Meant For Us

Our focus should be on the steps we must take in order to get where we are going. Everyone’s path is different. It is okay to stop along the way for enjoyment, observation, and inspiration, but if we get too distracted by what others are doing, where they are in life, or what they have,…

Exercising Empathy

Before getting upset with someone who we perceive to have wronged us, we should ask ourselves if we would have behaved the way they had if we were in their position. It is easy to criticize others for the decisions they make or the stances they take. But their circumstances may have given them no…

Habitual Change

Positive change, if it is going to stick, must become a daily habit. We have to practice the things we want to be better at. And we must do so, quite often, regardless of immediate outcome. Positive change takes time. It takes effort. And it takes dedication. This is not an overnight matter. It can…

Changing Values

We prove what is important to us by how we choose to spend our time, energy, and attention. We may claim that we value something, but if we constantly ignore it, put it off, or place our priorities elsewhere, our actions prove otherwise. This also means that we are able to change our values by…

Communicating Boundaries

If we do not accept our limitations, we cannot expect anyone else to either. In order to set boundaries around our limitations, we must first acknowledge and admit them to ourselves. This is not easy to do. We simultaneously believe ourselves capable of much more and much less than our true potential allows for. This…