I'm not negative. In fact, I embrace positivity and optimism and I regularly seek out ways to be grateful to encourage these. But too much positivity can be a bad thing. It can be Toxic Positivity. During this pandemic, being honest about my struggles and...
Understanding what beliefs are, how they were formed and what role they play in our ability or inability to achieve our success, is the first step in changing these limiting beliefs. Beliefs are understandings about ourselves and the world around us, that we adopt based upon events from our lives. They are based on how we have interpreted and emotionalized our experiences over time.
Narcissistic relationships can be found at work and at home, however workplace Narcissism can make for a stressful and challenging environment from which to conduct yourself professionally. In my practice, I've encountered many people who have struggled with...
"What is it?” asked the child. “It’s a cocoon,” the teacher said. “Inside is a butterfly. Soon the cocoon will split and the butterfly will come out.” “May I have it?” the child asked. “Yes, but you must promise that when the cocoon splits and the butterfly...
I had a conversation with a friend last week and we chatted about life, stress and the crazy world we live in right now. As we were chatting she said "I know it's selfish, but I'm really focused on myself right now. I feel guilty but I'm trying to take care of...
This is the place where you are stuck feeling not enough and continuously comparing yourself to others. Constantly try to be perfect and you’re exhausted. And where you’re so consumed by making other people happy that you don’t even know what you want anymore.
Emotional intelligence refers to the ability to identify and manage one’s own emotions, as well as the emotions of others. But how do we know if we’re emotionally intelligent and can we change things if we’re not? Let’s get started.
Do you feel rich, secure and financially set?
Or do you worry about having enough for the day-to-day or retirement? Maybe you’ve even been told that you HAVE enough but you can’t rest into that thought.
It’s not about the extravagant purchases or how much you spend on a daily basis…this is about how you FEEL about your financial circumstances.
All too often when that flush of emotion arises, we make ourselves wrong for feeling it and get stuck in patterns of guilt and ‘stuffing down’ our anger. It’s an uncomfortable emotion that most people don’t like to experience or witness.
Active listening involves a way of listening and responding to the other person that improves overall understanding. This is a valuable technique that requires the listener to thoroughly absorb, understand, respond, and retain what’s being said.
We all need a little help sometimes, especially when it comes to journeys of self-discovery. Whether your goal is to be more confident or to find fulfillment, it can be pretty tough to figure out how to get from point A to point B.
We all have those experiences in our lives that change us. Those defining moments when we know that we’ve reached a pivot point and things will never again be as they were. These experiences that are forever marked by pain. The kind of pain that you hope is a dream that you’ll wake from.