Are you stuck in a comparison trap?

Are you stuck in a comparison trap?

Comparing can be a slippery slope ending in dissatisfaction, discontentment, and depression. We tend to fantasize about ideas of “if only”. Do you get stuck in a comparison trap? Why do people do this so often? Is there any gain in comparing yourself? Is...
Why it’s important to pay attention to the roots

Why it’s important to pay attention to the roots

When we lived in Indiana, the home we owned had some outdated landscaping that we tore out and re-did. There was one problem… the roots of the old plants were so deep, it was hard to get them all. For years we would continually see new growth coming up from the...
Are your coping skills healthy?

Are your coping skills healthy?

We can’t control that life will throw us a curve ball when we least expect it. But we do have a choice in our reactions to it and if we chose healthy or unhealthy coping skills. Healthy coping skills will help carry you through, build you up, and re-focus you...
How to cope when life is stressful

How to cope when life is stressful

Let’s face it. Life is STRESSFUL! Too many commitments. Too many ideas of how you wish you could spend you time.Too many things needing your attention. The list never ends. Do you need help learning how to cope when life is stressful? Stress comes in all forms...
3 words to say that will improve your life

3 words to say that will improve your life

Are you overwhelmed and burned out? Are you barely keeping your head above water? Does a ‘good job’, ‘thank you’, or compliment feel like it could save your life? Are your expectations so high that you always feel like a failure? You might be...
What are your internal voices saying?

What are your internal voices saying?

We all have internal voices in our head. Some cause us to doubt. Others help us cope. Some are abusive, while others help us see a new lens in life. Some voices are liars that filter information to steer away from truth. Who are you listening to? In my job, I get to...