Why Do I Take the Bait?

We’ve all met people that put out the bait to fight, blast, complain, criticize, or gossip.  Why do I always feel ‘hooked’ by them?  Other people can walk away and yet I seem to be in the middle of it … Continue reading

Creating a Soft Focus

Remaining balanced in our lives between ego and our spiritual self is a delicate tightrope at times.  So many distractions and often we are “fully in our pattern of anxiety, fear and anger” before we realize we were headed there … Continue reading

Stop Hurting Yourself

Self-sabotage in all of its myriad of forms is one of the more devastating human conditions.  When we get out of balance in our lives with too much or too little of something, we strive for equilibrium and will do … Continue reading

How to Create Healthy Boundaries

Most of us know what it feels like when we establish and hold a healthy boundary.  When we don’t loan money to friend/family that hasn’t repaid the $200 they ‘borrowed’ two years ago, when we don’t bail someone out of … Continue reading

Letting Go Ain’t Always Easy!!

It sounds like a country-western song; yet letting go – whether it is of an item, a relationship or a job – can bring us to emotions quickly.  Those emotions can be anger, fear, depression, frustration, or sadness, depending on … Continue reading