I have read many articles on mindfulness and being present. It seems they are always written by mindful and present people. I guess that is good because all of these people seem to be successful in this arena, but what if you are an obsessive, in your head, looking to the next … [Read more...] about How To Be Present If You’re Easily Distractible
Arid Transition Seasons
Transition seasons are both uncomfortable and unavoidable. Some of you may be transitioning from college to adulthood to declaring “single” to “married” on your pesky tax forms to moving from married couple to parenting couple. Before I graduated college, I was at a loss for … [Read more...] about Arid Transition Seasons
The Inevitability of Change
Graduations, moving away, starting college, weddings, and births-certain events catapult us into change, ready or not. There are few things we can count on in life, but change is one of them. Nothing stays the same. There are endless songs written about the poignancy of change … [Read more...] about The Inevitability of Change
Drifting Through Life
Think about where you are today. I don’t mean just what building you are in or what errand you are running. I mean, why are you in the city, in the job, in the relationship, or at the particular university you are in today? In other words, what series of decisions did you make … [Read more...] about Drifting Through Life
Are You the Person You Want to Be?
By choosing to embrace and practice good values every day, you may not always get what you desire, but you will always be the person you desire to be. –John Maxwell Values Define Us One of the many things we do in the office is help our clients reflect on who they are and … [Read more...] about Are You the Person You Want to Be?
In Times Like These
Some memories are vividly and forever seared in our minds. I was young child when, on Good Friday, 1964, the Great Alaskan Earthquake hit. 9.2 on the Richter scale, the quake was the second strongest in recorded history. I remember being in the basement of our home with my … [Read more...] about In Times Like These