Power – Passion – Purpose
Guilt that motivates us to apologize fulfills the purpose of experiencing the guilt in the first place. This is the virtuous side of guilt. However guilt that manifests into shame and changes what we believe to be true about ourselves is like a noose around our necks. It destroys our emotional energy and leaves us feeling immobilized and deeply entrenched in shame.
Whether you’re beating yourself up about a mistake you made yesterday or obsessing about how you will perform tomorrow, you’re stuck in overthinking. While most of us overthink sometimes, some people just can’t ever seem to quiet the constant barrage of thoughts. Their inner monologue is on a constant repeat of two destructive thought patterns—rumination and worry.
Finding a good life coach can be difficult, but it doesn’t have to be. With the large selection of life coaches to choose from it can be confusing trying to determine which one is the right choice for you. You may even find yourself doubting your decision or being...
2020 was a challenging year for many of us. It was a year of change, loss and uncertainty. It was also a year of growth, understanding and shifts in perspective.
But can we really move forward into 2021 creating something new if we haven’t reconciled the lessons of 2020?
Imagine this: The sensation of a million thoughts whizzing through your mind. So many things… So many jobs and to-dos and items to be taken care of. Thoughts and feelings and events…all jumbled together in one big mess. A million things that keep whizzing and soon you’ve spent an hour overwhelmed and stressed trying to figure out where to start. That’s mental clutter. That’s why we Brain Dump.
It’s interesting that we live in a society that is preoccupied with fault, blame and deferral of responsibility and then when people seem to be stuck, they don’t understand why.
The images that portray working from home, artificially glamorize the situation. In reality, for some WFH has been awesome while for others, full-time remote work has been more of a nonstop monsoon of tasks, emails and Zooms. The question remains: Is WFH contributing to an increased lack of balance between home and work life?
Boundaries are essential to healthy relationships and a healthy life. Having healthy boundaries means that you know and understand what your limits are. By recognizing the need to set and enforce limits, you protect your self-esteem, maintain self-respect, and enjoy healthy relationships. Unhealthy boundaries cause emotional pain that can lead to dependency, depression, anxiety, and even stress-induced physical illness.
Keeping a diary, is exactly the same as keeping a journal. Except that now we’re adults. And at this point, it’s more about understanding ourselves and less about who likes who and who doesn’t.
The thought surrounding self-improvement implies that something is wrong with a person and is loaded with negativity and baggage around ‘work’ that needs to be done. It’s a grudging bothersome task that many decide just isn’t for them.
In these moments …these snippets of discomfort….we see things as they really are. We connect with our souls and are faced with the reality of what we have created. In the quiet – the lack of ‘busy’ – we are forced to reflect on our lives…
In this new world of the pandemic and whatever the ‘new normal’ is going to be, there’s an added level of stress for many of us: Job’s don’t look the same, school doesn’t look the same, some people have been made redundant, more have had financial difficulties and the typical trip to the grocery store happens once a week under a mask and with sanitized hands.