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It’s About Progress Not Perfection

By |2020-04-14T11:39:45+00:00April 14th, 2020|Categories: Anxiety, Compassion, FEATURED, Mindfullness, Perfect|

Progress, not perfection, is a slogan used quite liberally in AA to offer participants in the program compassion. It’s not about reaching the goal of some lofty place where temptation does not exist. It’s all about the journey, and isn’t life like that? Cadillac Problems Right now, I am renovating a condo I purchased. The [...]

Detachment is So Important Right Now

By |2020-03-24T18:58:09+00:00March 24th, 2020|Categories: Acceptance, Anxiety, Detachment, FEATURED|

The world is in a state of uncertainty right now, and it is causing a lot of panic and anxiety. Yesterday in the midst of it all, I had a day, unlike any other. I had a busy day planned with various client phone calls and some writing deadlines. Somehow, along with that, I fielded [...]

Stop Letting Fear Drive You

By |2020-03-20T15:31:23+00:00March 17th, 2020|Categories: Acceptance, Anxiety, Fear, FEATURED|

When I was a kid, I wasn’t afraid of anything. I ran around outside and played bows and arrows with the boys. We jumped bikes over ramps, and I picked up frogs, snakes, and bugs with abandon. However, as I got older, I became more fearful of the world, and at times I let fear [...]

How to Stop Fighting Your Emotions

By |2019-01-15T13:17:47+00:00January 15th, 2019|Categories: Anger, Anxiety, Emotions, Fear, FEATURED, Happy, Hope, Joy|

I have a good friend who is completely comfortable accepting whatever emotion he is feeling in the moment that he feels it. I am so jealous of him sometimes. It seems like I am always fighting my emotions. If I am feeling fear, I want it gone. When I am angry, I tell myself I [...]