Christmas Season Reflection

This Christmas season was the best Christmas I have had in a long time. For many of the past years, Christmas was a time of stress, trying to hang on to any Christmas cheer I could find, and frustration or disappointment. Frustration and disappointment was a common theme because of expectations that I had for the holiday and expectations that I put on others and myself. And when those expectations weren't met, frustration or disappointment were sure to follow

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Disconnected in a Hyperconnected World

Never before has there been a time when we were connected to each other as much as we are connected now. And yet, for all our connectivity, we are disconnected. (See: "Is Modern Life Making Us Lonely?"). Thanks to social media, we know about every mundane detail of our family and friends' lives, but still we are becoming more disconnected. It seems that knowing all these little day to day details gives us the false impression that we are keeping up with our relationships.

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The Best Advice I Ever Was Given

Those three little sentences are the best advice I have ever received and may ever receive. Those words weren't spoken to me in some big grand moment, nor by someone full of years of wisdom. No, those words were spoke to me in a passing moment by my children to me as I was running out the door for work one Saturday afternoon.

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Feeling Stuck

Do you ever feel like you are stuck? Maybe stuck in a negative mood or stuck with negative feelings, like resentment or jealousy? Or maybe you are stuck in place of indecision? Or perhaps even stuck in a toxic relationship? When we find ourselves feeling stuck and unable to get out, whatever it is that has us feeling that way begins to take on a life of its own and it begins to control our life.

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