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

Worrying is like sitting in a rocking chair; It gives you something to do, but it doesn’t get you anywhere. – English Proverb I have to constantly remind myself of this deeply wise proverb. I [...]

Our Survival Instinct to the Rescue? Maybe Not

One of the most important insights from my studies of Positive Psychology that has had a huge impact on my life has been understanding our survival instinct. That very first reaction, that first [...]

Have You Heard of Post-Traumatic Growth?

Most people are familiar with the term “post-traumatic stress disorder” (PTSD)– the condition that can occur after someone experiences or witnesses a life-threatening event.  It might be an [...]

Make All of This a Little Easier – Spend More Time Visiting Optimism

Have you noticed how easy it is to bounce between emotions these days? Maybe it’s anxiety for the state of the economy and our finances, helplessness for the end of the pandemic, gratitude [...]