Don’t Just Talk About Feelings

microphone in meeting room Under my November post entitled How to Stop Ruminating, Marty left this comment:

“You’re right that ruminating, at least in my case, is an attempt to figure out what’s wrong and what to do about it. So let’s say I go to the feelings behind this, and they happen to be “fearful”, “alienated”, and “grieved.” And then I say, yes, I feel afraid, I don’t feel like my life works for me, and I have pain about the past. Read More

Why We NEED to Sweat the Small Stuff

Hand being bandagedEveryone has emotional pain.

No one is immune to the slings and arrows of life on this earth, and most of us have unhealed hurts from our time here.

We think we can let go of the pain of things that happen to us, but it’s not that easy. We didn’t choose the pain in the first place; what makes us think we can choose not to have it?

Nature’s Way of Getting Over It

When you cut your skin, your body sends resources to the site of the injury. Read More

How to Feel Whole

What’s so great about feeling whole? Everything!

When you’re a whole person, you’re empowered. You’ve got access to all your resources, especially motivation, interest and energy. You can accomplish what you set out to do.

More importantly, being whole means you’re ready to live the life that’s meant for you.

Wholeness is your passport to your destiny.

The Whole Truth

Relationships, work and all kinds of projects are easier when you feel whole. You bring your highest self to every area of your life. Read More

The “V” word

VICTIM: What comes to mind when you hear that word?

  • Don’t be a victim.
  • She’s always playing the victim.
  • I’m not a victim, I’m a survivor.

Let me be the first to stand up and say that people should be allowed to use their own words when they talk about themselves. If you identify as a survivor rather than a victim, I honor your truth and your choice of words. But if you feel victimized, I firmly support you in feeling like, and calling yourself, a victim. Read More