How to Cultivate One of Your Greatest Gifts

One of the greatest gifts (skills) you can cultivate is not inspiration, motivation, organization, or education.  One of the greatest gifts you can cultivate is learning how to soothe.  Yes, soothe. [...]

How to Let Yourself “Off the Hook”

Let’s start at the end . . . result. What do you hope to accomplish by keeping yourself “on the hook”?  Perhaps your thought process might be – “If I keep [...]

What are the Benefits of Failure?

We’ve all know the pain of failure.  Me too.  Lots of times. Several days ago I was reflecting on how certain decisions took me down certain paths.  I was thinking about [...]

What to Do When You’re Depleted? It’s Not “Be More Disciplined”.

You know that I believe it’s important to step up, take responsibility, contribute, participate, and carry our load.  This brings meaning to our lives.  It allows us to stand tall, with [...]

2019-09-02T13:16:11-06:00February 23rd, 2019|Coping Skills, Motivation, Positive Outcomes|

Problem Solving – First Learn How to Do a Problem Well

Have you ever tried to make a change, and failed? Like getting out of depression or anxiety, stopping self-sabotage or procrastination, or stopping poor health habits? Or have you always succeeded in [...]

2018-08-20T13:19:15-06:00August 20th, 2018|Coping Skills, Habit Change, Psychology, Success|

Intelligent Action – Prevent Being a Victim By Reclaiming Your Power

How does taking full, complete responsibility for your every thought, feeling, choice, action, and reaction change your life? When you blame others or outside circumstances, you give up your ability to make change. [...]

2018-08-14T14:35:22-06:00August 16th, 2018|Coping Skills, Relationships, Self Worth|

Anger Management – When Anger Feels Out of Control, How to Turn it Into an Asset

Our lives are freighted with frustrations. One at a time we might manage, but when they accumulate, it becomes overwhelming. Nerves fray.  Sometimes we are shocked at our mean, vicious, and aggressive [...]

2018-08-10T07:07:46-06:00August 13th, 2018|Anger Management, Coping Skills|