Tag Archives: wellbeing

3 Ways to Conquer Self Sacrifice and the Martyr Mindset to Find Happiness

We know that the glorification of busy is unhealthy and annoying. We know that constant self sacrifice and other passive aggressive behaviour we use to highlight how much we give and how little we get back is obnoxious. But we do it anyway. Have you noticed yourself pouncing on the podium on this one? Surely […]

How Developing A Superiority Complex Keeps You From Staying Stuck In The Past

 Oh I know… we’re taught the opposite. You’re not better than anyone. Treat everyone as equals. Level the playing field. We’re all supposed to be the same. And we are. As far as rights and freedoms, humanity and decency. But we aren’t as far as how we treat each other always. I’m not advocating that […]

How Resilient People Deal With Disappointment and Other Crushing Blows

I remember a time a few years ago when I felt like I had everything together. I remember thinking I had it made. My family was running like a well oiled machine. My businesses were totally on track and growing. Not just gifted to me – I had worked hard. Tirelessly. Relentlessly. For my family. […]

4 Ways to Create Depth and Improve your Relationships

We have become really good at being really shallow. We flit around connecting more electronically from behind screens than we do in person. We don’t make eye contact. We don’t hold eye contact. We don’t touch each other. Handshakes are weak and flimsy. We step back to keep our distance. This is how we treat […]

How to Rebound from Burnout

I did it. I admit it. I got focused. I got busy and I let it happen. I said yes too many times. I pushed myself. Even though I was running on empty. I ignored the alarm bells going off in my head. And just kept going. I kept thinking it would be temporary – […]

Three Areas We Shrink In Our Lives and How to Reclaim Them

As we get older, adulting – being focused on following the path of expectations, school, career, marriage and/or family – can cause us to shrink. We take the vision and energy and excitement we had for our lives when we were young and narrow it to be reasonable, to attain certain goals, reach important milestones […]