How to Transform Feeling Irritated Into Kindness and Compassion

"Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves." - Carl Jung Have you ever felt irritated with someone? I assume that I’m not the only person that has ever felt irritated or impatient. I also know that this feeling is really uncomfortable. Perhaps, if you’re like me, you’ve noticed that your first response is [...]

2019-05-16T04:03:17+00:00June 2nd, 2018|Happiness, Relationships, Self-Love and Compassion|

Do You Define Success From Your Head or Your Heart?

How we define success matters. Our definition of success sets the stage for all areas of our life: How we participate in relationships, how we raise our children, how we fulfill our vocation, and even how we feel about our health. It ultimately determines whether we are moving closer to or farther away from the highest possible version of ourselves. [...]

2019-05-16T04:00:42+00:00April 17th, 2018|Emotional Health, Growth and Transformation, Happiness|

A Simple Practice To Increase Your Happiness

If you could amplify your happiness and well-being with one simple practice, would you do it? Do you ever wish you had a more positive mindset? When I was growing up I often heard, “life isn’t one big bowl of cherries.” Whenever I was on the happiness train I was reminded that life is tough and I should never forget [...]

2019-05-15T20:14:27+00:00November 23rd, 2016|Happiness|

Why Can’t I Just Be Happy When I Feel So Grateful?

"Why can't I just be happy?" is a question more and more people are asking these days. It’s also a question that is near and dear to my own heart, as it was this question that triggered the beginning of a long and transformative inner journey that I went on a number of years ago. Many of us look at [...]

2019-05-10T17:19:49+00:00September 13th, 2016|Happiness|

My “Dear 2015” Gratitude Letter

Dear 2015, Thank you for giving me so many opportunities to learn, grow and get to know myself better. You taught me to be grateful for each moment, even the ones that were painful and difficult to embrace. Like when I was feeling really lonely because Mark was away for such long stretches. I learned how to make friends with [...]

2019-05-06T17:07:43+00:00January 2nd, 2016|Happiness|
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