Personal Growth Blogs

  • Keeping Stress Levels Down When Life Gets Overwhelming

        Nothing can hold you back quite like stress.  Unfortunately, stressors are everywhere. Even a small amount can severely impact your ability to perform. Therefore, it’s important to learn how to deal with your stress effectively. This past week was crazy for me.  My boyfriend had surgery on Monday.  My plan was to stay […]

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  • Lessons from Lockdown: Feel your Feelings

      “The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched. They must be felt with the heart.” ~ Helen Keller What did we learn from quarantine that we would be wise to keep applying?  🎯 FEEL: I believe the reason we have such an obese, drug abusing, workaholic, Facebook or […]

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  • 4 Ways to give ‘The forehead kiss’ 

        While it may sound simple, all actions can be boiled down to being either motivated by fear or inspired by love.     💋 Degrading: If someone is insecure and wants to look good, feel enough, appear superior or in control… their forehead kiss could feel degrading. If someone does this to you and […]

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  • 7 Steps to Greater Life Fulfillment 

      “There are many talented people who haven’t fulfilled their dreams because they over thought it, or they were too cautious, and were unwilling to make the leap of faith.” ~ James Cameron. Have you ever asked yourself what it means to be fulfilled? According to the Merriam-Webster dictionary, ‘fulfillment’ means: To succeed in achieving […]

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  • Lessons from Lockdown: Don’t Give Up… Pivot!

        “Pivoting is not the end of the disruption process, but the beginning of the next leg of your journey.” ~ Jay Samit What did we learn from quarantine that we would be wise to keep applying?    🎯 PIVOT: Few of us can hear ‘that’ word without recalling ‘Ross’, with the coach on ‘Friends’…  […]

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  • What It Means If Your Partner Won’t Commit

         I’d say everyone who’s had their heart broken, been cheated on, neglected, abandoned, toyed with or used for their looks, money or connections… is hesitant to commit. Who wants their heart broken again? Not me!  And it’s totally possible to love someone, but NOT be willing to do the inner work to heal […]

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  • Lessons from Lockdown: Remembering to be Grateful

        “Enjoy the little things, for one day you may look back and realize they were the big things.” ~ Robert Brault  What did we learn from quarantine that we would be wise to keep applying?   🎯  GRATITUDE: At first glance we’ve been taught to be grateful for the good stuff, the wins […]

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  • Lessons from Lockdown: Letting Go of Control

        “When we are no longer able to change a situation, we are challenged to change ourselves.” ~ Victor Frankl What did we learn from quarantine that we would be wise to keep applying?   🎯 CONTROL: The illusion of control is ‘bankrupt’. Life is inherently uncertain whether we like it or not. Control […]

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  • Quick Tips for Stress Reduction in Unsettling Times

      I watch the news and there is unrest everywhere. Whether it be lingering stress from COVID-19 or the civil uprising against ‘perceived’ injustices in the USA. Yes, I say ’perceived’, because as with anything, there is a Yin and Yang. Some people view it as injustice, and some do not.  Coming from a balanced […]

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  • The Magical Gate 

        Close the gate on unhealthy boundaries that you have established. OR Open the gate to new healthy boundaries, free yourself from the negativity of the ‘chained expectations’ and obligations.   It was a sweltering hot day, a humidex of +38 degrees delicious, but despite the intense heat, I knew I needed to get […]

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