Even a strongly independent woman like myself has to admit that, I too, seek to be included.
It’s actually a very natural, instinctual state of being.
The problem is that being included doesn’t feel natural or very easy for some of us.
It could be our family of origin had patterns that made us feel alienated or it could be a product of a society that feeds on conflict (as we see in social media).
Whatever the cause is, not being included can have very detrimental affects on your well being.
How can we find inclusion?
It comes when we allow ourselves to be vulnerable. When [...]
I found myself on Facebook one morning and though it has been blatantly obvious for a long time, I couldn’t help to notice the over abundance of posts about how to get better at something.
It looked like this: “How to succeed better, how to meet your goals better, how to have a better relationship, how to lose weight better”
There was so much bettering (my word) on that page, it literally made me feel sick. How much time do we spend wasting on trying to be better? In that moment I decided to take the word better out of my [...]
In recent blogs, I’ve discussed the idea of turtle steps with my readers. Turtle steps is the idea of breaking your goals into very small “doable” achievable pieces. Pieces so small they are easy to accomplish, but each step leads to a very big goal getting completed. Some of my clients have resistance to this idea, they want it all and they want it very quickly. When the “all” doesn’t happen quickly, they are frustrated.
Last week I had the pleasure of hearing Penelope Przekop discuss her book “Aberrations”. I read the book and found it to be not [...]