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The One Thing No One Ever Says About Grieving

Another way to say that you are grieving is that a part of you is stuck in a moment in time.  Sometimes the cause of the stuckness isn’t the grief itself, but the fact that you don’t even recognize that you’ve lost something and that you need ...

Just FYI: Nobody's Home is Clean All the Time

Yep, it's true.  You're not the only one. Everyone has that one counter in their home where random artifacts from the day unintentionally collect, or the one chair or sofa that clean clothes get piled upon.  What many people also have is the idea ...

3 Tips To Make Your Resolutions Stick

Blame it on watching Oprah religiously for the past 20 plus years (still obsessed, just FYI), but I'm kind of over the expression "live your best life."  The thing is, I'm also a total and complete sucker for that special, singular, positive ...

When Nothing is Working, Give Up to Win

There aren't many things I know to be impossible tasks, but selectively healing is one of them.  It's number one of my ten philosophy tenets for a reason, because it's the single most important thing to keep in mind when working on personal change. ...

Are You Burning Out?

How do you know if you’re just “tired a lot” or if you’re truly burning out and exhausted?  What’s more, how do you know what to do about either? Being tired means that your physical energy is drained.  If you prioritize your sleep every day for a ...

Personal Boundaries 101

You cannot have a healthy relationship without boundaries.  Since you read Part 1 and know how to decide what your boundaries are, it's time to implement them. Expressing your boundaries can be tricky.  There's usually a push-back from people who ...