Take Back Power

Things are different now, but several years ago, I was really trying to lose weight. Diets. Exercise. The whole shebang.

I would stand on the scale daily so that I could track my progress.

I remember there were several days I’d get up in the...

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Unleash Your Inner Control Freak

A “control freak” is not something that one would typically want to be. But I think there is one instance in which we should all strive to be one.

When it comes to stress management, it is of utmost importance that we take control of...

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Emotional Agility

Have you ever tried to word something but you just can’t seem to formulate the words into sentences?

Well, that was my problem with writing this article.

And then I found a YouTube video that said what I was trying to say.

Susan David shares...

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Is Time Speeding Up?

Do you feel that time is speeding up? That there is somehow less time in a day than there used to be?

Now, maybe there is some cosmic thing going on that the earth is spinning faster and the clocks are keeping up. Who knows.

But I have another...

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Talking to Yourself

“I’m such an idiot.”

“I’m too fat…no donut for me.”

“Nice one, loser.”

“I’m such a screw-up.”

“He wouldn’t like me, I’m ugly.”

“I’m not...

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Is That a Threat?

I was 17 years old, a week or 2 after I graduated high school, before having Google maps on a phone was a thing, when I was involved in a car accident.

I was driving my family farm’s delivery van loaded with eggs to a store in a near city....

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Your Childhood Matters

I have done a lot of reading as I work towards becoming certified in Clinical EFT (Emotional Freedom Techniques or “Tapping”). It is a self-help tool that one can do by themselves or be guided in to help release emotional baggage.

One...

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A New Term

Moment of truth: other people’s opinions bother me. I try not to let that happen, but it still does. I am working on it and I am making progress.

There’s a term, a made-up word, that I heard somewhere - I can’t remember where....

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Shame: The Not-So-Good Driver

Several years ago, I remember thinking that it was time for me to lose a little weight. I wasn’t massively overweight, I just noticed that my clothes seemed to be fitting tighter than they were and I didn’t like that. So, I started...

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Deeper Motivation

For many people, a new year means new year’s resolutions. But if you’re anything like me, that resolution lasts about one month…maybe, if I’m lucky.

Why is that? Is it because I lack willpower? Maybe.

But a very...

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