Don’t Believe It

Obsessively engaging in fearful thinking takes us down the rabbit hole of doom and gloom. Though most of what we fear never comes to pass, we suffer from our ruminations. The world we experience is a construct of our own creation. We make our own misery or joy as we...

Seeds of Change

Even the most painful experiences can contain seeds that spawn positive change. These seeds can launch us in new directions and open our eyes in ways that would have otherwise been impossible. Though we commonly meet unwanted change with resistance, worrying about the...

Make a Change

If you aren’t feeling enthusiastic about life, change something. Identify some aspect  that isn’t bringing you joy and take action to make it different. Reduce or eliminate a behavior you believe isn’t good for you and put something else in its...

We Know What’s Right

Deep down, we all know what is and isn’t healthy for us. Engaging in behaviors (or staying in relationships) that we know aren’t good for us causes internal conflict. If we aren’t conscious of this conflict, we can look to the telltale signs: low...

Initiating Change

If we want to experience life differently, we have to change our habits. We can’t continue to behave the same way and expect different results. Mustering up the energy to overcome inertia and begin a new way of being might feel daunting. But, if we wait too long...

Create Solutions, Not Critiques

Attempting to change what-is by pointing out what isn’t working is destructive. That’s because offering a critique without contributing an alternative is counter-productive. Improving what you don’t like is best done by taking creative action. Trying to...