Enjoy Not Knowing

Nov 18

Enjoy Not Knowing

When the end of the year rolls around, our minds may hover around the fact that we don’t know exactly what we’ll be up to this time next year. Uh oh, that feeling creeps in of not knowing everything! The ability to plan for what comes next can only take us so far in life, and the uncertainty of the future can make us feel hesitant to initiate new...

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Start It and Finish It

Jun 23

Start It and Finish It

Have you ever started something and lost momentum toward finishing it about halfway through? In today’s world, it can be easy to get the ball rolling on a project or activity, only to fizzle out in excitement after a few weeks or months. Our attention is constantly pulled this way, and pushed that way. With the growth of social media and reliance on internet,...

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Avoid the Militant Mindset

May 11

Avoid the Militant Mindset

What’s more enjoyable:  doing something because you want to do it, or doing something because you’re forced into it? For many of us, it’s more satisfying to do things when we feel like doing them. Yet, in life and in health it’s easy to develop a militant mindset in which we become overly strict and focused on rules that we impose on...

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Take Charge of Your Fears

May 04

Take Charge of Your Fears

We all have “those moments” come up. The moments that seem to paralyze our bodies and minds, shake up all notions of who we are, and to suggest that we don’t have what it takes. FEAR. Whatever form it takes and however daunting it appears, fear actually isn’t a bad four-letter word. When fear comes up in life, it presents a unique opportunity...

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Bringing Your Energy to It

Mar 17

Bringing Your Energy to It

Daily responsibilities and obligations can gradually take a toll on energy flow, making it feel at times like there’s no room to use your energy in the way you want to. This experience can be hard to go through, and the physical effects that often result such as fatigue and sleep issues can make things feel worse. Even though chronic fatigue is commonly...

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When Can You Be Proud of Yourself?

Mar 11

When Can You Be Proud of Yourself?

It’s not easy to be proud of yourself. That’s not because you haven’t done or are aren’t doing things that you’re proud of—it’s actually the opposite. We live in a world where enough is never enough and this mindset is contagious on an individual level as well. Often, we don’t let ourselves feel like anything’s...

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Is Happiness Your Truth?

Mar 02

Is Happiness Your Truth?

In today’s world, happiness has moved beyond an emotion and is almost more like a discipline. There is now peer pressure to be happy all the time and this message gets reaffirmed by commercials we see and songs we hear on the radio. A recent song on the radio repeats words such as “Clap along if you feel like happiness is the truth” for four...

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