Change, Healthy Behaviors, Relationships, Unhealthy Behaviors

A Slow and Painful Death

I often witness conversational exchanges between two people where one of the individuals expresses themselves by harshly criticizing the other: “You are always telling lies” “You don’t have any self-respect” “You never listen” “I can never trust you” “That was a dumb mistake” And so on.  I will usually observe this type of exchange long… Continue reading A Slow and Painful Death

Change, Healthy Behaviors, Inspiration, personal growth

Step One: OWN it!

Occasionally along our growth journey we may get 'stuck' and I often discover it's related to our unwillingness to OWN some element of our 'selves' - one of those little hidden 'secrets' that keeps us wading through bouts of internal shame and feeling "not good enough". Rarely is it black and white or out there… Continue reading Step One: OWN it!

Healthy Behaviors

“Me Time” – You are important too.

This post is directed primarily at women not because men don't have the same needs but because in my experience, women deny themselves more frequently in the department of “me time” than men do. We all know that by nature, women have a tendency to be caregivers (generally speaking) and yet they are the worst at caring… Continue reading “Me Time” – You are important too.

Big Questions ~ Personal Ponderings

When Love Hurts

Recently, I’ve heard several people say that you can’t help who you fall in love with and while I basically agree with that sentiment, I am not convinced that we should always take action when we feel love for someone. When you fall in love you generally experience feelings of happiness, but what if your… Continue reading When Love Hurts