Focusing

What we spend our time thinking about has an enormous impact on the quality of our lives. How we frame, interpret and spin the particulars of our experiences creates the way we feel far more than do the actual events themselves. Two people can have totally different...

True Victory

Winning an imaginary competition based on performance, fame or fortune whets the appetite for even more approval from others. Any satisfaction gained by comparison is short-lived, unpredictable and beyond our control. Sustainable and rewarding approval can only come...

Cycles

Everything moves in cycles – from life at the cellular level to the movement of the planets. Remembering this can be comforting when we’re in the low part of any cycle, be it financial, professional, emotional or physical. The more we consciously recognize...

Be Kind

No matter how¬†tired, judgmental, frustrated or angry you might feel, lashing out in anger makes you feel worse in the long run. There’s always a split second opportunity after something happens when you can become present and choose a conscious response rather...

The Ultimate Relationship

Our most important relationship is the one we have with ourselves. If we don’t have a healthy degree of self-love, it’s difficult to love anyone else. If we don’t see ourselves as worthy, we won’t see others as worthy either. Trying to love...

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...