What others think

We are human. We breathe. We think. We judge. From the kind of coffee we enjoy to the people we like to spend time with, we have our preferences. Judgment tends to get a bad rap even though it has an important place in our lives, assisting with choices and decisions that impact our survival …

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Start before you’re ready

Upon initial review, this advice seems counterintuitive to what we have been taught all of our lives. Growing up, we learn that “practice makes perfect.” The Boy Scout’s core motto is to “be prepared.” In our career we have to “pay our dues” and “put our best foot forward.” Although not bad advice, I wonder …

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Leap!

“One doesn’t discover new lands without consenting to lose sight of the shore for a very long time.” Andre Gide When it is time for baby birds to learn to fly, it is common myth that they are shoved out of the security of the cozy nest and soar into the sky. In reality, it …

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The 30-day positivity workout

“A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity; an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.” ~Winston Churchill We always have choices. This is a common message in my blogs because it is SO easy to forget. One of the worst feelings is that of being stuck. Feeling like there aren’t any options. This is …

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If that voice in your head were a friend, how long would the friendship last?

Yes, it’s true. I hear voices in my head. As a Psychologist, that should be concerning. But I am not talking about those kinds of voices. I am talking about the judgmental voice. The one that says to me: You’re not good enough. You will look stupid. What are you thinking??? That is dumb. You’re …

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The heart is a nag!

“The days are long, but the years are short.” I have had this quote in my e-mail signature for a REALLY long time, and over the last few years, it has faded into the background and has become just words on the page. Although my head has been able to ovelook these words (pretty easy …

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