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Peace and Possibilities

Apr 20, 2022

I'm thrilled to talk with the fabulous author, Gay Hendricks (of the incredible book, The Big Leap), on this week's episode of The Peace and Possibilities Podcast. He's amazingly positive and full of light and great wisdom.

I can't wait for you to listen to his very interesting journey to self improvement and a lifetime of helping others.


As he struggled to find his path and incorporate all of his interests, at one point, one of his mentors said to him, "Hey, why don't you combine your interests?"


Aha! What an idea, thought Gay. And the rest is history.


He assures us, as you discover things along your journey, the universe is delighted to tickle you with a feather or a mallet? Either way, listen.


Find something that lights you up in two dimensions:

  1. Love it, with your heart.
  2. Does your work make a genuine contribution to others' lives?


Then, integrate something you love into the role, even if it's not what you want to be doing long term.


Talk to those people who have great confidence in you and listen to them! Believe them!


When you do find that thing that lights you up, ask yourself:

How can I make more of my life like this?


And he recommends focusing on this genius aspect of your gifts and learning how to express more of them in the world.  And this will make it so you can have a delicious life.


What makes you get out of bed every morning with a "wow, I get to do this another day"? Find your sweet spot of creativity and be electrified!


Finally, says Gay, "Peace of mind comes from total participation in your life."

Yes, yes, yes, I say! 


Peace, it's one of the most important things in life to strive for…


More about Gay:

Gay Hendricks has been a leader in the fields of relationship transformation and bodymind transformation for more than 45 years. After earning his Ph.D. from Stanford in 1974, Gay served as Professor of Counseling Psychology at the University of Colorado for 21 years. He has written more than 40 books, including bestsellers such as Five Wishes, The Big Leap, Conscious Loving and Conscious Loving Ever After, (the last two co-authored with his co-author and mate for more than 35 years, Dr. Kathlyn Hendricks). He is also a mystery novelist, with a series of five books featuring the Tibetan-Buddhist private detective, Tenzing Norbu, as well as a new mystery series featuring a Victorian-era London detective, Sir Errol Hyde. His book Conscious Luck reveals eight ways to change your fortunes through the power of intention. Gay has appeared on more than 500 radio and television shows, including Oprah, CNN, CNBC, 48 HOURS and others. His new book, The Genius Zone, was published in June, 2021.


And check out my bestselling book:

Peace, Possibilities, and Perspective:
8 Secrets to Serenity and Satisfaction in Your Life and Career