How to Recognize Survival Mode and Get Out of It

I’m sure you’ve heard of the expression “I’m in survival mode” a few times in your life. Maybe you’ve even used it to describe yourself. When you feel like you’re just existing and constantly dealing with stress or hardship, you’re probably in survival mode. Survival mode implies a feeling of lack rather than abundance. PeopleContinue reading “How to Recognize Survival Mode and Get Out of It”

The Law of Attraction Is About Taking Mindful Action

“Everything you want is out there waiting for you to ask. Everything you want also wants you. But you have to take action to get it.” – Jack Canfield. Jack Canfield says that your words and actions affect your life and can determine whether you have good or bad experiences. The key is to successContinue reading “The Law of Attraction Is About Taking Mindful Action”

How to Step Into Your Leadership and Nail A Public Speaking Gig

As a leader, we want to keep our vulnerable side close to us. To make a real connection, however, a balance is needed between showing strength and opening up. It’s normal to want to show people your best self. But, what if your best self includes your compassion, your honesty, and your ability to connect with others by being real?

Are you saying yes to the present moment? Here’s how you can

“The more you are focused on time—past and future—the more you miss the Now, the most precious thing there is.” ~ Eckhart Tolle I read the Power of Now 15 years ago after following the Oprah Winfrey series on Ekhart Tolle’s A New Earth. It was a game changer for me. I had gone throughContinue reading “Are you saying yes to the present moment? Here’s how you can”

How to create a personal philosophy statement for your life

“Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away.” –Maya Angelou When you’re unclear about what your personal philosophy is, allow yourself to be inspired by others who have accomplished great things until you find you’re own way. Author Martin Luenendonk outlines some ofContinue reading “How to create a personal philosophy statement for your life”

10 Things You Can Do When You Feel Pulled in Different Directions

The feeling of being pulled in different directions is usually a result of over-commitment, difficulty setting boundaries, and procrastination about decision-making. Many people think indecisiveness has to do with thinking the grass is greener on the other side. I disagree. It’s more a case of feeling afraid of making the wrong decision. In short, it’sContinue reading “10 Things You Can Do When You Feel Pulled in Different Directions”

7 Ways Music Can Heal You

It’s no secret that music can have a lot of positive effects on people. A lot of research has been done over the years to study the positive benefits it can have on us. Music can reduce stress on the body, increase physical performance, reduce pain, and have an overall positive benefit on our mentalContinue reading “7 Ways Music Can Heal You”

How to Start Feeling More Worthy of Good Things

Spirituality author Esther Hicks says that you are the only person who can allow or block good things from coming into our life. She calls this way of “not allowing” resistance. We’ve talked about resistance before. People resist when they’re out of alignment with what they truly want. In fact, feeling truly worthy means thatContinue reading “How to Start Feeling More Worthy of Good Things”

3 reasons not to make decisions out of fear and what to do instead

“Fear doesn’t exist anywhere except in the mind.” – Dale Carnegie How do we overcome our fear to take decisive action? Here are three reasons making decisions out of fear can hurt you. Fear keeps you stuck. Fear can keep you from being the person you want to be. It can paralyze you and stop youContinue reading “3 reasons not to make decisions out of fear and what to do instead”

Why being vulnerable can be a good thing

What does it mean to be vulnerable? True vulnerability is defined by Brené Brown as “the feeling we get during times of uncertainty, risk, or emotional exposure.” This includes moments when we decide to show our feelings despite not being sure how people will react. I say you can decide to be vulnerable or not.Continue reading “Why being vulnerable can be a good thing”