Happiness is not circumstantial. And the only currency we have is gratitude. Nathan, S6 E11 of Alone Nathan was one of three remaining people in this recent season of the History Channel’s acclaimed series Alone. If you haven’t experienced this show, it’s about ten individuals getting dropped off in remote locations. The one who doesn’t tap out, wins. […]
How do you view potentially annoying situations? Your sleep is interrupted by your dog licking your face. You forgot your baking dish at your friend’s house. The coffeepot in the break room is empty. What if you could see it a different way? You are welcomed into a morning by someone completely overjoyed about YOU. […]
Sometimes you go through something so big that you cave in. Normally socially outgoing and engaged, for now you pull your energies in and keep them close. Your external Social Media Manager morphs into an internal Hermit. Maybe you are going through a divorce. Your spouse has moved into nursing care. Or you are planning […]
Conflict develops when two people say, “Here’s how I need you to be.” Resolution emerges when one of those people says, “I allow you to be exactly as you are.” One of you. You don’t need both. You don’t need to agree. You don’t even need the other’s conscious awareness. Just your own.