Why did I start this blog?

I got frustrated with just coaching one person at a time or having an impact on a group of people I presented for but then never seeing them again. It's all kind of like eating just one bite of a chocolate cheesecake --and then dumping the rest in the trash.

This is Our Space for Life Transformation

I want this to be our ongoing space for transformation, a space where we can share struggles and successes and coach YOU to create what you hunger for in your personal and professional life. I'd like to help you find and live your BLISS!

What are the biggest challenges and obstacles to your prosperity and fulfillment? What makes you feel out of whack, off kilter, and out of sorts? What keeps you from feeling like a success in every area of your life? What is the biggest thorn in your derriere? (That was tactfully put, wasn't it?)

Send Me Your Questions About Leading a Prosperous and Balanced Life

Please send your questions and challenges! You can post them here or you can email them to me at barnsley@spirited-solutions.com. (Don't forget the dash in the middle, okay?) I'll choose one or two per week to feature.

Please include your first name or initials, town or city, state, and country. Then stay tuned to our blog for the answer to your question or issue. While some issues I may stay away from, like tax laws (and you should thank me for that because it is bor--ing!), I am committed to helping you find your way to a balanced and successful life.

I will give you a forthright, real-life answer that provides a GBK (Gentle Butt Kick) moving you forward to the life of your dreams!

In case you're wondering, yes I do believe you can live the life of your dreams and make a livelihood doing what you love. I do it every day and so can you! I look forward to sharing what does and doesn't work for both of us--Feel free to take what makes sense and jettison the rest.

I'm here to help you have the kick-butt life of your dreams, so hey, let's get started!

Let me know what's pestering YOU!

To your success,


Dr. Barnsley


How to Be Human, Not Perfect, & Celebrate You!

06 June 2012 ~ 0 Comments

I promise I haven’t forgotten about you–How could I forget about fabulous, fantastic, fortuitous YOU? Recently, I had some (completely fixable) health issues that forced me to slow down a bit. No, I don’t have swamp fever or anything life threatening, so no worries! But slowing down just a tad gave me the OPPORTUNITY to […]

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Giving Thanks: Gratitude And Appreciation For Your Life

04 May 2012 ~ 0 Comments

Have you given thanks today? I’m not saying in a big way, just thanking your Divine Spirit for another day. Ditch all that mundane worrying that bogs you down and show appreciation for the things and people you love and have.  Gratitude is the best attitude to have, so live in the moment and love your […]

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Banish Burnout and Love Work Again

31 March 2012 ~ 0 Comments

Being on purpose is one of the best things you can do for your health, happiness, and looooongevity! Are you on purpose? Or do you feel stuck in a job or business that makes you feel like a troll most days?  Are you suffering from job burnout?  Get out from under that bridge, hon, and make […]

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Business Development, Masterminds, and Success

30 January 2012 ~ 0 Comments

I’m sure you are amazed at how time flies–so now really is the time to create success, leaping out with faith and fortitude founded in ACTION. Let’s toast to you making your biggest New Year’s goal actually HAPPEN this year! You are still keeping that resolution, aren’t you? Here’s a quick video that shares the […]

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Do What You Say: Mission, Life Purpose & Business Ethics

23 January 2012 ~ 0 Comments

It’s the first day of the Chinese New Year today so Happy  New Year! I know it’s a little later than January 1st, but I’ve been practicing congruence! Go ahead and click on the word if you want.  I’ll wait… Congruence means living in alignment with your highest values. In honor of the new year […]

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Your Mission and Life Purpose: Make It Happen!

07 November 2011 ~ 0 Comments

Here we have a great question from someone who identifies himself as one of my “groupies.” (By the way, it means a lot to have “fans” and “groupies” rather than intellectual “snipers” around me…) So here’s this loyal reader’s question, along with my GBK-ing (Gentle Butt Kicking) answer… Question: “Barnsley, I have a dream and […]

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How to Prosper: The Way to Wealth and an Abundant Life

28 October 2011 ~ 0 Comments

Hey, I bet this cold snap we’re having has you missing summer, right? Do you have stalactites forming on your nostril hairs? Do you find yourself digging a hibernation hole deep in your backyard? Have you scheduled your audition for the remake of Frosty? Before you let the wintry wisps of wind whisk you away into a […]

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How to De-stress, Leave Work at Work and Relax

08 March 2011 ~ 0 Comments

Question: “Barnsley, I’m an incredibly driven person when it comes to my career and feeling like I’ve accomplished what I need to each day. In tackling those pursuits, there is a certain amount of ‘armor’ that I wear to continue forward motion despite disappointments, failures, etc. I find it difficult to remove this armor when […]

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Get Energy, Creativity, and Focus: Experience Nature!

17 February 2011 ~ 0 Comments

Question: “Barnsley, We came to this area originally to get away from Washington DC. We wanted to come to quiet Cary and enjoy the forests and the beautiful scenic roads. In five years we have seen every piece of land in a two mile radius become de-nuded of trees and we have seen multiple Harris […]

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Make More Time for Your Business Success

01 February 2011 ~ 0 Comments

People often ask me in my presentations how to take care of the things you don’t like to do in your business, and PRESTO! Without even having to wave my magic wand or don my shiny gold lame turban, lo and behold, I appear in this blog, “How to Handle Things in Your Business That […]

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