Why Our Brains Are Like Puppies – They both need taming & training

Back in July, I told you about our new puppy, Tyson.  If you’ve ever had a puppy, you know how fun and lovable they can be . . . and how much trouble they can get into!! There’ve been [...]

When Are You Going to Be Happy? How About Now?

Right now, in this moment, are you happy? Here’s an interesting concept – Happiness only happens in the present moment. And our ability to be happy right now is influenced by our current thought. [...]

Sometimes the Best Antidote Is Shared Gratitude

Feeling stressed? Discouraged? Stuck? Gratitude is such a strong antidote to many negative emotions but only when we actually feel grateful. Sure, we can think about a list of things that are [...]

I Had a Rough Day! Let Me Tell You All About It

When you get home from a rough day, do you ever vent or complain?  Maybe you had to deal with a difficult customer, or there was a frustrating meeting, or you just had too much to do. It’s normal [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]