The Cure for Aggravation

When you’re aggravated by someone’s behavior and you’d like to set them straight and tell them what you ‘really’ think, pause for a moment. Though you might think it will make you feel better, it’ll actually make it worse....

Kindness with Integrity

Being helpful to others while staying true to yourself can be a balancing act. The key is to be clear about your own boundaries and real motivation for offering assistance. Trying to please them so they’ll like you is different from doing something because you...

It’s Not What You Do!

Don’t act unilaterally when it will impact the lives of your family or loved ones. Considering their feelings is a self-loving act since selfish behavior can create disharmony that can negatively affect you for years. It’s important to honor your needs....

Say You’re Sorry

Do you ever get over-identified with your ego and act immaturely? When you do, it’s not unusual to say something that hurts or offends a loved one. While it’s perfectly human for it to happen, don’t let it go unaddressed. Own your part and apologize...

Get OUT of the Zone

Meeting new people, going to new places, and accepting new challenges can take you out of your comfort zone and feel scary, but new opportunities help catapult you to the next level of growth. When you feel the rush of fear or self-consciousness, take the focus off...

Pure Under It All

Real love doesn’t depend on agreement. It extends itself to others in spite of differences of opinion. It focuses on the essential goodness that lies within every person. No matter how disparate your beliefs may be (and they are just beliefs), when you direct...