Mother-of-three. Author. Motivational speaker. Freelance writer. #HuffPost blogger. Life coach. Believer in dreams.

Positive psychology

I just finished the Positive Psychology course by Martin Seligman at University of Pennsylvania.  One of the topics he talks about is optimism and pessimism.  A study showed that 8 to 11 year old pessimists were twice as likely to get depressed in puberty.  Although...

The moment my three children were laid on my chest

The moment my three children were laid on my chest after being born.  When the surgeon came out of the operating room and said, “Your mom is going to be fine.”  The big hug my Irish grandma gave me as I ran into her arms after travelling across the ocean...

One group had a fixed mindset

In a 2006 study by Mangels, two groups of people were set up with electrodes to catch their brain activity.  One group had a fixed mindset and the other group had a growth mindset. Each person was given a quiz.  After every question, the participant was told whether...

You want to be the weakest person in the room

You want to be the weakest person in the room. The weakest student, teacher, parent and colleague. Because then you can learn and grow from those who are stronger than you. You become the average of the five people you spend the most time with. So raise your average....

I can’t believe the day has finally come. I am a published author!
I decided in the year 2000 to write a book and I made a goal of 100 rejection letters because Dr. Seuss got 43 for his first story. To date I am at 32 rejections for various manuscripts. Then on January 1, 2016 I started a weekly blog which led to my becoming a blog contributor for The Huffington Post. I decided to turn the first year of my blog into a book and here we are.
The Treasure You Seek is about following your heart, believing in yourself beyond reason, embracing failure and knowing that you are enough. It includes inspirational stories about famous failures, cultural icons, world leaders and regular folks like you and me. The goal is to remind us that we have all we need to be the change we wish to see. A perfect read for graduates from elementary school through university, people starting their career, changing jobs or retiring, friends going through a medical crisis, new parents, empty nesters and anyone who wants to be inspired.
I would be so thrilled if you would consider buying a copy for yourself and your friends and sharing it in your networks. Each mini-story is like a sip of coffee to perk up your day. I would love to know the date of your favourite entry. Post about it on Facebook or Instagram tagging #TheTreasureYouSeek and #SiobhanKukolic

The Treasure You Seek book
by Siobhan Kelleher Kukolic

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“The cave you fear to enter holds the treasure you seek.”

Joseph Campbell