Are You The Person Your Dog Thinks You Are?

Your pet knows the truth of who you are!

Many of us know how unconditionally loving most dogs naturally are – unless they have been abused. Even if you don’t have a dog, you’ve likely seen the joy they express when their person comes home after being gone for even a few minutes.

If . . . → Read More: Are You The Person Your Dog Thinks You Are?

Embracing Panic

Discover how to manage panic in a way that allows it to dissipate rather than escalate.

“That’s the strange thing about panic – when we lean into it, it loosens it’s grip on us.” Daniel Siegel, M.D.

“The power of reflection allows us to approach, rather than withdraw, from, whatever life brings us. And when . . . → Read More: Embracing Panic

Who Are You Attracting to Yourself?

“Everybody is like a magnet. You attract to yourself reflections of that which you are.” Dr. David Hawkins, Psychiatrist, Physician and Researcher, author of Power vs. Force

Are you happy with who you attract to yourself? Are you attracting open, loving, available, caring, kind people into your life? Or, are you attracting closed, hard, angry, abusive, emotionally unavailable, distant or judgmental people?

If you are not happy with the kind of people you are attracting into your life, then you might want to notice what kind of magnet you are being. Continue reading Who Are You Attracting to Yourself?

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Are You Hard On Yourself? 9 Reasons to Love Yourself Instead

If you are hard on yourself, do you believe that this is helpful to you? You might want to re-evaluate this false belief.


Are you hard on yourself? Do you think this is a good thing? Do you believe this motivates you to do better? Think again. If you are doing well, it’s likely in spite of being hard on yourself, not because of it.

Many of us grew up with parents and teachers who believed that being hard on us was the way to motivate us. As children, we absorbed their judgments of us and became strict taskmasters with ourselves.

Are you aware of the negative consequences of being hard on yourself? Continue reading Are You Hard On Yourself? 9 Reasons to Love Yourself Instead

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What Are You Waiting For?

Is there something you’ve always wanted to do but have never done? What’s stopping you?

 “The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago. The second best time is now.”  –Chinese Proverb

How often do you say to yourself, “I wish I had…..?”

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Why Complain?

Are you a complainer? Are you ready to do something different?


“If you don’t like something, change it. If you can’t change it, change your attitude. Don’t complain.” - Maya Angelou

Do you complain? If you do, why?

___I complain as a form of control – in the hopes that someone will change or fix something for me.

___I complain as a way to connect with others. When they commiserate with me, I feel less alone.

Continue reading Why Complain?

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