Provision #155: Am I Honest?

LifeTrek Provision Of all the questions in thisseries, questions designed to provoke dramatic transformational shifts of beingand doing, the question, “Am I Honest?” may be the most challenging of themall. Ironically enough, no one canclaim to be honest all the time • at least not if they’re being honest withthemselves. Most of us have spoken […]

Provision #154: Am I Helpful?

LifeTrek Provision Let’s describe two extremes:being totally self-centered and being totally other-centered. Neither is a goodplace to be. We all have it in us to beself-centered. That is, after all, how life begins. Just attend to the care andfeeding of an infant if you have any doubts. Infants know their needs and willmake a ruckus […]

Provision #153: Am I Healthy?

LifeTrek Provision Before you eat, ask yourself,”Am I Hungry?” Before you act, ask yourself, “Am I Happy?” Those were the lasttwo tips in this series of transformational questions. Want to take that onestep further? Ask yourself, “Am I Healthy?” Healthy introduces anotherlevel of consideration. One may think of oneself as happy and yet be living […]

Provision #152: Am I Happy?

LifeTrek Provision Two weeks ago I suggested thesecond question in a 10-part series of transformational questions. These arequestions that have the power to interrupt the mindless pursuit of business asusual by making us more mindful of what Tim Gallwey calls the Inner Game oflife (The Inner Game of Work, Random House • New York, 2000). […]

Provision #151: Am I Hungry?

LifeTrek Provision My son,now age 16, has been skinny all his life. He’s one of those people who can eatanything he wants and never get fat. He’s one of those people that the rest ofus love to hate. But should we? Having lived with this guy for more than 16years, I’ve come to notice a […]