A long time ago in a city far far away… _________ I still remember the summer when my father set up the tent trailer in our yard. I practically lived in that thing. It was an escape from being in the house, but close enough to get peanut butter and jam sandwiches. I was Luke … More Action Figures Have Made Me who I Am Today
Man, what a tough question : “What I wish I had known before I had kids (that I know now)…” (click link for first post in this series) • • • Before I had kids, wow. I can’t remember what it was like. I wish I could tell my kids something profound like follow your heart … More What I Wish I had Known Before I had Kids (That I Know Now)…
Being in recovery from depression, anxiety or addiction is not simply finding a way to be happy. It is about boundaries, healthy self-care, communication and accepting both hard things and things you cannot change. For the rest of the article, “Four Ways that ‘Self-care’ will sabotage your well being” click on the photo. Photo by … More Pursuing Happiness Can Sabotage Your Recovery
Accepting what we can change is self-care. It is doing what we can to improve ourselves, our life, our work just a little bit each day. It is the ugly-hard-uncomfortable stuff. It is learning that no matter how old, stubborn, inflexible, proud or independent we may be, we can do something. And then we do … More Acceptance is Self-Care
We are in an age where self-care is cool and hard work, hard stuff is neither passionate, nor cool. Self-care is about setting boundaries that prioritize good health alongside time for employment, family relationships, “maintenance” of of our homes and possessions (which is another word for the ever-unpopular and uncool daily or weekly chores). For … More How to Embrace the Hard Work of Self-Care
“Self-care went from being something I do to something I am.” Jasmine Fulks, Registered Psychologist For a free article on self-care, “Four Ways that “Self-care” Will Sabotage Your Well being”, click on the photo. Photo by Photo by Luke Stackpoole on Unsplash
“The people that are able to give the most have the best boundaries.” Jasmine Fulks, Registered Psychologist Recently I attended a workshop that emphasized the need for self-care. The workshop was a great opportunity to connect with my wife and a few friends. It also got me thinking more deeply about my life. Some of … More Four Ways that “Self-care” Will Sabotage Your Well being
“Taking everyday little risks is good for us and is vital for our emotional and mental health, and our well being.” For the rest of the article, “Is Regret Robbing You of Your Well-Being?” click on the photo. Keep it Real Photo: JJ Firefox
You cannot out-smart regret, but you can out-live it ____ You cannot unmake your past, but your past can unmake you. You are unmade by regret, by rumination and when you reject the opportunities that make you come alive. When we avoid risk, we find ourselves on the sidelines watching life go by. There are … More Is Regret Robbing You of Your Well Being?
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