They Had No Right to Be Upset with Me! And they weren’t

DARN! My paperwork for the project was due yesterday. I had been busy with other stuff and had never finished it. Now, here was an email from the team leader asking me when I was going to submit [...]

It’s not fair! Why do I have to be the one to change?

Have you ever had to hit your brakes or swerve to avoid another car? Maybe you had the right-of-way at an intersection but the other vehicle didn’t yield like they were suppose to. In these [...]

It Felt Like an Attack! I Needed to Carefully Choose My Response

Have you ever had a coworker or a family member snap at you and it felt like you were being attacked? What was your reaction? If you’re like most people, you probably got upset. It’s easy to say [...]

Are You Good at Asking for What You Need? Learning from the Masters of Boundaries

I’m super excited to share an excerpt of a blog from Darcy Luoma, a dear friend and amazing speaker, master coach, and facilitator. You can find the full blog here. Enjoy! I have one [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

You Use Your Teeth More Than You Use a Car – How Our Role Shifts Our Perspective

I was complaining that my teeth have cost me a lot of money. “In fact,” I whined, “I could buy a really nice car with all the money I’ve spent at the dentist.” The other person had no sympathy. [...]

The Power of Questions: How Curiosity Can Foster Connection and Understanding

I’m excited to share a guest blog from a positivity expert I recently discovered, Robyn Stratton-Berkessel. When I saw this post from her on the power of being curious about others and how [...]

Working Hard at Raking the Yard – Why Nobody Noticed

The lawn was full of gravel, sticks, and leaves so I decided to tackle some raking instead of going for a walk. It was tiring work, and I had to stop and give my arms a break now and then. I was [...]

I Would Rather Stay Home. Is There Something Wrong with Me? The difference between introverts and extroverts

When I was in college, my roommates loved to go out on Saturday night. I was glad to go with, but I would’ve also been happy just staying home. Sensing their excitement and anticipation of a [...]

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