The 7 Mindset Secrets

Finding A Path to Authentic Happiness


Reflections on Life and Living

We all spend so much time grinding away at those things that the world deems important that we often lose sight of ourselves.

I write about changing your life, looking at things differently, and diligently considering how to be a more authentic human in this complicated world.

And sometimes, I just write because I feel compelled to share. I hope you find something worthwhile here for you.

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Shea's Inspirational & Thought-Provoking Blog Posts

Am I a Writer Yet?
Imposter syndrome hassles and annoys not only people trying to do something in life, but also folks who the rest of the world might say have already "made it."
How I Learned Our “Greatest Fears” Are Nothing But Illusions
There are moments in life when we have a radical shift in our thinking. One of those moments for me provided the foundation for tackling any of our fears
Never Crush a Little Dream
A little idea for a little side hustle turned into an opportunity to hand in my resignation letter and taught a lesson in the big value of pursuing little dreams.
I’m Not A Racist, But…
"You can't be here. You don't belong." In a bar in Mexico, on a dark, isolated, country road, the bartender's words hit. In a situation that seemed suddenly dangerous, my mind generated dozens of potentially bad outcomes. The next words from the bartender would teach me an important lesson.
Did You Vote for The Correct Candidate?
The election is over, but are you paying attention to the most important choice in your life? It's all about casting your vote for the right person.
How Many Layers Are Your Masks?
We all wear masks and paint layer upon layer on them. Is today the day that you examine whether your masks are holding you back?
Where’s My Battle Unicorn?
How terrifying would the field of battle have been thousands of years ago if warriors had battle unicorns?
Drew Carey and The Zombie Apocalypse
What's a late 1990's sitcom got to do with the Zombie Apocalypse? Are my brains in danger?
Changing Your Life is Like Carrying a Snapping Turtle
A chance encounter with a snapping turtle stuck on a road reminds me of the process of changing your life
My Adventure to Discover El Dorado
Hypotheses and assumptions give way to discovering more of the truth about the people that I'm on a mission to understand and share.
Relaunching Your Life for Authentic Happiness
What makes someone step away from the narrative of how our lives should be lived? You know, the story that begins with good grades to get into a good college to land that first job, and then move up the ladder, etc., etc. My new project, The Priority Paradigm, is exploring what motivates people to make radical changes in their lives and veer from the "normal" model of life.
The Zen of Being One
All of the advice about blogging can drive one insane. Rather than trying to write a blog for each of my interests, for which I am failing, I am simplifying and writing one blog.
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