Sometimes I think we all have a tendency to overreact to the things we encounter in life. We experience suffering, not necessarily from what happens to us, but from our reaction to it. This is actually good news, because you are in control of how you...

Happiness is something we all chase. There are entire industries built around promising you happiness-- in books, diets, 30-day programs, etc. Yet, for most of us, it still feels just out of reach. There are many misconceptions about happiness that actually interfere with our ability to...

Given that worry has been a frequent companion throughout my life, I want to share a strategy I use to stop worrying and change gears. It’s a quick mantra from The Worry Trap by Chad LeJeune that reminds me just how unhelpful worrying is and allows me...

Hello friend, Gratitude is something that gets a lot of buzz and for good reason. Evidence has shown that practicing gratitude can decrease stress, anxiety, and depression, while improving sleep, relationships and overall feelings of well-being. Those are pretty amazing results for something that is simple...

Have you ever noticed that you tend to engage in the same patterns over and over again? We all have a tendency to default to particular patterns of thinking or behaving. They are our starting point, so to speak, and the place our brain defaults...

The end of the year can be a time when we start to take inventory of what happened over the last 12 months. As we inch closer to 2019 your brain may be zeroing in on everything you didn’t get done or didn’t go well...