Humanize them: We are all individuals with our own hopes and dreams. No one can completely walk in your shoes. Recognize that other people may have different motivations driving their opinions, a different hierarchy of issues. If all else fails, see the hurt inner child they may have inside. Find something in common: Find something, … More Ways to Love Someone That You Don’t Particularly Like
Be gentle with yourself. New year brings new opportunities that often feel heavy. Take a breath and take each new challenge as an adventure. Ditch the notion of a resolution! We’ve talked about this in a video before, so here is your extra reminder. Use New Years goals as a time to reprioritize elements of … More 5 Ways to Start the New Year Right!
Take some time today to reflect on the gifts this year has brought you. I know it’s been a year for the ages, but I always like to look for the gifts in the challenges. Now turn your attention to this coming year. What do you hope for? What gifts will you be grateful for … More Happy New Year
Merry Christmas, Happy Hanukkah, Happy Winter Solstice, Happy Kwanza. Whatever holidays you celebrate, may you be filled with peace, hope, and love!
One of the parting gifts of having a challenging childhood is that when things are going well, fear starts whispering that something is going to go wrong. You have a hard time enjoying happy things because you’re waiting for the other shoe to drop. I definitely feel this in my life! Right now with the … More Whispers of Fear
I say all the time that you can have the best day of your life and find the things that went wrong and you can have the worst day of your life and find the things that went well. It’s all about perspective. I’ve been thinking about this lately in regards to this year. Admittedly, … More It’s All About Perspective
From Jessie: I sometime find myself stuck in a mood that I can’t seem to shake. There are many ways to turn your mood around, but these are some of my favorites. 1. Call a friend! If you’re feeling down, I often find talking to a loved one helps. They can usually help you walk … More 5 Ways to Turn Your Day Around
From our getmorehappy family to yours, wishing everyone a happy and healthy Thanksgiving!
One thing I’ve learned as I’ve gotten older, is to stop thinking in absolutes. I can’t tell you the number of times I claimed that I would absolutely NEVER _____! And then, of course, I had to eat my words. There is a time and place for being resolute in our goals, for not giving … More Never Will I Ever
This week, Jessie and I did a video about being kind to yourself and each other. What does it mean to be kind to yourself? Here are some tips! Look Inward: Know yourself and your motivations. Spend time thinking about your actions and habits and why you act the way you do. Is there anything … More 5 Ways to be Kind to Yourself