoy this profound and thought provoking... read more
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08/01/2016
When faced with the necessity for change, moving forward requires both energy and a deep rootedness as you make the necessary adjustments to hold your balance. It is not easy to move forward when... read more
08/01/2016
Today it's Betsy's turn to present the meaningful mantra, and we focus on the symbolism provided by a mere hacky sack. And Betsy is still trying to pursue a career as a rapper. Sigh.
07/29/2016
Not every day can be peaceful. For today's mantra from Infinity and Betsy, there is some sad news about Betsy's job application at KFC, but we are turning into a triumph!!!

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08/02/2013
Reprinted with permission from Mike-Robbins.com I was recently talking to my counselor Eleanor, asking her for some guidance on both an important meeting I had coming up and on the approach I... read more
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07/28/2013
As it is already July and more than halfway through the year as well as being Social Wellness month, I decided to look back and assess my New Year's resolution which I created for myself at the... read more
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07/21/2013
Since the birth of my son, I’ve learned a lot about sleep or the lack of it. I was warned about sleep deprivation with a newborn but I hadn't counted on colic, croup, colds, ear infections and... read more
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07/14/2013
The skill of listening is one of the keys to wellness: personal wellness as well as social wellness…and yes, even bliss. The type of listening to which I am referring is a quality of listening... read more
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07/07/2013
At her Harvard commencement speech, "Harry Potter" author JK Rowling offers some powerful, heartening advice to dreamers and overachievers, including one hard-won lesson that she deems "worth more... read more
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06/30/2013
Children’s future happiness is not tied to how well they behave or whether they will be able to hold a job. It is tied to their ability to create with their minds and their hands. Saoirse... read more
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06/23/2013
© Detail from Original Painting, "Creativity", by Laura Basha “Like a great starving beast My body is quivering Fixed On the scent Of Light." ~ Hafiz Would you like ongoing grace... read more
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06/16/2013
I find hope in the fact that for all our wondrous differences, at the core we humans all want most of the same things. Fortunately, what we want aligns with where we need to go. This is the... read more
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06/09/2013
Tucked away in the rolling hillsides of San Ramon, California, an Ashram (spiritual monastery) awaits to greet us with its temple, guest houses, orchards, gardens, and a swan-inhabited lake. This... read more

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11/11/2014
While attending the Wisdom 2.0 conference, Mike was moved by a talk by Arianna Huffington, founder of The Huffington Post, about how eulogies are not given about our job title, but about the impact... read more
11/11/2014
Mike recently turned 40 and was showered with well wishes and appreciation from his loved ones.  While he was grateful, he also realized that receiving so much appreciation can sometimes be... read more
11/11/2014
As he recently turned forty, Mike thought about the way our culture focuses on youth and beauty, instead of embracing aging and the wisdom that come with it. It's time to have self-acceptance and... read more
11/11/2014
Mike's talk focuses on the importance of being authentic. He shares some stories, ideas, and perspectives about what makes it challenging for us to be authentic, some important distinctions about... read more
11/11/2014
In May of 2012, Mike Robbins was asked to deliver the keynote address to the California Parent-Teacher Association’s annual convention in Anaheim, California.  In it, he discusses the importance... read more
11/11/2014
Mike explains why he chose to move into making videos instead of writing blog posts. In the process, he learned that we don't need make things more difficult than they need to be.  We can do... read more
11/11/2014
When you have to take on someone's responsibilities, it gives you a greater appreciation for all they do. How much time do you spend walking in someone else's shoes? Give it a try and watch your... read more
11/11/2014
The New Year is a special, sacred time where we set goals and intentions. But it can also create a lot of stress. Let "trust" be your focus for 2014. Don't second guess yourself, over-think or... read more
11/11/2014
Although it's easy to understand the concept of being kind to ourselves, it's not so easy when we have to do it. It's not self-absorbed or weak to be kind to yourself - it's a necessity.

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