Why do people keep doing the same things over and over?

“Change will not come if we wait for some other person, or if we wait for some other time. We are the ones we’ve been waiting for. We are the change that we seek.” ― Barack Obama My husband has this annoying habit: He is ALWAYS looking at his phone. Including when we’re with friends and family.Continue reading “Why do people keep doing the same things over and over?”

Does Positive Thinking Really Work?

“We are what we think. All that we are arises with our thoughts. With our thoughts we make the world.” – Buddha These days, positivity is EVERYWHERE. On social media, coffee mugs, wall hangings, bathroom mats… “Love yourself” “You’re beautiful” “Live, laugh, love.” There are dozens of bloggers and therapists and life coaches who toutContinue reading “Does Positive Thinking Really Work?”

5 Ways to Let it Go

“The longer I live, the more I observe that carrying around anger is the most debilitating to the person who bears it.”  ― Katharine Graham Are you haunted by cruel things people said to you months, or even years ago? Or things they did – anything from slights and oversights to horrific abuse? Many of usContinue reading “5 Ways to Let it Go”

The Practice of Mindful Eating

Anything you do – from washing dishes, to walking, to talking, to eating – can be a mindfulness practice. To turn a mundane action into a mindfulness practice, all you must do is stay in the present moment. That means being attentive to the five senses as you experience something, moment by moment. When theContinue reading “The Practice of Mindful Eating”