I am one of those people who cringe when I hear "self-discipline" because it is something that I have spent years beating myself up about not having.
And yet.Read More
Ok, so this is not exactly a new realization and it is one that I have actually written about going back as far as 2008 (if you are curious, you can read more here, here, here, here, here and yes, here.) In fact so much of my own personal journey has been about learning to accept myself as I am, warts and all.Read More
So here is a thought experiment: What if despite all our best attempts, there is actually no way to achieve that elusive thing so many of us seek called balance?Read More
I have a complicated relationship with gratitude. On the one hand, I appreciate the benefits of it -- nearly everything you read extols its benefits. I'm currently delving into the area of positive psychology and once again, gratitude is high on the list of things to do to cultivate happiness.
Yet any time I have tried to keep a regular gratitude journal, I have not found it to be much help for me.Read More