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?”

Are you a People Pleaser?

“You can please some of the people all of the time, you can please all of the people some of the time, but you can’t please all of the people all of the time.” – John Lydgate People-pleasers put others before themselves. They say “yes” to everything, including things they don’t want to do deepContinue reading “Are you a People Pleaser?”

No. More. Quick. Fixes.

Mindful Monday – June 11, 2018 “You cannot see a tree as it grows. Only with time can you see its progress.” – Nicole Addison “Lose belly fat fast with this weird old trick!” “Make 2018 your healthiest year yet!” “Get rid of stress, now!” It is human nature to want a quick fix. That’sContinue reading “No. More. Quick. Fixes.”

The Whys and Hows of Self-Awareness

Mindful Monday – April 23, 2018 “The most fundamental aggression to ourselves, the most fundamental harm we can do to ourselves, is to remain ignorant by not having the courage and the respect to look at ourselves honestly and gently.” ― Pema Chödrön We have a blind spot when it comes to ourselves. In orderContinue reading “The Whys and Hows of Self-Awareness”