What Would You Tell Your Younger Self? A Visualization for Self-Love

The instructions were to visualize a happy time in our lives as a child. (If we couldn’t come up with any happy memories, we were told to make one up.) I closed my eyes and thought back to [...]

Getting to Know Our Judge

Last week I was playing the new digital Monopoly with my 15-year-old daughter. She had more money and more property than me. I was feeling a little frustrated and noticed I wasn’t having [...]

Overcoming Imposter Syndrome: Start by Just Believing

“Once upon a time, there was a girl called Jenni who was born whole and innocent, and learned to make herself small to survive. Who was taught her place and her worth by hurting, unwhole [...]

Uncertainty Is Like Floundering in a Fog – Ideas to Help You Find Your Way

Uncertainty seems to be the only thing that’s certain these days. It’s like we’re in a fog and can’t see where we’re going. Some believe the promise of vaccines will [...]

Don’t Get Stuck in a Rocking Chair – Focus on Emotional Balance

Our lives have been overflowing with challenges this year. On top of our own personal difficulties with health, finances, isolation, overwhelm, work, etc., we are also immersed in all the [...]

If We Only Knew Other People’s Backstories = Empathy & Understanding

My new neighbor Tom (not his real name) appeared to have it all; a successful career, a beautiful house, a nice family. It would be easy to be envious of his life. That is until I learned more [...]

Is It a Problem or an Inconvenience? Try a Shift in Perspective

I was so frustrated and mad! My daughter and husband were very upset, too. Why had I decided to change internet providers?? After six days and at least five hours on the phone with technical [...]