There comes a time when the world gets quiet and the only thing left is your own heart. So you’d better learn the sound of it. Otherwise you’ll never understand what it’s saying.
Sometimes, we must face our fears and our enemies on their ground, a place where they appear stronger but if we are well prepared, nothing can stop us. Their turf or not, success will be ours.
A quitter never wins-and-a winner never quits.
Being positive doesn’t mean ignoring the negative. Being positive means overcoming the negative. There is a big difference.
Take a healthy dose of good honest mid-western values, mix it with a lot of corporate and life experience, throw in some spirituality and a big bucket of knowledge about recovery and you have the all the ingredients for an informative, readable and truly helpful book. Doug Tieman has been the CEO of Caron Treatment Centers for 20 years. Before Caron he spent decades working in the corporate world, so he understands addiction of all sorts, office politics, people skills,… Read More
It is OFFICIAL; I have now been sober longer than I drank. This milestone almost seems surreal and I find myself wondering how I got here, to today. I remember those agonizing months, weeks, days and hours before I made THE decision. The decision I was out of control, the decision to live or to die, the decision to walk into a room and tell a bunch of people that I was an alcoholic. I remember those agonizing hours, days,… Read More
Margaret Atwood is without a doubt one of the most beloved, influential writers of her generation. She has published over thirty-five books and today comes out with another – The Heart Goes Last, which is already receiving stellar reviews. Margaret Atwood is an ardent environmentalist, feminist and a Canadian National Treasure. We were lucky to get to talk to her about her new book, some of her older books, her feelings on the environment and other topics close to her heart. The… Read More
“Ring the bells that still can ring Forget your perfect offering There is a crack in everything That’s how the light gets in.” ― Leonard Cohen
There is a very fine balance between overworking something and letting it go. We are all (we hope) always working on something. It might be a life change, a career move, a family dynamic overhaul, personal transformation, or it could be several at once. But there is no question we all grapple and fuss and think until sometimes we fell like our brains will just fly out of the top our heads. I know for me, I play with things… Read More
Linda Perry is an American rock singer-songwriter, and record producer. She first became known as the lead singer and primary songwriter of 4 Non Blondes, and has since founded two record labels, composed and produced hit songs for several other artists. They include Christina Aguilera (who had a worldwide hit with Perry’s “Beautiful“), Gwen Stefani (“What You Waiting For?” from her album Love. Angel. Music. Baby.), Adam Lambert‘s “A Loaded Smile and Grace Slick (“Knock Me Out”). Perry has also contributed heavily to albums by Courtney Love and Kelly Osbourne as well as signing and distributing James Blunt in the… Read More
One year ago today, our book Gratitude and Trust came out. One year ago today we got to shoot our Super Soul Sunday segment with Oprah. A year ago today our journey officially began. It’s been a great year. We’ve met so many wonderful people. Travelled all over the country and even to Paris. We have had the most extraordinary experiences on TV, radio, book fairs, now ending in our own podcast. We are grateful for it all. We thank those… Read More
For all of you Gratitude and Trust followers this is the ultimate Gratitude and Trust Podcast. Grammy winning, international singing star Jason Mraz spends an hour with us and reads each of the Six Affirmations and interprets them in his own way. A true treat for those who follow the affirmations and a wonderful introduction for those who don’t. Jason Mraz is not only an extraordinary talent he is a true example of living life in gratitude and trust. Take… Read More
Today Martha Stewart is coming out with her 85th book. Yes, 85 books. For those of you who don’t write books that may not seem like such a big number. But it is huge! Enormous. On top of which she runs a giant company, publishes a magazine, is a social media phenom, runs three homes and is philanthropic. We were very lucky to get to talk to her about life, living it well, getting through the tough times and realizing… Read More
Super star. The man who turned the study of science fun and hip. The astrophysicist who is a rock star. Neil deGrasse Tyson is our guest on The Paul Williams and Tracey Jackson Show today. You will learn things you never thought you cared about knowing. And then you will want to learn more. And after you have listened to this – go listen to Neil’s podcast Star Talk.