Relationships are not about what you do together but how you feel together.
You have to control your focus to feel good. In fact, it is the only thing you do have control of. You can’t control others or at-the-moment situations you find yourself in, but you can control what you think about and what you give your attention to…
You are worthy, and your perspective is valid. You have a unique point of view, and it matters. You matter whether anyone else recognizes that at any moment or not. Do not be dependent on other people’s opinions of you for your own happiness!
An excerpt from my book Bliss Or Bust: Uplifting Thoughts. Ignoring complaining, nagging, and sob stories can be considered an act of love. Self-love because you release yourself from a focus on negativity. Love for others because they may focus less intently on negativity if no one is listening or connecting with them in their
An excerpt from my book Bliss Or Bust: Uplifting Thoughts follows. In relationships, learn to give very little or no attention to what you don’t want to see more of. Doing this may seem counter-intuitive because bringing attention to what we don’t like and starting a discussion about what others should do differently is a
What follows is an excerpt from my book Bliss Or Bust: Uplifting Thoughts. Many people have a habit of noticing what’s not “right” about others. They may feel judged themselves, so they are passing along the pain. Or, maybe they like the drama. The thing is, the more attention given to behaviors that are mock-worthy,
I guess you could say that learning about different personality assessments has been a hobby of mine. I thought about listing them all out for you, but it gets ridiculous. Let’s just say my current favorites are my longest-studied one, the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI), then another couple that I think about regularly are the
What follows is an excerpt from my book Bliss Or Bust: Uplifting Thoughts. Can you do anything about what others think of you? Should you even try? No, don’t even try, not directly anyway. Taking direct action meant to control what others think of you is a losing strategy. It puts them in the driver’s
There are powerful people around us all the time. People who either help us create the next part of our life story in a powerfully positive way or people who help us rehash our old story. Relationships are about the potential of the next part of your story. Through your relationships you become more of
People can be real jerks sometimes. I know you know that. Just because someone else is choosing to feel miserable or to be negative doesn’t mean you have to let that invade your energy level. You don’t have to focus on that. You can maintain your vibe so they don’t bring you down to theirs.
We are five months into our unschooling journey and life is much improved. Dare I say even very, very good. The freedom I feel in each day is refreshing. Our schedule has totally opened up and we are all experiencing more free time as well as an abundance of quality time together. The learning going
After the beginning steps of self-assessment, you choose a few of the career fields that seem to have the most promise and do more intense research by…