It is impossible to create immunity from the harmful, painful, and at times devastating statements and opinions at times, but I think there is a better way to insulate ourselves and promote hope than by making sweeping statements of separation or reacting with anger and fear. Be honest, when was the last time that you
I am amazed how much energy I have committed to negative people and their experiences. I used to think that I toxic people were drawn to me for some reason. I would find myself completely worn out and thinking “Why is everyone around me so unhappy?” And after a while, my frustration would get to
In the spirit of happiness and a life of authenticity, the practice of acceptance is paramount. Navigating self-acceptance is one of the more challenging aspects of my own well-being and I suspect for others as well. The conflict arises when we are unable to accept where we are with emotional and spiritual development while simultaneously
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If we all can agree that one thing we want is to be happy, then the next question to ask is “How do you want to experience that happiness?” Often we get caught up in this idea of things that will make us happy. And most of the time those things are tied to
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What was the last goal you set for yourself? Did you make it? How did you feel afterwards? Was your success of that goal the motivation for your next one? Goals are critical in assisting us with determining a direction that we want to go and ultimately sustain a level of satisfaction and contentment within
Regardless of annual income, or lack thereof, the only real estate that we all have guaranteed to us is our own personal space. I’m not talking the walls that house and shelter you, I’m talking about the intangible energies that embody who we are and how we conduct ourselves. We are constantly maintaining, creating, and
This week I have been reminded that when people act out in prejudice, discriminatory, and outright ignorant ways…they are being driven by fear. It may be fear of themselves, fear of uncertainty, or such a deep fear they don’t even realize it exists within them. My response will either give fear more power and promote
If someone asks you how your week is going, what are you most likely going to focus on? Too often we get caught up in the things that we didn’t do well, the tasks we didn’t complete, or simply the daunting things piling up in front of us. And sometimes, all of those things start