Your aliveness depends on this

Several months ago my coach gave me an assignment to find 3 things that light me up. It was so obvious I'd been so focused on work and struggling to get through difficult changes in my life, that I was seriously lacking joy. It's a simple assignment, but by no means an easy one. Do… Continue reading Your aliveness depends on this

How to keep your emotions from controlling you

For a long time I thought the goal in life was to achieve constant happiness, and that if ever I felt unhappy, I should be able to snap my fingers and feel better because I'm alive with a roof over my head and things could always be way worse. Yes it's important to be grateful… Continue reading How to keep your emotions from controlling you

What to do when comparing ourselves to others brings us down

Lately (and pretty much my entire life) I’ve gotten caught up in the comparison game. It’s a game that we lose… every time. Because it makes us feel like crap. It makes us feel like everyone else is better than us. It makes us feel like we’re less attractive, successful, happy, in love, intelligent, and… Continue reading What to do when comparing ourselves to others brings us down