The truth isn't always hard. For me, today it will be. (read: vulnerability alert) I have cystic acne. It feels like I always have and, so far, it seems like I always will. I try to hide it as best as humanly possible with concealer and makeup that I'm not skilled at applying. When I … Continue reading Truthful Tuesday
There are five elements that contribute to Martin Seligman's Well-Being Theory. While I'll take time to discuss all of them, Meaning is our focus today. Seligman explained that meaning speaks to one's connection to and service toward something bigger than the self. Sometimes, I feel meaning is quite simple to assign. Subjectively, I can say … Continue reading Meaning Monday
Today starts our exploration of well-being. Some questions for the group: What does well-being mean to you? What does wellness mean to you? Are they the same? If no, how are they different? If no, how are they similar? Prior to the past few months, I would have thought they were the same thing. Now … Continue reading Wellness or Well-Being?
Balance is everything. Work and play. Fast and slow. Stop and go. It's ok to lose balance. "A calm sea never made a skilled sailor." The key is knowing you're off balance. Learning what got you there. Then, righting the ship. What throws you off balance? What brings you back to center? For me, today, … Continue reading Balance is everything…
Have you ever walked up to a table, looking for a place to sit, and for whatever reason, there wasn't room for you? How did that feel? Have you ever been the one at the table watching a hurt heart walk away? Was there a time you could have made room for someone and didn't? … Continue reading Make a little room.
I remember the original story and every now and then, I'll watch it and other clips that remind me that I share this planet with some pretty amazing humans. In the current societal climate, whether you think it is warming or not, it can seem pretty difficult to remember that in almost every story we … Continue reading Golden Rule
We are still in the fist part of the year. That's not a typo. I meant, "fist," not, "first." We are assaulted by the new year and with all its expectations, resolutions, and wintery mixes. Then we navigate the hypermanic and bipolar episodes of weather (sunny and 50 one day followed by a rainy 38) … Continue reading Self Care?
If I can't impact people, this whole thing is a waste. Chris Rosati Inspiration is everywhere. This week, I found inspiration in my grad school lecture. We can all impact others in positive ways. Please take a few minutes to watch. Then share what pops up for you. https://www.cbsnews.com/video/on-the-road-the-silver-linings-playbook-of-an-als-patient/ Share. Think. Connect. Elevate.