This Driver Is Making Me Late and Frustrated! Is He My Teacher??

The other day I was making the hour drive from my hometown into the big city of Madison, WI. Most of it is a four-lane state highway so I can cruise right along. But this day there was road [...]

Can You Stay Calm When the Other Person Is Venting? Try Detached Involvement

My husband was going to drop our daughter off to meet a friend at the fair. But when they got there, he quickly learned that they hadn’t discussed any of the details of where they would meet. [...]

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 [...]