Exit the Merry-Go-Round

It’s difficult to escape the powerful orbit of ingrained habits. Though the middle of the merry-go-round makes you slightly dizzy and uncomfortable, it still seems safer than exiting the spinning platform. The worry that the stronger force of rotation outside...

Life is a Playground

It’s common to get weighed down by the increasing load of responsibility you accumulate as you age. Obligations, commitments and even goals can feel burdensome. This can sometimes interfere with your ability to remember your prime directive (which should be...

Extremes Are Unhealthy

Anything taken to the extreme is unhealthy. Even the stuff you think is good for you. Hydration is necessary, but drinking too much water is bad for your kidneys. Exercise is important, but overdo it and you can hurt your body. Working too much causes you to lose...

The Point

There’s a causal connection between what occupies your mind and how you feel. But no matter how stressed, anxious or fearful you are, you can always access your personal reservoir of well-being by getting present. That means focusing your attention on this...

Boundaries Set You Free

Getting clear with others about behavior that’s unacceptable to you is a sign that you’re taking care of yourself. Even though it can be uncomfortable, it helps you avoid more heartache down the road. If you don’t hold the line, you communicate that...