One of the hallmarks of an anxiety-filled life is that their priority is to relieve their sense of anxiety or avoid future moments with possible anxiety. They create a life where avoiding discomfort is most important, and activities and opportunities
As the New Year is upon us, many of us reflect upon our lives, our successes, our satisfaction, where we have been and likely where we are going. If life is filled with enormous levels of satisfaction and happiness, then
Imagine my delight when reminded of the definition of ‘Thanksgiving.’ It’s more than just a holiday; it means the ‘expression of gratitude.’ Such a simple definition may seem unremarkable initially, but I invite you to dig into this with me.
In recent years, research has revealed an essential tendency in our brains. Utilizing this propensity can give us more control over our lives and bring us more of what we want. The Primacy Effect Whatever captures our attention NOW takes
No doubt. Tough times. And for many, very, very tough times. When living on very little, having nothing now is the difference between eating and not eating. I drove by a recycling center this week. It was cold and rainy.
Have you noticed your brain is habitually asking questions? It happens automatically and goes on constantly throughout the day. For many, the questions generated during smooth times are torturous enough to cause stress, anxiety, anger, and even depression. But look
Previously, I introduced three daily commitments I have resolved to practice this year. I am sharing them as the ‘daily three.’ Today I expand upon these commitments and the role they play in flourishing. The Daily Three 1. Forgiveness of
We often begin a new year by focusing upon the struggles, upsets, and pain sources we want to eliminate in the future. In a sense, this is eminently understandable. Yet, if we’re going to flourish and experience our best life,
While I often write about how to set your course for a more responsible, happy, and successful life, it seems that perhaps I have been missing the mark. While some readers appear to seek change and growth, there is an
As we all move forward into the New Year, we may have set our resolutions and be on our way. However, I notice that many of my clients struggle with making their intentions materialize into reality. Over New Year’s, I