Get Your Weekly Positivity Tips

Staying positive can be hard!  Life is constantly providing us with challenges, whether it’s at work, at home, with our relationships, with our health, etc. How can we find a better balance and spend more time feeling good? Check out the tips below for some ideas.

Will I Be Happier if I Help Others or Help Myself? I’m Confused!

I hear messages about how important it is to take care of myself, and I hear messages that true happiness comes when I focus on helping others. If you’re like me, maybe you find these conflicting [...]

Do You Hate Asking for Help? Here are some reasons to change

Do you hate asking for help? Today I was thinking about two very dear friends in my life. One has a much easier time asking for help compared to the other.  I get it. I don’t like to bother [...]

The Other Driver Probably Thought I Was a Jerk – The problem with our stories

Have you ever been misunderstood or misunderstood someone else’s intentions? It’s because there’s a problem with our stories we tell ourselves. As I was approaching the [...]

Does It Feel Like Things Never Go Your Way? Look for the Small Miracles

How often do we think things like, Why does this always happen to me? Why do things never go my way? This is normal and automatic. It’s easy to notice when things don’t go the way we want. But [...]

Another Failed Experiment! It’s when things don’t work that we learn the most

Do we learn more when things go as expected or when they don’t? When I was a scientist working in the lab, I would commonly spend my days setting up experiments. The goal was to develop assays [...]

Want More Self-Confidence? Start with a Little Self-Compassion

Sheryl and her husband Dave were on a family vacation in Mexico. When Dave didn’t show up for dinner with friends, Sheryl rushed to the hotel’s fitness center to find him. To her horror, she [...]

Then I Heard a Loud CRUNCH! – What if mistakes are lessons in disguise?

Do you ever get mad at yourself for making a mistake? I was slowly backing out of the parking spot when I heard my husband yell something from the passenger seat. Too late! A moment later, I [...]