Category Archives for "Personal Growth"
If you are experiencing emotional pain, it is because you are thinking about the unwanted aspects of a situation. Many people feel they have to resolve painful or difficult issues, and for that reason they spend too much time thinking about things that do not make them feel good…Continue reading
Here’s another simple exercise to do that has powerful results — try it and see! For many of you, it might be the single simple key that opens you up to the intimacy you have been longing for. At the top of a page, write: “The people in my life who have hurt me are…Continue reading
Recently I got lost while driving to a speaking engagement. I’d downloaded directions from MapQuest. They seemed pretty simple, but I just couldn’t find the building I wanted. I kept going over the directions, thinking that maybe I’d misread them somehow, because it seemed highly unlikely that the universal navigation “expert” could be wrong…Continue reading
My husband and I have many goals and targets, but this one is particularly important to us: Go on vacation at least once per year. It’s our marriage retreat/ relaxation/rejuvenation/carpe diem getaway. It never fails, however, that while we’re abroad, we develop wild fantasies about…Continue reading
Our world is moving faster than ever before, constantly bombarding us with distractions. How can we remain stress-free in the face of cultural pressures to react instantly to communications and demands? We cannot simply turn our backs on the world: as we have seen, being isolated and self-absorbed increases stress…Continue reading
“You gain strength, courage and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You are able to say to yourself, ‘I have lived through this horror. I can take the next thing that comes along.’ You must do the thing you think you cannot do.” ~ Eleanor RooseveltContinue reading