When you take a step, your step is more than a step. Even tiny steps will keep you going in a worthwhile direction. ___ Imagine if you met someone sitting at a train station who told everyone how great it is to go West. “West is the way of the future,” he says. “We should … More Are You Having Trouble Taking Your Next Step?
Danish researchers at the Happiness Research Institute researched 1095 Facebook users and compared regular users to those who took a week off. They found: A better social life. Finding it easier to concentrate. Being in a better mood. Wasting less time. Rather than using Facebook, people used their time to talk to each other, call … More Take a Week off Facebook and You Will Improve Your Mental Health
Scientists estimate that you think 70,000 thoughts each day. No wonder why you feel tired! 70,000 thoughts, yet all that I can get out of my 17 year old is that his day was “fine.” It takes 15 minutes of work to get one word. Getting to the other 69,999 might just drive me nuts… … More Are Your Words Getting in Your Way?
I learned that if I didn’t open up and feel my sadness, I wouldn’t be able to feel anything. Acceptance helped me to find my way out of depression and to find a life that I wanted to live. What if an open door to sadness is an open door to life? Going through depression … More An Open Door to Sadness is an Open Door to Life
If you want to let go of something, first you have to hold it. Unless you truly hold, you will never let go. How do you hold something closely, the thing that makes you want to numb-out-tune-out-walk-out… the thing that reminds you of helplessness, that brings back ghostly or ghastly memories? If you want to … More Want to Divorce Your Behavior? First You Have to Marry it!
Have you heard the statistic that women speak 20,000 words each day, and men speak about 10,000 words? Whether you have heard someone say this or not, it’s bunk. A myth. Statements like this only serve to perpetuate myths about gender differences. Maybe you are telling yourself, “If thoughts were worth money, I’d be rich!” … More Your Words are Not Your World
As we grow, so do our knots. Over time, our knots move from our hands to our forehead to stomach, to tongue, to soul. For “The Many Pains of Full Fisted Living,” click on photo.