What Coping Skills Do You Have in Your Emotional Toolbox?

What Coping Skills Do You Have in Your Emotional Toolbox? Over the past few weeks we have been assembling an Emotional Toolbox of Coping Skills. Hopefully you have been able to gather useful coping skills that you can use each and every day. We’ve been using common everyday tools to remind us how to deal with [...]

Be Self Aware – Get a Grip on Who You Are

Be Self Aware - Get a Grip on Who You Are Wherever you go, there you are. It’s pretty hard to run away from anything you don’t like about yourself. Try as you may, the truth keeps coming back and staring you right in the eyes. Let’s face it, everyone has some parts of themselves [...]

By | 2016-10-18T00:26:07+00:00 October 19th, 2015|All Blog Posts, Life Tool Box, Life Tools, Personal Care, Personal Life|0 Comments

Managing Unexpected Events Through Emotion, Logic and Action

Managing Unexpected Events Through Emotion, Logic and Action Have you heard the expression “that threw a wrench into my plans”? Apparently the expression began when factory workers threw a wrench into machinery to stop it from working when they needed a break. We have now adopted the phrase to mean that  an unexpected event prevents [...]

By | 2016-10-18T00:26:09+00:00 October 12th, 2015|All Blog Posts, Emotions, Life Tool Box, Life Tools, Personal Life|0 Comments

Stick to Three Daily Routines That Can Hold Your Life Together

Stick to Three  Daily Routines That Can Hold Your Life Together Routines can be what hold our life together. Many of us might resist the idea of routine because it seems boring to do the same thing day in and day out, however routine can add stability and predictability to our life. ********************************************************************************************************** Through this [...]

Dealing with Your Fears by Shinning a Light on Them

Dealing with Your Fears by Shinning a Light on Them What we can’t see can often scare us.  When we shine a light on our fears they can become more manageable. A flashlight becomes a  pretty handy tool. In the darkest corners, it just takes a tiny bulb to show every hidden nook and cranny. [...]

By | 2016-10-18T00:26:15+00:00 September 28th, 2015|All Blog Posts, Emotions, Life Tool Box, Life Tools|0 Comments

Set Goals the Right Way and Measure Your Success

Set Goals the Right Way and Measure Your Success A really good carpenter doesn’t just eyeball their project and start sawing. They use a measuring tape to get the length and width down to the millimeter. “Measure twice, cut once” is a common phrase associated with woodworking projects. The extra time it takes to carefully [...]

By | 2016-10-18T00:26:17+00:00 September 21st, 2015|Life Tool Box, Life Tools, Personal Life|0 Comments

Mind And Body Introspection – Drill Down To Your Inner Self

Mind And Body Introspection - Drill Down To Your Inner Self The idea of drilling down to connect with your inner self is often called introspection.  It is the process of tuning in to yourself and listening to the signals of your body. Once you understand how your mind and body are connected, you can [...]

By | 2016-10-18T00:26:19+00:00 September 14th, 2015|Life Tool Box, Personal Care, Wellness|0 Comments

Tips for Cutting Negativity from Your Life

Tips for Cutting Negativity from Your Life A healthy person has to trim some things out of their life at times. Think about the attitude you want to have in your life. More than likely, you’d like to be a happy person who enjoys daily living. It’s important to make that a conscious decision, but [...]

By | 2016-10-18T00:26:21+00:00 September 7th, 2015|Family, Friendships, Life Tool Box, Life Tools, Personal Life, Relationships|0 Comments

Keeping Life Balanced – Questions You Need to Ask

  Keeping  Life  Balanced – Questions You Need to Ask Do you sometimes feel that your life is out of balance? Too much or too little of a good thing can be harmful. How do you know when things are out-of-whack? You might feel grumpy, lonely, too busy, or bored. You might realize that you [...]

By | 2016-10-18T00:26:24+00:00 August 31st, 2015|Life Tool Box, Life Tools, Personal Care|0 Comments

Tips to Help You Tighten Your Personal Boundaries

  Tips to Help You Tighten Your Personal Boundaries Just like a fence around our property, personal boundaries establish where we end and another person starts.  Boundaries are the physical, emotional and mental borders we build to safeguard ourselves from  being manipulated, used, or infringed by others. They allow us to establish our limits as [...]