It’s unfortunate but we all have them in our life … one or two people with whom we just don’t see eye to eye, who rub us the wrong way, get under our skin, make us want to turn and run… The problem is that complaining won’t change them or make them disappear. So what can you do to deal with difficult people in your life?
I propose to you that the first and most important step to simplifying your life is not about decreasing or eliminating anything but instead about “noticing” and “allowing.”
Many of the prompts in my book, Your Journal Companion, can lead to great storytelling on paper as you allow yourself to write about the experiences that have shaped your life and hold meaning for you.
When we listen to our heart – our true knowing – and then take action from that knowing, we move forward in agreement with our highest good. It doesn’t mean that the path will not be rocky or circuitous, but when we “know that we know,” the journey takes on a greater purpose
Seniors have amazing stories that offer such great insight and wisdom. Every time I have had the privilege of hearing their recollections about life, I think of how our society is wasting a vast resource by not tapping into the wealth of their experiences.
A coaching client recently said to me, “I just want to check out of my life for a while! Is that wrong?” From my perspective the only thing wrong with this is calling it a “check out.” Some great tips on how to “check in” with your life.
I came across a piece I wrote a year or so ago about being “busy.” I didn’t like that word then and I still don’t like it because, to quote myself, being “busy sounds scattered and frenetic, preoccupied and hectic to me.
We live in a busy world, our daily schedules often jamb packed with our own list of “to-do’s” so the idea of carving out extra time to help someone else can feel overwhelming or nigh on to impossible … But what if helping out could mean something different?
An accountability partner is someone of your profession, or any person who holds similar life values and sensibilities, with whom you meet on a regular basis.
How do you deal with an emotional challenge? Do you try to ignore it? Brave it out amidst the demands of life? Or do you honor it, acknowledge it, and give it some space and time?