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Everything Sucks on a Bad Day: Part 1 of “The Five Things Your Therapist Never Told You”
Everyone has days when they glimmer with positivity and radiate with joy and possibility. Dually, everyone experiences the soul-crushing emotional darkness of a bad day. And you know what? Until recently, I didn’t know that bad days were inevitable. Better yet, that they are uncontrollable. Bad days will forever be popping up uninvited on your calendar because they are a chemical phenomena
How to Follow Your Heart in 3 Simple Steps
When his father died, Phil Hosmer saw it as an opportunity to re-examine his life with one question in mind: Am I living my life according to the wisdom of my heart? His answer set him on a new and rewarding future.
In a World of Chaos, Is Changing One’s Self a Cop-Out?
When you point to blame someone, you’ve got 3 fingers pointing right back at you. Is this truth lost in a world where we want to blame others for our personal plight? Not to me, but I recognize that looking inward and focusing on controlling myself is an unpopular position in this polarized world.
Take a Break Once It Is No Longer Fun
Happy Wisdom Wednesday! If you would like to check out the stylized quote, check out my Facebook page. I have a very complex relationship with “work”. Ask any one of my friends and they will say that I’m very busy. I have a hard time relaxing. I have this strong urge to “do something” inContinue reading “Take a Break Once It Is No Longer Fun”
How to Stop Worrying in 4 Simple Steps
2020 is the perfect year to get all wound up by worry. But is worrying worth the emotional and physical toll it takes on your body? Is there a better way to manage this emotional response?
My answer: Yes and I will teach you how!
One Small Step Is the Distance Between You and Your Goals
Discounting the power of small changes is a surefire way to derail your personal goals or improvements. Have you taken the time to honor your incremental changes?
Can the Woods Solve Your Problems?
What if in order to restore balance, peace and happiness you need more outdoor outings? Not more stuff. More money or more material things. Just more nature. Learn with Philip McKnight how to do it!
How I Defeated Jealousy (Secret: You Can Too!)
What can examining our feelings of jealousy reveal to us to help us relate to the external way more compassionately?
What If You Could Learn To Live Without Fear? I Did.
Fear when utilized appropriately, is a guide, not a deterrent. Fear is communicating a need for information and preparation. Without becoming friends with my fear I will never become the person I dream about. I will never do what I desire. I won’t live as richly as I’ve imagined.