Many people are dealing with guilt associated with their Coronavirus activities or lack thereof.   According to Mindtools.com, there are two kinds of guilt — healthy and unhealthy – and there are ways to address both.  But first, it’s important to understand what kind of guilt you’re dealing with.   Healthy guilt is proportionate or rational – a reaction […]

Read More →

Do you sometimes find yourself in a high stakes situation, and every thought that comes to mind is about exactly the outcome you DO NOT want?  For example, preparing for an important presentation, you begin imagining the audience asking questions you can’t answer.  Or, you’re planning to ask for a raise you know you deserve, but the […]

Read More →

Many think procrastination comes from laziness or poor time management. But a recent New York Times article lays the blame on the negative emotions we associate with the thing we’re putting off.  Here are two ways experts say we can get to that thing we’re avoiding. Brown University’s Dr. Judson Brewer says you must first tackle the risk/ […]

Read More →

Did you know that we are sometimes biased against ourselves?  Yes, you heard me right.   Because of what we’ve experienced and how we’ve internalized it, we can carry biased beliefs about ourselves. Like a belief that we don’t have what it takes to succeed, or we don’t belong.  When we unconsciously adopt false, limiting ideas or attitudes, and […]

Read More →

Do you allow LIES to limit you? I don’t know anyone who doesn’t. LIES are labels, illusions, excuses and stories that exist in your mind, just out of awareness.  They shape your thoughts, feelings, decisions and actions. LIES lead to detours on your path to happiness.  They short-circuit your ability and willingness to change and grow.  LIES cause you to work […]

Read More →

 If you’re someone who doesn’t use all of their vacation time, or you feel you’re too busy to get away, listen up. According to Lonely Planet, you’re more likely to die younger than someone who prioritizes vacation travel. In a recent article, Annemarie McCarthy reveals the results of a 40-year study conducted at the […]

Read More →

Are you plagued by a task that you know you must do, but just can’t bring yourself to complete? That email you need to write? That call you have to make? That conversation you’ve been putting off?  You’re not alone. No matter how on top of things you are, there are still times when you […]

Read More →