Is Blame a Good Stress Strategy?

Is Blame a Good Stress Strategy?

It’s not my fault.When I was a kid, this was my go-to reply when anything went wrong. I remember the time when I was in my early 20s, post-college and about to move. I was standing with my dad in the driveway of my childhood home behind the family’s blue...
How to Tame Impatience

How to Tame Impatience

When will the wait be over?Have you been struggling with a lot of impatience lately?The thoughts may sound something like:Why isn’t that person responding to my email faster – doesn’t she know I’m on a deadline?Doesn’t that driver –...
2 Ways to Create a Better 2021

2 Ways to Create a Better 2021

Soooo long 2020What a year it has been. Strange. Stressful. Exhausting. As we say goodbye to 2020, what can we do to begin to recover? Although we’re not out of the woods, we can still begin to replenish our empty tanks (so to speak), and our exhausted brains by...
Beating the Covid Winter Blues (1 word, 3 steps)

Beating the Covid Winter Blues (1 word, 3 steps)

Are we ready for the winter challenge?Are you feeling a little nervous about the onset of winter, with greater isolation and possible winter blues?You’re not alone if you’ve been dreading this winter. As the colder weather sets, and the Covid-19 cases are...
How to Work With Difficult Feelings

How to Work With Difficult Feelings

Lots of difficult feelings these daysLet’s face it, there’s a lot of reasons to have some negative feelings these days (hello, pandemic?).Most of the time, we tend to think we can’t do anything about our negative feelings, except maybe ignore them....