The Power of Acceptance

The Power of Acceptance

While reading a bit about anxiety and depression the other day, one thing in particular stuck with me. This reading stressed the importance of acceptance. When we are able to accept our struggles, we are able to work with them rather than against them. This particular...

All You Need is (Healthy) Love

Love is one of the most important, widely recognized, and yet largely misunderstood emotions we experience. As humans, our brains are naturally wired to make connections with others and, for both biological and cultural reasons, many of us believe we need it to...
The Here and Now

The Here and Now

Sometimes heading in a new direction is hampered because we fear what is going to happen if we actually start moving forward. So maybe the best thing to do is to stop fixating on what’s ahead and hone in on NOW. Once today ends and tomorrow comes, keep focusing on the...
Let It In

Let It In

Do you ever find yourself being the one who watches? Or maybe the one who holds the bags while everyone else rides the rollercoaster? How about the person whose happiness comes from looking at beautiful pictures of places they’ve never been? Sometimes – this is me....

The Art of Gentle Confrontation

We feel most alive when we are in relationships with others. It’s how we’re wired – It’s human nature. When we spend time with others (and who doesn’t), we are bound to face some conflict, tension, power struggles, and hurts. So, the next time you feel you...