We’ve all heard, “It’s out of my hands” before. Even though this phrase is usually paired with bad news, it still rings true in some instances. Often, in life, some things are out of our control. Accepting that you can not control everything is a step closer to bettering your … [Read more...] about Take A Step Back Before You React – Managing Emotions
I will be the first to admit that I have a bad habit of flirting with the empty line on the gas tank in my car. Some people do not let their tank go below a quarter tank left before they fill it up. Unfortunately, I am not one of those people. I have pulled into the gas … [Read more...] about Running on E and a Prayer
I did tell you. I told you when we were sitting at the kitchen counter. I was cooking, and you were scrolling on your phone. I emptied the dishwasher five times this week. I didn’t get mad when you spent $3,000 on a new gun. I think I actually weigh … [Read more...] about Why bother?
My mother always told me to stay firm on the ground and know what I want. She taught me to be strong and stand up for myself. My father always taught me to be respectful, especially to those older than me. He taught me to be kind and to always use my manners when speaking to … [Read more...] about Saying No is Saying Yes to Yourself
Speaking the Truth in Love: What it Isn’t Have you ever agonized over something you needed to say to someone but couldn’t figure out how to do it? Maybe you thought about it obsessively, and the more it festered the angrier you got. Maybe you practiced all the ways you were … [Read more...] about Speaking the Truth in Love
I get up to feed my pestering dog breakfast and notice a line of brilliant orange peeking up over the horizon. It is going to be one of those picture-perfect sunrises. The race is on. They only last about 15 minutes. But it is a perfect 15 minutes of peaceful … [Read more...] about Finding Mindfulness and Meditation That Works For You