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It’s pretty easy to love ourselves when all is running smoothly, when our work is stable and the relationships in our lives feel connected and balanced. But what happens when you get in a harsh argument with your mate, or when the company you work for needs to downsize and adds to your workload while reducing your salary? Where do we turn when life’s challenges meet us straight on and demand our attention?
In times of hardship, most of us tend to forget that this is a friendly…Continue
We’re so accustomed to being asked our shoe, height, waist (and for women) bust size; the size of our coffee, our portion of fish or meat from the market, our newest laptop or big-screen television, our new car, and the list goes on…. But how often are you asked to measure your vision size? Do you even have criteria for measuring the size of your dreams, your aspirations and the grandest picture for your life?
Take a moment right now and list three dreams that would be at the top of…Continue
Enough is an interesting word. Parents and teachers often use it with children when they’re putting their foot down and have reached their tolerance level. ENOUGH ALREADY!! In a completely different context, we’ll often use the word when determining a measurement quota. THAT’S ENOUGH. Throughout our daily lives, we’re always determining (consciously or not) if we’ve slept enough, eaten enough, loved enough, been patient enough, worked enough, and the list goes on.
If you were to ask most people if they would like a life free from worry, hardship and stress, they would tell you, “Of course!” Yet, how many of you find that when things start getting really good, something happens to bring you down a notch.
We live in a collective culture that, for the most part, still hangs on to the belief that life is hard and if we’re lucky, we experience moments of joy, pleasure and fulfillment. Most of us grew up in environments that modeled some degree of…Continue