Change. If it were so easy, you would have already done it.
Why is it so difficult to change a habit, to get out of addiction, to take a step in a different direction—maybe a job situation, a healthier lifestyle or a detrimental relationship?
Sometimes you don’t even know you’re stuck. You’ve been doing the same thing for so long it seems “normal” to think and act in ways that continue to leave you anxious, stressed out, depressed, fatigued and all the other maladies that come when you’re living outside of what’s important to you—your values. [Read more…]
Have you ever said, out loud or thought to yourself, “I’ll be happy when…” (Fill in the blank)? When I get the love of my life, the money in the bank, retire, the house, the car, the job or reach the magic number on the scale?
You’re not alone! Many hold a belief that if you can only get that whatever it is, your life will be complete. And, you will be happy, at last. [Read more…]
Pass the pie and other ways we deal with our hurts…
Anger, frustration, sadness, any feeling you can think of; there was always a cookie, cake or pie that was going to make me feel better, for a few minutes or days—until another round of negative emotions hit me, then I was off on the binge again. [Read more…]
As women who spend so much time meeting the needs of others and the demands of the world, we sometimes get so far away from ever stopping to ask what do I want, what do I need, who am I? Who has time for that, right?
So days, months, and years go by. You plan your goals, make your resolutions for the New Year, and then a few weeks in, you discover so much of what you had on that list has been forgotten in the vast space you call life. Living in the urgent, you don’t take time, or make time, to just be. [Read more…]