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 [...]

7 Step Problem Solving Formula

  Problem Solving Formula There is a simple seven step formula for systematic problem solving. By solving problems in an orderly way, you can dramatically increase satisfaction with solutions. We all encounter bumps in the road that sometimes feel like roadblocks. It is easy to become so overwhelmed that we avoid thinking about our challenges [...]

By | 2016-10-18T00:26:30+00:00 August 10th, 2015|Life Tools, Personal Life|0 Comments

Finding the “Why” of Life as the Path to Wellness

Finding the "Why" of Life as the Path to Wellness Do you ever ask yourself - Why? Our busy lives leave little time for quiet reflection. If we do allow ourselves to sit back and look at the “big picture” of our lives, we may connect with a deeply-seated inner part of our selves that is the [...]

By | 2016-10-18T00:26:38+00:00 July 20th, 2015|Life Tools, Personal Life, Wellness|0 Comments

Nominated for the Liebster Blog Award!

I have been writing a blog series that is taking “a spin on the wellness wheel.” Each week I have devoted a posting to one of the dimensions of wellness. I have not finished the series – however I am going to take a brief detour this week because of a special event. I will [...]

By | 2016-10-18T00:26:42+00:00 July 6th, 2015|Friendships, Personal Life|6 Comments

How You Talk to Yourself | Self-Communication | Wellness Inventory

We all have ongoing dialogues with ourselves – all the time, all day long. Most often we do it without even realizing that we are doing it. What is the tone that you use with yourself? Are you your own “BFF” and are kind, encouraging and loving with yourself? Or are you harsh, critical and [...]

By | 2016-10-18T00:26:44+00:00 June 29th, 2015|Life Tools, Personal Care, Personal Life, Wellness|0 Comments

How You Communicate | Communication for Connection | Wellness Inventory

  Communication involves the organization of feeling and thinking energies and transforming them into messages. It is a key component of the wellness inventory. Communicating is an energy output that allows us to share our internal experiences of reality with others. And I know that's a really deep thought - so just take a second [...]

By | 2016-10-18T00:26:46+00:00 June 22nd, 2015|Life Tools, Personal Life, Relationships, Wellness|0 Comments

Work and Play Balance to Achieve Wellness

You’ve heard the proverb “All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy.” Maybe the proverb should be rewritten “All work and no play makes Jack an unhealthy boy.” And – yes – we have all heard the importance of life work balance. The key word in that concept is balance. Achieving a level [...]

By | 2016-10-18T00:26:47+00:00 June 15th, 2015|Life Tools, Personal Care, Personal Life, Wellness|0 Comments

The Importance of Energy & Vitality | Energy Flow | Well-Being Assessment

The word vitality makes us think “spunk,”  “get up and go,” it is the kernel of energy for life. Do you feel that spark in your life? Since I've decided to devote a series of blogs to Wellness this post will focus on our energy systems - so make sure you check into my previous blog [...]

By | 2017-10-16T15:36:38+00:00 April 20th, 2015|Life Tools, Personal Care, Personal Life, Wellness|0 Comments

Porcupines Teach Us Balance in Relationships

Porcupines Teach Us Balance in Relationships Aren’t porcupines cute? What is it that we can learn from them? One of the things that porcupines can alert us to is that relationships are a complicated balancing act between closeness and distance. And it doesn't matter if we mean a love relationship, or a close friendship. Each must [...]

By | 2017-10-16T17:34:52+00:00 February 16th, 2015|Emotions, Life Tools, Personal Life, Relationships|4 Comments

Truth / Reveal Yourself on Valentine’s Day

Truth / Reveal Yourself on Valentine's Day Questions, Questions Questions Have you ever wondered just how well you know the people in your life, and just how well they know you? Emotional intimacy is about letting down the walls and letting ourselves be known. And letting ourselves be known is about the ability to share [...]

By | 2017-10-16T17:16:59+00:00 February 9th, 2015|Emotions, Marriage / Divorce, Personal Life, Relationships|0 Comments