Tag Archives: mindset

You’ll Remember It Differently

sailboat at sunset on Clearwater Beach, FL

“You’ll remember it differently.” That’s what my therapist said to me while I sobbed hysterically from her couch. I didn’t believe her. At the time I was struggling to accept just how broken my marriage was, and my crying spells were so frequent and so violent that I was certain I’d ruptured a vital organ, […]

Learning the Art of Forgiveness with Brenda Reiss

Brenda Reiss, the forgiveness coach

In this episode of Conversations with Smart People, I interviewed Brenda Reiss, a Forgiveness Coach in the Greater Seattle area who helps clients navigate the process of forgiveness, about the art of forgiveness. I don’t know about you, but this is a tough one for me. I mean, I understand the concept of forgiveness, but […]

Self-Care Challenge (Day 280): Being Negative

yellow lemons in jadeite fireking bowl

On day 280 of my 366-day self-care challenge, I experimented with being negative as an act of self-care. I’m not a huge fan of negativity. It just feels yucky, whether you’re on the giving or the receiving end of it. But do you ever have those days where you just feel like you’re constantly switching gears […]

10 Tips for Staying Motivated to Reach Your Health Goals

Does this sound like you? You feel unstoppable that first week after setting a new goal, only to find that you’ve completely abandoned it just a few weeks later? Staying motivated is tough, but there are a few things you can do in advance to give yourself a kick in the pants when you need […]

Self-Care Challenge (Day 31): Doing The Work with Byron Katie

Byron Katie presenting

On day 31 of my 366-day self-care challenge, I attended one of the most mind-bending workshops of my entire life…and that’s when I began doing the work. A Method of Inquiry Byron Katie developed The Work, a unique method of inquiry, during her “ten-year-long downward spiral” into depression. Through that experience, she discovered that her […]