Last week we celebrated the Fourth of July here in the United States, also known as “Independence Day.” It’s a holiday that most of us spend outside, enjoying the warm weather, eating barbecue, and watching fireworks. Our country’s heritage of forging its own course and going its own way from dependence on another entity is […]
Every single day, all day long, we are thinking. And let’s be honest: the thoughts that most of us have running through our heads as we drive, do our work, make our meals, and go about our day usually aren’t positive. Most of them are about how we don’t measure up in some way. They
Blame is a little like fast food – we know it’s not good for us, we know it won’t lead to anything healthy, but oh boy can it be irresistible. I don’t know about you, but whenever something happens that angers or irritates me, it’s all-too-easy to reach for the blame button. It feels like
O M G! I don’t know about you, but it can be a real struggle for me to not fill up all of my time being productive. I am the kind of gal that has lists for her lists. I like to check things off, add more, and then check them off again. Sometimes my
There’s nothing worse than feeling a difficult emotion. Sadness, anxiety, anger? The worst. It’s uncomfortable. It’s exhausting. And it can be scary. If you’re anything like me, the first impulse you have is to bury that emotion into the ground with a quick fix. Netflix, online shopping, wine, a chocolate-chocolate cupcake…. The options are endless.