I had an ego blow the other day. Someone else got something that I wanted. I got disgruntled and indulged in lack thinking. For a moment, I forgot that there is enough for all of us. Just because someone else got it doesn’t mean that they took it away from me. I went ahead and … More Lack Thinking
It’s that time of year again, another birthday for me. I turned 51 this week. Firmly in middle age. My husband jokes all the time about his warranty running out and things breaking down. I refuse to claim that! I have to say that we are only as old as we let ourselves feel. I … More Age Is Just A Number
Have you ever had a random compliment turn your day around? Had a sweet, thoughtful comment on social media from a friend you hadn’t heard from in a while? How did it feel? How do you feel when you get a written letter in the mail? How about when someone close to you takes the … More Tell Them About It
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?