Letting go and finding inner peace

“Sometimes letting things go is an act of far greater power than defending or hanging on.” – Eckhart Tolle. What does it mean to let go?  Letting go is a process of detaching from feelings you have suppressed that cause you pain and suffering. In the process, you free yourself from emotional burdens which keepContinue reading “Letting go and finding inner peace”

Mirror, mirror on the wall who is the fairest of them all…

Step out of the fairytale. Let’s take a look at how social media plays a role in shaping peoples perceptions of themselves. Any wonder why people today feel so dissatisfied with themselves when we live in a world told to celebrate our uniqueness but at the same time to be a perfectly polished version ofContinue reading “Mirror, mirror on the wall who is the fairest of them all…”

Behind every broken smile is an unspoken truth.

That which is not ex-pressed is de-pressed.  Mark Nepo I am sure this is something we can all relate to at some point in our lives. You know those moments when you are breaking inside, but rather than vent and release the emotions which are so freely suffocating us, we choose to smile and goContinue reading “Behind every broken smile is an unspoken truth.”

It’s ok to say “no”- and still be a good person.

“When you say “yes” to others, make sure you’re not saying no to yourself.”- Paulo Coelho Here I am sitting around a table with a group of friends discussing the personality traits of others. It was inevitable the conversation turned to how we see each other, a dreaded fear of a people pleaser. What are theyContinue reading “It’s ok to say “no”- and still be a good person.”

Circle of Concern vs Circle of lnfluence- Reducing worry and stress.

“You cannot always control what goes on outside but you can always control what goes on inside.” -Wayne Dyer The idea was first brought to my attention when reading the book 7 Habits of Highly Effective People by Stephen R. Covey. In his book, Covey distinguishes between two kinds of people. Proactive people and reactive people.  ProactiveContinue reading “Circle of Concern vs Circle of lnfluence- Reducing worry and stress.”