The Heavy Price of Avoidance We live in a world where "achieving" is paramount. We are encouraged to be the best, forge ahead and produce results to apparently prove our success and worth to the world and to ourselves. But how much do we really buy into that philosophy? Are our goals and drive to achieve helping or hindering our wellbeing? While satisfaction and contentment about where and who you are in life are not bad things, our perception of past success or failures can keep … [Read more...] about Are Your Goals Helping or Hindering Your Wellbeing and Personal Growth?
Have you ever tucked a fortune cookie into your pocket because you liked what it said? Or have you looked at your horoscope and had your stomach sink in disappointment? Common, fess up, you have done it and I have, too! But why do we let such things have even a fleeting moment of negative influence on our day? That little message tucked in that fortune cookie can be a powerful reminder of possibilities, dreams or personal attributes that often get forgotten in everyday life. Regardless of … [Read more...] about Using Personal Growth to Predict Good Fortune
Looking for compassion, gratitude, and sameness in tragedy... When I first looked at the news footage of the Boston Marathon Bombing, I felt absolutely sick. It was surreal. While so many people were aiming to achieve their personal best, others seem to have sunken to a personal worst. It's hard not to feel anger when you are looking square in the eyes of malicious intent. But after a week or so, I witnessed miracles. While watching the story evolve, and looking at the same footage - again … [Read more...] about Did you See the Boston Marathon Explosion Miracles?
Do you need to find your left and right alignment? These days, we often are asked to complete a personality test for career or personal development reasons. We hear words such as right or left brain, sensing and judging, but what does this stuff mean anyway? Does it really have bearing on what is important in our daily life? You may be wondering if you are a right or left brain person. How do you determine which one you are? There are personally tests that help people discern a variety of … [Read more...] about Are you a Right or Left Brainer: Free Personality Test Review!