Posts Tagged ‘life lessons’

Why you need to be asking yourself better questions.

Have you ever taken the time to stop and consider the kinds of questions that you ask yourself on a daily basis? Consider this ,  We all have incredible human brains. Our own personal, built-in super computer. These amazing brains work tirelessly for us, finding answers to all the questions that we ask of it.…

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Misinterpreting Intentions – Hanlon’s Razor

Never attribute to malice that which is adequately explained by stupidity ~ Hanlon’s Razor How often do you think you jump to the wrong conclusions about people? I know I do it all the time. We all do. We attribute meaning to people’s every action – that is how we make sense of the world and…

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Why you need some more hugging in your life.

When was the last time you gave someone a really good hug, Not just a cursory squeeze, but a proper big hug? Do you remember how good it felt, that hug? A hug can bring up so many feelings …. Connectedness Love Understanding Comfort Support And a hug has so many amazing benefits beyond that…

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Shopping? Keep your values in mind.

I am big on the idea of living by your values. Making decisions based on things that are important to you, rather than worrying about convention or what other people think. I am usually pretty good at this, but Christmas can be a challenge, those retailers and advertisers are GOOD at their job, right? Yesterday…

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Where the best ideas come from

I get the BEST ideas while I am running. This happened to me this morning. Six of them all in a row – bam, out of nowhere and all winners. This is both amazing – because they come in a flash with so much ease, and annoying because I am usually in the middle of…

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Gratitude is more than a platitude

I know, I know. You are probably thinking, not another post about gratitude! But bear with me. Because I am worried. Feeling gratitude, has become a bit of a platitude. I am guessing your emails and social media feeds this past week have been filled with countless posts about gratitude. Pictures of cute fuzzy kittens…

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You confirm what you believe

you confirm what you believe

My youngest son wants to be a surgeon. Which is fantastic, except now he is diagnosing illness everywhere. This week he had a cold – so he googled it. He became convinced he had laryngitis which he believed would last for weeks, and would ultimately lead to him needing surgery on his his vocal chords.…

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What you want is NOT what you need!

I talk a lot about the importance of language. It’s because words, and the thoughts they create, shape your world. So we really need to pay attention. Take this example that COMPLETELY changed the way I think and speak about myself. I want you to think about how you use the two, seemingly similar, words…

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Why you need to just DECIDE!

Why you need to decide

I found myself dithering a LOT this past week. It was disconcerting and annoying. I spent way too much time umming and ahhing between potential topics for a workshop I am launching soon. It took up my brain space for almost the whole week. In the time it took me to decide between ideas, I…

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What got you here, won’t get you there

what got you here won't get you there

If you want something different, you have to do something different. In other words…. “what got you here, won’t get you there” It’s as simple as that. If you don’t embrace this idea, it is very difficult for anything to change. The result, you stay stuck in the same patterns, doing the same things and…

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