Who isn’t in a hurry today? Have you noticed lately “adults & hurry” seem to be synonymous. If you’re like most, you find yourself hurrying to the next project, goal, or event…only to do it all over again the next day. We find ourselves controlled by electronic notifications, ring tones, and an over-committed schedule with a jam-packed agenda. We rush to eat, to get somewhere, or to check off our Read More
How to recognize truth…and stop falling for a belief
Let’s take a closer look at how to recognize truth…and stop falling for a belief. Did you know it’s common for people to believe an ‘untruth’ and not believe the ‘truth’? We all have a natural tendency to want to defend a held position that we believe, rather than being open to facts that contradict that belief. This is how beliefs can limit us when we’re certain they’re true. Likewise…we tend Read More
Boredom is good for us…Yes, we need more time without distractions.
Here’s what boredom is telling us… Boredom is one of the most meaningful things we can experience to learn to live in inner peace. Yes, when we allow the feeling, it passes through us and we’re much better off. When we’re willing to pay close attention to this “dreaded” feeling it becomes a helpful sign that points us toward the inner peace we all desire. When was the last time Read More
Gratitude is a powerful way to change your life…
Yes, gratitude is a powerful way to change your life. In fact, gratitude is good for you…& it’s backed by science. Studies have proven gratitude lowers our blood pressure, improves our immune system, facilitates productive sleep, reduces depression, anxiety, as well as substance abuse. It’s even a key factor in suicide prevention. So, let’s look at what gratitude is and how we can apply it to our lives. Gratitude is Read More
What we resist, persists…causing us stress & anxiety.
Yes, what we resist persists…ultimately giving us what we don’t want. Resisting reality is like resisting the rain. It’s pointless, painful, and draining. Long ago, psychologist Carl Jung said that “what you resist not only persists but will grow in size.” And today this viewpoint is often expressed as: “what you resist persists” or “you always get what you resist.” So, instead of resisting reality, it’s much wiser for us Read More
Overcoming Judgment…Why we fear judgment and ways to overcome it.
Overcoming Judgment…Why we fear judgment and ways to overcome it. ~ Did you know that we can learn to be immune to judgment and overcome the world? Yes…in fact, we were taught how to do this more than 2,000 years ago, yet we’re not doing it. The fear of being judged…as if we’re not good enough, is one of the many symptoms we experience when we “believe” what’s said. It’s Read More
Hurt feelings? Are your own thoughts hurting your feelings?
Hurt Feelings? Are your own thoughts hurting your feelings? We’ve all felt hurt at one time or another. Do you remember when we were kids, the old adage, “sticks and stones will break my bones, but words can never hurt me”? We believed this back then, but is this how we live our life today? Know this for sure…when we feel hurt, we’re giving permission for others to hurt us. Read More
Is anger getting the best of you?
Is anger getting the best of you? Who hasn’t struggled with their upset feelings or behavior reactions? But…did you know that anger can result in dire consequences impacting our health, relationships, and life? “Anger is an acid that can do more harm to the vessel in which it is stored than to anything on which it is poured.” ~ Mark Twain. So, you might be asking, what is anger anyway. Read More
Are your cravings becoming addictive?
Are your cravings becoming addictive? If so, you need to know what the ego’s up to. Today, we live in an intoxicated, stimulated society where the craving for highs and thus lows…have become the norm. This way of life has become so normal and familiar…that we often don’t realize the impact these extremes are having on our life as well as our health. Know this for sure, this state of Read More
Is worry running and ruining your life?
Is worry running and ruining your life? Let’s face it, we worry too much. Worry often runs and ruins our life. “We humans have lost the wisdom of genuinely resting and relaxing. We worry too much. We don’t allow our bodies to heal, and we don’t allow our minds and hearts to heal.” ~ Thich Nhat Hanh Worrying is a form of thinking about the future in a way that leaves Read More