Posts By: Dr. Vik

I like being alone…

But it depends on who I’m with. No mater how we slice it, we are with me, myself or I, when we are alone…so we might as well get used to it, and enjoy ourselves. After all, it is You that takes care of yourself. You feed, dress and bath yourself. You also pick your… Read more »

Relationships are one…

Relationships are one… Of the most cherished things we can create. One of my greatest mentors, fondly known as “Grandpa Cowboy”, who has since passed, let me in on a nugget that I will never forget. He said, “Laddie, when you get old, if you need more than one hand to count your true friends,… Read more »

Things don’t happen to us…

They happen for us. When things happen to us, we become the victim, and when things happen for us, we are in charge and it is up to us, what we do with it, or what we do about it. It’s all about perception. Whatever comes our way, comes our way, and it is up… Read more »

“Set the Tone”

What happens in the first hour of your day usually sets the tone for the rest of the day to follow…either positive or negative. What has been proven most useful to get the best out of each day is to be proactive and “Set Your Own Tone” for the day. What is needed to “Set… Read more »

We all feel defeated…

At different points of time in our lives…it’s part of living, and it’s also part of having ups and downs, that’s all. But when we feel defeated, our stature is cropped to match our thoughts. It is in these times, we need to pull our shoulders back, put our chin up and move on, replacing… Read more »

I’ve had the Pleasure of…

Having a chat with many who have shared their challenges with me. A common thread that weaves through most all of the conversations is that the people all have been intently focusing on the challenges in their lives. They have “Spun it and Won it” by redirecting their focus on What is good in their… Read more »

Switching things around…

Can help us take a “breather” while still moving forward. I used to take care of folks that ran in the Boston Marathon. When I asked them how they can keep doing the same thing, over and over again for the whole 26.2 miles, they would respond, “We change things up…with our running and our… Read more »

Whether we are ready…

Or not – occasionally we get hit and sometimes blind sided by a situation in our lives that can have the impact of an “Emotional Tornado”. We cannot always control what comes into our lives, but we can always be in control of what comes out of our minds. So if you are unexpectedly hit… Read more »

Who’s your Coach?

Many have asked me “Who is your Coach”? Which is a great question. I have had many coaches in my life and now my coaching lies with some of my past coaches and mentors along with my family and some close friends. We all need someone in our lives that we can rely on to… Read more »

Possible or Plausible?

Could be both! Possible, objectively means to be capable of occurring. Whereas Plausible, subjectively means believable and worthy of confidence or trust, which is derived from YOU and your beliefs. Most all things are Possible, yet your belief of it being Plausible, is what gets it done. Yours in Making things Possible – Coach