Forgiving and Letting Go

We have all been hurt by another person at some time or another — we were treated badly, trust was broken, maybe our hearts were broken too. And while pain is normal, sometimes it lingers for too long. We relive the pain over and over, even marry it to anger and have a hard time letting go. An inability to let go can cause distress, distract us from work and family. It can also hinder future relationships, […]

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Radical Acceptance

Disappointments and frustrations are part of our everyday lives. The grace and resiliency with which we move through these moments not only help make up the character of who we are, but also are an indicator of how happy we are or are not. Many of us have a hard time dealing with disappointments due to an inability to accept the hand we have been dealt. Instead, we fight against “what is” making ourselves, and oftentimes […]

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Anxiety: From Surviving to Thriving

How to Transform Anxiety into InspirationAre you anxious at times? I am. Let’s face it, there’s plenty of anxiety to go around: the downturn in economy, lay-offs, relationship crises, pandemics, violence – and that’s just for starters. Actually, anxiety is a natural alarm system that keeps us safe and productive. But it can become a chronic mindset. When that happens, it can deaden joy and stifle creativity. How to tackle anxietyIn my life it’s not so much […]

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