Happiness Being Sabotaged? Build a Bonfire.

Happiness Being Sabotaged? Build a Bonfire.

Last week I shared a little history of my personal experiences with journal writing, including the time my mother found and destroyed all the journals I’d kept from childhood through college. Even if you haven’t been in the exact same situation, I’m...
Stop Beating Yourself Up Over Past Mistakes

Stop Beating Yourself Up Over Past Mistakes

“Finish each day and be done with it. You have done what you could. Some blunders and absurdities no doubt crept in; forget them as soon as you can. Tomorrow is a new day. You shall begin it serenely and with too high a spirit to be encumbered with your old nonsense.”...

I Believe: on Faith and Other Intangibles

Merry Christmas, darling. I know that by the time you read this, the packages have been unwrapped, the latkes of Hanukkah are a memory and you may be contemplating putting away the holiday decorations. Our holiday celebration was un-traditional and very low-key this...

Change and Comfort Can Coexist

When it comes to creating change, most folks will tell you that you have to move away from comfort and into discomfort in order to make it happen. You’ll see phrases and quotes like “Life begins at the end of your comfort zone…” “Move out of your comfort zone. “ “You...

For Those Times When You Backslide

Creating a life you love is really about finding pleasure in the day-to-day living. To seek the gems in the midst of the craziness that sometimes accompanies us in this life. It also involves feeling the gamut of feelings. We focus on those sweet feelings, the joyful...

Create a Life You Love with The Three R’s

It seems like only yesterday we were celebrating a new year, yet here we are in the sixth month.  One of the laments I hear from clients is they feel we’re half-way through the year, yet they haven’t made enough progress on any of their desires for the year. It can be...