Changing Thoughts and BeliefsKnowing where thoughts and beliefs come from can facilitate the process of change, but it isn’t necessary. Sometimes, the need to know can hamper the change process. However, if you want to do some exploring try the following. Whatever answers you find, it is important to remember that these thoughts and beliefsContinue reading “Challenging Thoughts – Part II”
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Challenging Thoughts – Part I
As a professor, I was always trying to impress upon my students how our own life experiences frame our understanding of a work of literature. This became clear in our discussions about the literary works we read in class. There can be as many different opinions about the meaning of a literary work as thereContinue reading “Challenging Thoughts – Part I”
Unexpectedly Unemployed? Don’t Panic!
Being let go from your job is a horrible feeling. It can be terrifying when your life is suddenly turned upside down. Any future plans you have fly out the window. Worries surround you. It’s only natural that you want to jump into a job search to try to find another job as quickly asContinue reading “Unexpectedly Unemployed? Don’t Panic!”
Life is simple but it’s not easy. Making the best or right choice in the moment can be hampered by many things. Peer pressure, emotions, physical comfort, and limiting thoughts and beliefs about our worthiness can have us taking the easy route every time. Remembering what is important and reminding ourselves that we deserve theContinue reading “Simple Living”
In today’s complicated world with all the strife, tragedy and (let’s get real) bullshit, it is not unusual to feel helpless, outraged, depressed or overwhelmed. Life is full of challenges and it is not easy to stand up against society, the government, or even our boss. There are so many things, great and small, thatContinue reading “Cultivating Happiness”