Tag Archives: thoughts

Speak Your Mind

Speak Your Mind

Each of us has an influence and ability to ‘speak your mind’ on what is right. When we avoid controversial subjects because we’re afraid of getting into an upsetting situation, we turn our backs on this influence. Which means we… more →

Embrace Downtime and Restore Your Mind

Embrace Downtime and Restore Your Mind

A lot of people find it hard to feel OK when they’re not doing something productive. Whether that thing is something work-related, cleaning the house, or doing something to take care of themselves, like exercising or meditating.  Although, In order… more →

Build Your Resilience

Build Your Resilience and ‘Keep Going’

Every challenge has an opportunity wrapped up inside of it if you can learn to build your resilience. One of those opportunities now is to build your resilience and strengthen our ‘keep going’ muscles. Now, I will admit that some… more →

love

3 Ways to Give and Get More Love

Dionne Warwick sang it in 1966 but it’s still every bit as true today: What the world needs now is love, sweet, love. Aside from making you feel all warm and fuzzy, love is a force that compels us to… more →

holidays

3 Ways You’re Making the Holidays Harder On Yourself

Holidays stressing you out? There are all kinds of factors we can lay the blame on—parties, school performances, year-end pleas for donations from non-profits and political candidates, relentless digital marketing from retailers trying to move some merchandise, trying to finish… more →

How I Stopped Hating my Husband, Revisited

How I Stopped Hating My Husband, Revisited

I wrote a blog post called “How I Stopped Hating My Husband (And You Can Too)” in 2013, and it clearly touched a nerve. Four years later it continues to be the source of 2/3 of my web traffic and… more →

irritated

How to Deal With Feeling Irritated

I’ve talked to multiple clients in the past week who are reporting that they are feeling significantly more irritated lately. Seems like there’s something in the air (like the election?!) so I wanted to get some thoughts down about what… more →

When the Doubts You’re Having Are About Yourself

Last week I talked about doubting a choice that you’ve made—specifically, how I doubted our decision to adopt a dog. (She’s passed out cuddled up next to me as I write this—she and I have both definitely relaxed in the… more →