The meaning of the holidays can easily get lost in the busy-ness of the preparations. How do we put the Thanks back in Thanksgiving.
With the emphasis on positive thinking, we can forget there is a value in pessimism. Positive thinking can be like magical thinking unless it is grounded in a realistic assessment of what is.
Working the intentions can be quite powerful when combined with action. A few tips.
Sport psychologist, Gary Mack, shares the key ingredients in the mental game of professional sports. These lessons can be applied to every day life.
Dawna Markova talked about moving from the Rut stories in our life to the River Stories. Rut stories persist because we look outside ourselves to change to happen.
"We become the stories we tell ourselves." Nick Nissley
Am I living out of an old story or am I creating a new chapter?
Sometimes you just need to step out of your life to get perspective. Marcia talks about why she is taking a "time out" and how to plan for a personal retreat.
"Between the stimulus and response, there is a space..." Vicktor Frankl
How we find that space in the moment so we can be more choiceful in our response to whatever shows up?