Good Riddance to Negativity, and Hello to Moving Forward

Years ago, I was having trouble letting go of some drama that happened in my life. My therapist at the time suggested I write down all the hurtful feelings and messages from the situation, attach the messages to a balloon, and let them fly away in the sky. She wanted me to promise that I […]

Quick, you’re almost out of time for resolutions!

It’s the end of a calendar year. Traditionally, it’s the one time all year you should look at what’s been happening and see how you can make your life better. January 1st is the day we make New Year’s resolutions to lose weight, volunteer, hit the gym, and quit smoking. Let’s make huge changes that […]

One Word Fits All: Simplify Your New Year’s Resolution

It’s that time again – New Year’s and the holidays are over. Instead of making a list of unrelated and overly ambitious resolutions (how well did that work last year?), start by focusing on one word to help make changes in your life. If all of your resolutions have a single, simple theme that is […]

Say It With Kindness

January reeks of should’s and ought’s when making traditional New Year’s resolutions. There’s nothing wrong with wanting a more fulfilling and healthy life — and the beginning of the year is certainly when most of the country feels motivated to go for it. Perhaps this year, however, you could go about it in a kinder […]

Year of Gratitude

With the beginning of a new year, comes a sense of reflection and, for many in our society, resolutions.  When you define resolution, several words stand out: goals, commitment, determination, responsibility, and improvement.  Lifestyle change is a key component to New Year’s Resolutions. Many New Year’s Resolutions are derived from what is missing in life.  […]