Sometimes there is a slippery line between doing our best and trying to achieve perfection. There are so many influencers around us that consciously and unconsciously send a message that we need to do more, be more and achieve more to be successful. The promise is that if we do, we may achieve perfection and then somehow, get something we desire - like respect, appreciation, happiness or security. Sadly, that could not be further from the truth! When we strive to grow and achieve our goals, … [Read more...] about Perfection: An Endless & Empty Roller Coaster Ride
Are Habits from Your Past Preventing the Future You Desire & Deserve? We live in a Western society where our left-brain focus is on the future most of the time. If you are not sure if that is true, consider any of your new year’s resolutions, goals that you’ve set, and any dreams that you may want to achieve. They’re all focused on the future and they all involve a goal and the process of CHANGE. When you work so hard to reach your goals, it can sometimes be a surprise to find out … [Read more...] about Is it possible to miss our old habits?
We live in a society where our worth is often measured by traditional benchmarks: graduating from college, owning a house, getting married, having children, and getting a stable job. It feels like these expectations on what we should do with our lives are with us from the day we are born, and what is expected of us to be considered a productive member of society. For many of us, our goals can bring a sense of stability but they can also limit our ability to experience different outcomes that … [Read more...] about Adjusting Expectations Can Foster an Intentional Life
As I sit here in Ubud, Bali, considering my life and the new year, it feels open and full of possibilities. There’s nothing like a new calendar year, to encourage us to pause and consider all the different aspects of our lives. Whether it’s relationships, career, health or family, a new year tends to prompt us to take pause, audit life and imagine how we would like our life and year to look. Every year, (especially while on holiday) I like to consider what my best life looks like and how I can … [Read more...] about New Year – An Evolving You!