When the solution seems obvious

When the solution seems obvious

A FRIEND RECENTLY SHARED A FRUSTRATION WITH ME: someone in their life was grumbling about an issue – an issue to which my friend could clearly see the solution, but the other person wouldn’t take any of their advice or suggestions to resolve it. As I type...
What if the other shoe never drops?

What if the other shoe never drops?

WHEN WE MAKE IT THROUGH A DIFFICULT EXPERIENCE WITH EASE or by the ‘skin of our teeth’ – it can be easy let the fears of the future invade our thoughts: ~But what will happen next time? ~But what if it doesn’t work out when something like this happens again? ~But what...
Turning the idea of success upside down

Turning the idea of success upside down

IF WE APPLY FOR SOMETHING AND AREN’T CHOSEN, whether it’s a program, a job, a competition of some kind – it can be disappointing and spark feelings of discouragement. Even if we get feedback about why we weren’t selected, no matter how constructive or kind, we...
The benefit of learning the hard way

The benefit of learning the hard way

I SHOULD HAVE KNOWN THIS LONG AGO! I WISH I’D KNOWN IT SOONER! WHY DIDN’T I REALIZE THIS!? These statements can start you down Should Road – a bumpy uneven road of thoughts and emotions that feels uncomfortable all the way along. What if… … what you didn’t know...