Fear can be a helpful ally when we know how to treat it right. It's when we give it full control or try to completely ignore it (and most of us do one or the other) that it becomes an obstacle. What is your usual relationship to fear?
Any time we decide to set out to pursue our dreams of a better, happier life, there's one major obstacle we are guaranteed to run into, and it's one that comes from inside us. Here's how to recognize this common obstacle for what it is.
Starting from a place of celebration and building a plan for the year that focuses on including more of the things which bring us joy and using more of the skills and strengths we already possess creates a plan that we are much more likely to implement than one that starts with weakness and lack.
It seems to me that Christmas is one of the most haunted times of the year as memories of Christmases past crowd into our experience of our present. Here are some tips to prepare yourself ahead of time to keep the ghosts from taking over.