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 [...]

Want Less Stress? Don’t Keep Your Hand on Life’s Hot Stove

Last week I was excited to share Shirzad Chamine’s concept of our Saboteurs; those negative voices in our head that get in the way of our happiness and success. This week, I would like to [...]

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 [...]

We Were Stuck on the Plane but Not Going Anywhere = Rich Material

Does your day provide opportunities for you to practice staying positive? I call this “Rich Material.” I was in my seat, waiting for the plane to depart. There was some commotion at the back of [...]

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 [...]

My Heart Was Pounding! Who Was Going to Jump Off the Cliff? Practicing Pausing & Noticing

Imagine you’re at the scene in Marvel’s Endgame where Hawkeye and the Black Widow realize that one of them has to sacrifice themselves by jumping off the cliff in Vomir to get the [...]