8 Eye-Opening Reasons You Can’t Feel Joy

8 Eye-Opening Reasons You Can't Feel Joy
Sure, you have everything already. A decent job, some good friends, maybe a spouse or other family you love; your basic needs are taken care of. But, you have this underlying feeling that something is missing, something is a bit empty: true joy eludes you. You go through life with a mild questioning, where is ...

Why Self-Awareness Can Hurt

Why Self-Awareness Can Hurt
    Self-awareness and mindfulness is touted as the cure all for any of your troubles. But is it? Want to have a happy life? Become self-aware enough to identify your happy activities, and pursue them. Want better children? Be self-aware of the baggage you bring from your childhood, and mindful of giving praise for effort ...

Can You Handle The Truth?

Can You Handle The Truth?
Telling the truth has one set of challenges, but hearing the truth is another matter entirely. My 7 year old is a constant vehicle of my personal growth and showed me about truth recently. My son likes to build things, mostly Lego cars or vehicles of any kind, and snap-on model car kits. My friend said recently ...

To Push Your Kids, or Not?

To Push Your Kids, or Not?
  When my son was born, I doubted myself about many things. If I would be a good mother. If I would clip his tiny fingers with the nail-clippers. If I would drop him on his head and cause brain damage. If I could raise a confident child. But, there was one thing I did not ...

Refuse Unkind Words

Refuse Unkind Words
I heartily rebelled against corporation recently, and have enjoyed a taste of freedom and a slap on the wrist. Here’s the story. I have been engaged in numerous discussions about a promotion I have been seeking over the last year. It has been mostly a blocked route due to various corporate politics. I’ve written about ...