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!
From Elaina: Honestly, we can change the last word of this question to war, death, illness, breakups, any of the big challenges we face. COVID is slightly different in that we are all in this challenge together at the same time. But even through this time of anxiety and grieving, life is continuing. Along with … More How Can I Stay Upbeat and Positive During COVID?
From Elaina: I was teaching a class the other day and one of my members told me of a conversation she had with a 30 year son of a friend. This lady was probably in her 70s. She told me that this gentleman is a photographer who specializes in pictures that find beauty in the … More Hope for the future
From Elaina: I just got back from my dream vacation to Hawaii! I have wanted to go since I was a little girl. I approached this vacation very differently than I ever have before. I’ve talked before how I am a huge planner. I tend to overthink everything. My thoughts are that if I plan … More Right Here, Right Now