Doing What’s Right Even When It’s Hard

Doing What’s Right Even When It’s Hard

Growing up, my mother used to tell me that "sometimes the hardest thing to do is the right thing."  I have found truth and wisdom in this message at different points throughout my life yet have always struggled with it - wishing it weren't true somehow and wanting it...

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Exercise: How To Know If It’s Too Much of a Good Thing

How do you know when something that is meant to be healthy and life-sustaining becomes too much of a good thing and potentially dangerous to your health?  The weather is warming up and in Colorado that means I'm seeing more and more people outside enjoying the...

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Avoid Avoiding and Feel Better

Avoid Avoiding and Feel Better

Have you ever been afraid of doing something and the longer you avoided it; the more your fear grew?  Or maybe you felt depressed and wanted to hide from the world, and the more you withdrew, the more depressed you felt.  This happens because our emotions feed...

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Put “You” on the List this Valentine’s Day

Put “You” on the List this Valentine’s Day

Every year in February, it is hard to miss the reminders that Valentine's Day is quickly approaching.  Whether or not you celebrate the holiday, you are surrounded by the colors of pink and red, the flowers, the candy, and the cards every time you enter the grocery...

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Goodbye Perfectionism, Hello Courage

Goodbye Perfectionism, Hello Courage

I often notice themes running through my life and lately it has been the theme of perfection and my discomfort with being imperfect.  At the end of December, I moved in to a new office and between the holidays and the move, I feel like I can't catch up at home or the...

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