Retreat Or Run Into The Fire?

Do you retreat or do you run into the fire? When things get sticky or complicated – what is your instinct?  Shut down or turn up?  Is it possible there is a happy medium?  Do we have to be so all in or all out? It’s good to feel passionately about things.  It’s good to…

How To Self Soothe

When we are upset, we are not really effective.  Our thoughts are often chaotic and our emotions are often raw.  It’s hard to think straight when we are upset or stressed out. Self-soothing is asking the question:  If I were my own best friend, what would I do for me right now? Take a deep…

Have Your Own Back

It can be difficult to trust others if we do not trust ourselves.  When we notice that we are wary of others, we can look at how we feel about ourselves.  Often how we feel about others is also how we feel about ourselves. We learn to trust ourselves when we take care of ourselves.  We learn…

Choose To Feel Great Today

There is something called a “helpers high.”  When we help others, our energy lightens.  It feels good to help others. There is also something called a “haters low.”  When we are critical and less than loving, we bring our energy down.  It does not feel so great. It is our choice – to be helpful…

Have A Play Day

Inspiration often comes when we relax.  Which means that play time can be valuable.  Play is important.  It nourishes and renews our spirit, mind and body. First we have to discover what is play for us.  Many of us forget what play is as we grow into adults and get on with our busy lives.  We think…

Do You Receive As Easily As You Give?

“Giving creates a bond, an exchange and an opportunity to be generous.” ~ Sark Most of us love to give gifts when we can.  When we give without expecting or asking for anything in return – when we do not give because we feel obligated to do so….Giving feels great.  Giving can even feel powerful….

You Can See Change Differently

Change happens.  It’s a part of life.  We cannot control a lot of the changes we see in our lives.  That’s a part of life too.  It’s okay.  Take a deep breath and let go of any desire you have to control the universe. We can control how we think about the change we see in our…