Well-Meaning Positivity

Have you ever told someone about a negative experience you recently went through? 

And have you ever felt worse after hearing the “positive-spin” response from that well-meaning person?

Sometimes, we tell ourselves these similar...

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Judging Value

I recently received this in an email from one of my blog readers. It was good food for thought and I want to share it with you:

“Most of us strive to be at our best, but sometimes we falter in that attempt. Unfortunately we tend to be...

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Receiving: The Gift

For many people, myself included, giving is much easier than receiving - whether it is compliments, gifts, help, advice, or anything like that. Why?

I feel better when I am giving rather than receiving. Receiving makes me feel uncomfortable....

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The Pitfall of Efficiency

I like to be efficient. I like to get things done fast…once I get those things started, LOL.

Shovelling the driveway, for some reason, is a timed event.

Making supper is a race to see how fast I can make the food and get dishes done at the...

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How Your Judgements of Others Affect You

I read something eye-opening in a book I'm reading, The Tapping Solution for Weight Loss and Body Confidence by Jessica Ortner. I have spent almost an hour trying to paraphrase it to share with you, but I just can’t seem to capture...

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Where's the Real Problem

If you are reading this blog, or any blog from The Stress Experts, you are probably interested in learning how to conquer your stress…or you’re interested in learning how to decrease feelings of anxiety, anger, worry, fear and the...

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Good Question

When I was of age to get my driver’s licence, I would drive with my mom in the passenger seat. We did this about once a week. There were often times that the conversation would go quiet and we’d sit in comfortable silence for a while.

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How Dehumanizing!

Brené Brown is an American researcher on shame, vulnerability, and leadership. In her book, Daring Greatly, she shared an article that she had written for the Houston Chronicle highlighting how our behaviours (in this case,...

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Power of the Preamble

Up until a few years ago, I used to live with my sister. We lived together for about 6 years. It was here that the two of us discovered the “power of the preamble”.

Have you ever had a conversation with someone, and it didn’t go...

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Proper Preparation

Christmas can be a challenging time, so preparing for it is important.

When you think about preparations for Christmas, you might think about hanging lights, shopping and gift wrapping, decorating, baking, house cleaning, meal planning, setting up...

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