Top Tips for Teaching Self-Confidence

Top Tips for Teaching Self-Confidence

Some children naturally have a lot of confidence in themselves and in what they are capable of. They take on leadership roles, fight to be the stars of their class, and they excel in all areas that are expected of them. For other children, it can feel like an endless battle to fit in. They …

10 Questions That Will Transform Your Life

10 Questions That Will Transform Your Life

This article was originally published on Completed Thoughts. Completed Thoughts . Have you ever asked yourself questions like these? "Why do I have to get up so early?" "Why is this happening to me?" "I’m screwed, aren’t I?" "Why is life so hard?" "I should just give up, shouldn’t I? If you are like the …

Haunted by a Vice? Banish It for Good in 6 Steps

Haunted by a Vice? Banish It for Good in 6 Steps

Boo! It’s your vice knocking. It’s that thing you know you shouldn’t be doing but still are. You wish it would go away but it persists to haunt you. It follows you around and sneaks up on you when you least expect it. Or, rather, when you most expect it — when you’re busy running …

I Can’t Erase the Past — I Learned So Much From It

I Can’t Erase the Past — I Learned So Much From It

Our daughter celebrates her birthday each June. I can’t help but measure her birthdays with an equal sense of apprehension and elation. She’s a teenager now, and still no sign of the brooding, the polarity, the darkness that descended on my husband like Portland’s thick gray clouds in January, refusing to budge. Yes, she has …

A Helping Hand — The Season to Be Giving

A Helping Hand — The Season to Be Giving

In my life I’ve always found that one of the magical keys to happiness is generosity, kindness, and helping others, so it’s no surprise to you that one of my absolute favorite things to do is help people, which brings me to my point… It will be my youngest daughter, Honey’s, fifth birthday on the …

5 Simple Ways to Fall in Love With Life During Illness

5 Simple Ways to Fall in Love With Life During Illness

Trauma is startling. It picks you up, shakes you senseless, and plops you down facing a completely different direction. Having recently hopped off of this merry-go-round, now it’s up to you to figure out how the hell to reconnect with self and create a new normal. The good news? There is a way to take …

Choose to Not Follow Your Passion — You Will Remain Caged

Choose to Not Follow Your Passion — You Will Remain Caged

Shee actually never read the book from cover to cover, Shee would simply open it to whatever page her hands chose. You’re sitting at your desk or laying in bed with your laptop open. You check emails and one of them catches your attention. You read the email while a chill runs down your spine. …

Do You Have Stress or Does Stress Have You?

Do You Have Stress or Does Stress Have You?

Imagine you are trying to squeeze some toothpaste out of a tube but you have forgotten to take the top off. What happens? Deb actually did this in one of her most unaware moments and the toothpaste soon found another way out — through the bottom of the tube and all over her. Now imagine …

On Making Time for Wellness

On Making Time for Wellness

"Health and wellness" is something we all want at some level. But when push comes to shove, it’s easy to prioritize everything else over it-work, social time, "down time" in front of the TV or browsing the Internet. The intention is good, but something gets in the way of acting on it. Of course, in …

Your Spouse Could Make You More Likely To Survive Heart Surgery

Your Spouse Could Make You More Likely To Survive Heart Surgery

Jonathan Kitchen via Getty Images By Andrew M. Seaman (Reuters Health) – Formerly married people may be at an increased risk of disability or death soon after heart surgery, suggests new U.S. research. In the two years after their surgery, patients who were divorced, separated or widowed were about 40 percent more likely than married …

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