Controlling Anxiety By Cultivating Inner Calm

    In this current climate of political unrest, public outrage, violence, natural disasters and the like, it is hard not to feel the turbulence within our psyches and our emotions.  We are inundated with immediate news, as our technology allows instant documenting and reporting of some heinous incident or another.  All day long, we […]

Friday Book Review: Brené Brown

Brené Brown studies vulnerability and courage, authenticity and shame. She has published a few books on these topics, most notably The Gifts of Imperfection and Daring Greatly. Rising Strong – a powerful book about falling, learning, getting up, and doing it all over again – is not her most recent book, but it’s one I […]

Accepting Yourself Completely

Piggy-backing onto last week’s blog post theme of self-acceptance and appreciating yourself for all of your positive qualities along with your imperfections, I found an article that really resonated with this topic. It seems to be a general consensus that the first step to success and happiness is self-love/acceptance. But why do we think this is? Personally, I […]