Overcoming Inertia

It is easier to stay healthy than it is to get healthy.  Going from an unhealthy state to a healthy one requires immense effort, dedication, and discipline.  Staying healthy requires the same, but with one major difference.  The transition from an unhealthy state to a healthy one also requires us to overcome inertia in a…

Healthy Change

Healthy habits create healthy attitudes.  When we feel good about ourselves, that feeling tends to carry over into other aspects of our lives.  Our outlooks improve and, as this happens, our relationships and even our opportunities improve.  But external results must not be our primary motive as they are largely outside of our control.  Our…

Distance for Self-Protection

Some of us need to protect ourselves from other people’s problems and personalities, and that’s okay. There are certain people who are empathetic to the point that they find it difficult to maintain boundaries between other people’s emotions and their own. They feel other people’s problems as if they are theirs as well. Depending on…