Taking Self-Responsibility Seriously | Love and Acceptance | Dimensions of Wellbeing

Self-Responsibility and love are the foundation and context of wellness. They are the seeds from which all other wellness dimensions sprout. Before we go any further, think about those two statements for a minute. What does it mean to love yourself and take responsibility for caring for yourself? Continuing with the series of blogs on Wellness, this [...]

By | 2017-04-07T09:34:06+00:00 April 7th, 2017|Emotions, Personal Life, Wellness|5 Comments

Your Dimensions of Wellness | Get Better Health

  We usually associate beginnings and new resolutions with the New Year.  Maybe  a more appropriate time for new beginnings is early Spring.  We see all the trees beginning to bud and the daffodils, tulips and hyacinth starting to peek out of the ground. It is an invigorating time of year and a good time [...]

By | 2017-04-07T09:41:42+00:00 April 6th, 2017|Emotions, Life Tools, Personal Care, Wellness|7 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

Our Final Wellness Wheel Spin

Our Final Wellness Wheel Spin A wellness wheel spin takes you to a place of well-being – during the last couple of months I have devoted my blog posts to visiting the 12 dimensions of wellness.   I want to spend this last post in the series pulling it all together for you and recapping [...]

By | 2016-10-18T00:26:32+00:00 August 3rd, 2015|Life Tools, Personal Care, Wellness|0 Comments

Transcending Path to Wellness

What the caterpillar calls the end of the world, the master calls a butterfly. -Richard Bach  Transcending Path to Wellness Continuing with to the series of blogs on Wellness, this post arrives at the last dimension of the wellness wheel: the dimension of transcendence. I know that sounds pretty heavy, and it is open to all [...]

By | 2016-10-18T00:26:36+00:00 July 27th, 2015|Life Tools, Personal Care, Wellness|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

The Space Between Us – Intimacy and Wellness

  Only through our connectedness to others can we really know and enhance the self. And only through working on the self can we begin to enhance our connectedness to others.” ≈ Harriet Goldhor Lerner   We are hardwired to connect. We need each other in order to survive. Even those of us who are introverts [...]

By | 2016-10-18T00:26:40+00:00 July 11th, 2015|Emotions, Family, Relationships, Wellness|0 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