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 […]

When the Going Gets Good

We are so caught up in noticing our downfalls, that when asked to describe our experience of ease, we oftentimes get stumped. Why do we have so much trouble remembering the good times? It seems that we get fixated on what’s missing or what’s going wrong or what needs to be done that we zone […]

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 […]

Tale of Two Wolves

Cherokee Legend: Two Wolves Within An old Cherokee is teaching his grandson about life. “A fight is going on inside me,” he said to the boy. “It is a terrible fight and it is between two wolves.” “One wolf is evil – he is anger, envy, sorrow, regret, greed, arrogance, self-pity, guilt, resentment, inferiority, lies, […]

Suggestions for your Law of Attraction Toolbox

As a proponent of positive psychology, I learn about many different schools of thought including cognitive behavioral therapy, Buddhist psychology, yoga therapy, and mindfulness, as well as the teachings of Deepak Chopra, Bo Forbes, Daniel Siegel, Wayne Dyer and many others. Recently I attended an Abraham-Hicks workshop on the Law of Attraction, and I learned […]