10 Days & 10 Ways to Build Resilience: Day 4- Pick Up What is Yours

Be accountable to yourself. As imperative as it is to not slog around a bunch of garbage that isn’t ours to haul, we must pick up what is ours. In times of great crisis or overwhelming burden of mistakes, we feel things spinning out of our control. The reaction is often to shut down orContinue reading “10 Days & 10 Ways to Build Resilience: Day 4- Pick Up What is Yours”

10 Days & 10 Ways to Build Resilience: Day 1-Practice Optimism

I’m an optimistic person. Except when I’m not. Then I’m all “uuughhhh” and “Catastrophe!” Which is why the concept of “practicing” optimism felt hard–or at least not genuine. After all, the whole point of my practice toward authenticity is to NOT fake it ’til I make it. Yet practicing optimism continually comes up in theContinue reading “10 Days & 10 Ways to Build Resilience: Day 1-Practice Optimism”

The Sneaky Problem with Gratitude

Gratitude is the foundation of living a life that is wholehearted and joyful. I believe this even in the midst of feeling less than grateful. I understand the truth of it because I can’t think of a time when I’ve felt joyful and not also felt grateful. No gratitude, no joy. Google the word “gratitude” andContinue reading “The Sneaky Problem with Gratitude”