Meet Mike Dooley
My Life in 8 Words
Q. What is your motto or maxim?
A. Thoughts Become Things... Choose The Good Ones!
Q. What do you regret most?
A. Those times when I didn't speak my mind or take the initiative, because of self-doubt.
Q. If you could acquire any talent, what would it be?
A. To speak other languages, but I'm working on them!
Q. What is your favorite occupation, when you’re not writing?
Q. What is your greatest achievement?
A. Turning away from the corporate world and a large salary, and starting back at zero.
October 07, 2011I used to think everyone knew something that I didn't. They, like I, weren't aware of what it was, and they didn't seem to notice that I was without it, but to me the difference was painful. Life's "little things" seemed second nature to others, whereas I felt I had to fake that I knew what was going on. I felt awkwardly different, which led to an overwhelming desire to question the things that most people seem to take for granted. A burning desire to know what this life is about, which I have now largely satisfied, making the price of my sensed alienation very small in comparison.
For me, in the beginning, my search for answers generally... see more
September 30, 2011When it comes to living the life of one's dreams, there are those who think they must go it alone; that they must be the early bird, know all the right people, and succeed by the sweat of their brow - and they carry the weight of the world on their shoulders.
Then there are those who have read all the books, done all the workshops, and concluded that it's simply a matter of surrendering to a loving, conspiring Universe so that their life might be transformed by its magic - and they silently wonder why it hasn't.
The truth is, neither are we alone, nor is knowing about the Universe and its magic enough to manifest change. The first... see more