We read and hear about this all the time, about how we have to “control” our emotions, and how some emotions are “negative.” Emotions are simply feelings, and these feelings are information about what’s happening within. Angry, happy, sad, scared, and bored are messages from the inner voice suggesting courses of action, and trying to […]
We all need to do something we love, something that brings inner calm and nurtures our soul, something that allows us to embrace our bliss. The hardest part of it is, making the time to do it. I now realize how much I enjoy the word “embrace”. It is a word you can never use […]
With Mother’s Day fast approaching, it’s hard not to think about everything our mothers have done for us, and what we’d like to give back to them. Most mothers are guiding forces in our lives, helping us and supporting us. This is no small feat.
We see the sacrifices our mothers make for us—not only physically […]
Use rejection to your advantage – Part 3 of 3
A rejection is a chance to consider if there are things we can work on. It’s OK to think about whether there’s room for improvement or if your goals were higher than your skills. Sometimes a rejection is a hard reality check. But if you approach […]
Spring forward – time to reflect upon your femininity.
Do words linger in the back of your mind and pop-up at the most unexpected times?
When you were young, what kind of memorable words of encouragement or discouragement did you receive from your parents? Did those words stick with you past childhood? Have you become a certain kind of adult because of […]
This month we celebrate St. Patrick’s Day. And what represents the holiday better than the shamrock and the symbol of good luck?
As Thomas Jefferson once said, “I’m a great believer in luck, and I find the harder I work, the more I have of it.”
Do you believe in luck? Do you attribute your success and […]
Have you noticed how much you hide in your life? Have you noticed how most of your thoughts, feelings and emotions are lived just underneath the surface of what you show to the world?
Every day you wear a mask hiding your true self beneath. You’ve probably adapted, conformed, perhaps changed your thoughts and feelings to please or […]
Have you ever noticed what happens when you move? Any movement-moving your neck from side to side; arms go up and down; fingers open and close; hips rotate; legs go back and forth; knees bend, toes curl, eyes blink and mouth opens and shuts. You may be wondering how moving your body can help with your self-confidence? Read on!
Self-confidence and self-esteem parallel and […]