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Goals Just Got Easier

Tis the season for goals. So why not set them in a way that you’re more likely to accomplish them? I’m not talking about lowering your standards. I am talking about getting real with the ways we get in our own way. Gabriele Oettingen’s Rethinking Positive Thinking details her research on increasing the likelihood of […]

Find Your Friendly

Find Your Friendly

“Unfriendly” substitutes for the full range of sad and angry emotions possible. Boorstein simplifies her mental check-in with curiosity when she notices herself shifting away from friendliness. Sometimes our instincts are accurate, and we are threatened. Other times, no threat exists. I find myself feeling unfriendly after repeated requests to finish a meal, get dressed, […]

What is your wish?

What is your wish? What is your wish?

What is your wish? What is the outcome if your wish comes true? What obstacles within your control could keep your wish from coming true? What is your plan to clear those obstacles? Sit (or walk) with these questions. Honestly ask and answer. Commit to clearing your obstacles. May your wishes come true. * WOOP […]

Totality

Totality

At no point did I fully get on board for the trek, and yet there I was in a remote section of national forest in southeast Oregon along with my seventy-plus-year-old in-laws, three seven-year-olds, a couple of tweener nephews, and a bachelor buddy of my husband’s. Our campsite passed for an REI showroom with our […]