Experiences, Peter&Beth

Why You Need Creativity to Live a Happy Life

What is creativity? According to, the definition is: The ability to transcend traditional ideas, rules, patterns, relationships, or the like, and to create meaningful new ideas, forms, methods, interpretations, etc.; originality, progressiveness, or imagination. That’s pretty broad and pretty cool. The ability to go beyond. To create. To imagine. Creativity fuels our society and our soul. When we are…

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Experiences, Peter&Beth, Workshop

Your Feelings Are Your Navigation System

We all have feelings. Feelings are one of the most wonderful and most difficult aspects of living. We get to experience the highs of joy, happiness, and abundance, along with the lows of sorrow, frustration, and sadness. Plus there are many other feelings like anger, excitement, fear, surprise, eagerness, and confusion that populate our lives. All these feelings are helpful…

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Breathe with Appreciation
Experiences, Peter&Beth, Tool

Breathing with Appreciation

“Meditate. Breathe consciously. Listen. Pay attention. Treasure every moment. Make the connection.” ― Oprah Winfrey I’ve taken up yoga again. It’s been a few years – actually since before my bicycle accident when I broke my collarbone and elbow. I now remember why I enjoy yoga. It is good for strength, balance, and flexibility. And I feel good doing it.…

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Rose Colored Glasses

What Beautiful Flowers

“Look how beautifully those purple flowers are,” she said. I looked and only saw blue flowers. I thought, they are beautiful, but they are blue, not purple. As I prepared to prove the fallacy of her purple and the rightness of my blue, I felt the tiniest bit of tightness in my soul. The muscles in my neck and shoulders…

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DMV Going with the Flow
Experiences, Peter&Beth

What not to do at the DMV

The other day, I had to visit the California DMV (Department of Motor Vehicles) to update my driver’s license. Even though I set an appointment months ago, I was concerned I’d have to wait for hours. The DMV has been in the news quite a bit lately. The paper has run a number of features and editorials about the radically…

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More Than
Peter&Beth, Workshop

You Are More than You Think You Are

The physical you that you know so well is just a tiny portion of the whole you. The physical you is driven mostly by your ego to deal with the day-to-day tasks of living in the world. When we say You Can Choose, we don’t mean just the you that you point to, but the whole you. Let’s call this…

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Five by Five Empowerment Tool
Peter&Beth, Tool

The YCC 5×5 Empowerment Tool

We’ve come up with a new tool to increase your ability to live the life you choose. You can use this tool whenever you start to question yourself. Use it when thoughts of doubt or worry creep in. The YCC 5×5 Empowerment Tool is made up of 5 statements. For each statement, you provide specific, detailed examples of why the…

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Universe Loves Us
Observations, Peter&Beth, Workshop

The Universe Loves Us

The Universe Loves us It is such a comforting thought, yet seems to contradict so much of what we see in the world today. The Universe offers us love and non-judgmental support. It wants us to have the experiences we choose without an opinion of our choices. What is the Universe? The Universe – with a capital U – is…

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