We expend so much energy on what we don’t have: time to exercise, a healthy diet, a good relationship with our brother. We recycle these thoughts and try to make ourselves feel better or justified in our discontent when that energy could be used to create what we do want. Today I challenge you to focus on what you want more of. Here’s how. … More First blog post: Focus on What you Want More of
I want you to create a manifesto for yourself. I have had the simplest desire and given time and not much work, it has come to me. … More Your Manifesto
Lately, when wondering how act or respond in some situations, I’ve been imagining what I’d want my kids-as-adults to do. Say, if I were a ghost following them around as full-grown adults, how would I want them to handle situations? … More Imagine what you’d want your totally-evolved, wholehearted adult child to do
I’ve been air smoking for years now. That means I don’t actually smoke. I mimic the act of smoking while in conversation. I use it to illustrate a person or animal who’s acting blasé, non-plused, non-chalont. I use it to get a laugh. I’m sure my family wishes I’d quit. … More Too Good to Give Up
This phrase can be used with spouses, family members, people you work with, your doctor. And it just FEELS more like a conversation and less like a confrontation. … More This Phrase Could Change Your Life
Maybe you gave birth to a baby or a kidney stone, sobbed at your father’s funeral or suffered through hours of sea sickness. … More You’ve Got This
I peeled out of there before anyone else could witness my Courtney Love moment and dry heaved all the way home into the wet face cloth she handed me. … More Own Your Ugly. It’s not that Ugly.
We all have it. That critical voice inside that says ‘you should have gotten more done today’ or ‘you should have been more patient with your daughter.’ … More Be Kind to your Mind