Busyness Is Blinding

Busyness is blinding. It keeps us from seeing what is really going on with us and with our lives. It distracts us from the things that matter most by telling us as long as we are moving forward we are making progress. But, progress that comes at the cost of our health and our relationships…

The Duration Factor (On Stress And Pain)

Simply because we get used to something does not mean it is good for us. Humans are amazingly resilient and adaptable creatures with a great capacity to work through stress and pain as long as we feel like we are making progress because of it. This survival mechanism can be extremely useful when we need…

Checklist For A Full And Fulfilling Day

What can we do today to promote mental, physical, and emotional health and well-being for ourselves and those around us? With more time on our hands than usual lately, many of us are thinking about what an ideal, productive, and healthy day can and should look like. Here are some general guidelines, a checklist if…

The Joy of Consistency

Consistency alone is not of real value if the things about which we are consistent are not useful. It is good to be consistent, as long as the things about which we are consistent are making our lives or the lives of others better. No one would argue that it is good to be consistently…