WELLNESS TIP WEDNESDAY: Reframing your New Year’s Goals & Resolutions

  Whether you’re a New Year’s resolutions lover or hater, I think you’ll find this week’s Wellness Tip Wednesday video useful and inspiring. You see, I think we’ve got the whole way we do goal setting and resolution making upside down. When the targets of our goals are those things we want to do or accomplish, they can tend to lose steam, or worse, not feel as good as you thought they would when you get there. There’s a better way to frame your goal setting – one that helps […]

Read more »

WELLNESS TIP WEDNESDAY: Using the winter’s darkness to feel fulfillment

  Do you struggle with all the extra darkness this time of year? I know most of us don’t look forward to long nights and short days. But there is something compelling about the natural yearning that arises for us when winter comes — to slow down, to rest, to turn inward. Tomorrow is the winter solstice here in the northern hemisphere. It’s that point when the earth pauses in her quiet darkness before she starts coming back around toward more light. In this week’s Wellness Tip Wednesday video, I […]

Read more »

WELLNESS TIP WEDNESDAY: How to be more resilient

  What do you think of when I say the word resilient? Bouncing back? flexibility? recovering easily? Do you think some people are more resilient than others? How resilient would you say you are? Resilience isn’t something that we simply either have or don’t have. I think instead it’s a dynamic state of being that can be cultivated. And starting with a good foundation of wellbeing is the key. In this week’s Wellness Tip Wednesday video I’m sharing some thoughts about how you can build up this foundation and your […]

Read more »

WELLNESS TIP WEDNESDAY: To Do List stressing you out? De-stress with the opposite

  Do you have an ever growing To Do list that stresses you out? Life is busy. But the key to managing the stress that comes with it is to build up your resiliency. And resiliency’s main ingredient is your sense of self efficacy – that sensation of believing in yourself and your capacity to accomplish what you set out to. So on this week’s Wellness Tip Wednesday I’m sharing an idea that offers a powerful way to build that self efficacy and resilience with a counterbalance to your never-ending […]

Read more »

WELLNESS TIP WEDNESDAY: Need to solve a problem? Why you should start with what IS working

  Have you ever noticed how we humans have a tendency to focus on what’s not going well? It’s said that as human animals, we’re wired to look for problems — that we evolved because we got good at recognizing dangers and threats. But as we’ve continued to evolve, it’s actually our ability to notice what IS working — our willingness to shift our focus onto how and why something is going well — that is empowering us to thrive. On this week’s Wellness Tip Wednesday I invite you to […]

Read more »

WELLNESS TIP WEDNESDAY: Feeling your way out of being stuck

  Ever been in a mode where you feel like you are spinning your wheels? life not moving along the way you want it to? I know the feeling. And on this week’s Wellness Tip Wednesday I share how I get myself unstuck. It’s all about recognizing when I’m not feeling how I really want to feel, identifying how do I want to feel, and then choosing to do one small thing that will move me toward feeling that way. Knowing how you want to feel and using that to shift your perspective is […]

Read more »

WELLNESS TIP WEDNESDAY: How to make your gratitude practice more meaningful

  Have you ever kept a daily gratitude list or journal? It can be a helpful tool for living life in a positive and empowered way. But have you ever noticed that sometimes after a while, a general daily gratitude list can start to feel less meaningful and effective than you thought it would? On this week’s Wellness Tip Wednesday I share some thoughts about why that is, and how you can make your gratitude practice deeper and far more powerful in your life. Hint: the key is specificity. Share […]

Read more »