Take the time out to think about your thinking, assert your needs, and give yourself some compassion.
In a world where we carry tons of information at our fingertips, able to capture the who, what, when, where and how of any given situation we continue to live with higher levels of anxiety. Worry, concern, apprehension, hesitation, agitation, stress, are all synonyms for anxiety; call it what you may but this post will … Continue reading 4 Ways Your Thinking Is Holding You Hostage
We all hate the idea of making several trips in the house after a run to the grocery store. Veins will be popping out of our arms, fingertips purple, and those bag lines will darn near make permanent indentions in our before we are willing to make a second trip to the car...especially in the … Continue reading Who’s in your tribe: how to recognize those valuable relationships and the repercussions of not having them.
The most beautiful growth we may ever experience happens in the midst of pain.
The end of the first quarter is approaching fast. How is your process of change? Have you fallen into the large percentage of people who have fallen off their resolution wagon and back to their old ways? If so, try not beating yourself up over it. The fact is that change is HARD! It's so … Continue reading Getting what you want is a choice!
If you are looking at life through the lens of "I am bad" and "I am not worthy" you will forever see situations and circumstances as things that are happening TO you instead of seeing them as situations you can work through and conquer.
Have you ever met someone that never seems to be living in reality? We question their sound judgment based on the choices they make against the undeniable world that surrounds them. It's almost as if physical pain would encompass their entire body if they had to make a decision based on reality versus the world they believe to … Continue reading The Cost of Reality Checks
Dear Foster, It's a new year. YAAYYYYY! We made it! As people were celebrating a new year and previously celebrating Christmas with gifts, family, and food, I stopped to wonder how you were handling these festivities. I imagine these past two weeks have been a bit of an emotional rollercoaster. The anxiety of not knowing … Continue reading Letter to my favorite foster III
As we finish with 2017 people all across the world will resolve to change certain behaviors and aspects of their life by setting goals for 2018. The stats are pretty dismal for the number of people that actually stick with their resolutions long enough to create real change in their life. Maybe part of the … Continue reading When the Man in the Mirror is Hard to Face
How many times have you shared some news, good or bad, with a friend only to be met with an unexpected response from this person? If you are sharing good news, your expectation is your friend meeting you with just as much happiness and enthusiasm as you have when sharing the news. Sharing sad news, on the … Continue reading Why Silence is Golden