It's everywhere, isn't it? The power of positive thinking. It will solve all of our problems, it seems to say. We are told to, "Look on the bright side," "Think positively," "Cultivate gratitude,"... While these can be helpful to help us correct gross imbalances of negativity, it isn't actually the whole answer to a life … Continue reading The Paradox of Positive Thinking
Today is International Women's Day and I am hoping to empower some of my female readers today - with song. Women in America have had the tendency to sacrifice heart and health for others. We often feel our worth in every one else's successes, and stand back proudly to support them in every way they … Continue reading Girl Power for Women’s Day
Well, I went ahead and did it: I made a "Goodie Jar" for 2017. You see all these great ideas floating around the internet around the New Year in order to inspire gratitude and positivity for the next 12 months. Most reshare these ideas on Facebook and they recirculate a few times around your social … Continue reading Proactive Positivity: Make your 2017 ‘Goodie Jar’
If you've ever been in a negativity spiral, it can feel like an emotional tailspin. But how can we break that cycle? Believe it or not, self-compassion and self-kindness begins to meeting some of our most integral human needs: One of which is to contribute to society and make a difference. Watch my video to … Continue reading Combating negativity with human kindness
Asking for help for me is like the tongue-in-cheek stereotype of the man refusing to ask for directions. I actually get why men do it. It is so much more gratifying for me to be able to complete a task or "mission impossible" on my own without outside intervention. To ask for help indicates that … Continue reading Do you dread asking for help?
To hire a coach or mentor who is still continually working on healing and growing, you can be assured that this person will be right in the same trenches you are - with experience you can benefit from. That is why my husband and I love self-help. We admit we are still flawed individuals with growing souls.
Spring cleaning does a lot more than clear away dust bunnies. It can contribute to our health, both physically and mentally. Here are some reasons why cleaning could help keep you moving toward your goals and make you happier in the long run! https://youtu.be/kl7DTHtWW1Q Want more great tips and free stuff? Sign up … Continue reading Spring cleaning: Good for your mind & body
When a dream we've adopted rather than grew organically does not align with our needs, our personalities, our abilities, worldview or personal experience, we know it. Maybe not consciously. But deep down, it starts to wear on us like a psychic chaffing. But we may not recognize the symptoms at first.
I am in the throes of creating a new vision board for myself. While the first one I ever built two years ago still holds merit, I have grown as a person. I have new and/or revised goals and directions, and I want my new vision board to reflect that. I am a very visual person, … Continue reading Discover your hidden passions in life with this simple exercise