Category: self talk

IT’S THE MOST IMPORTANT RELATIONSHIP OF YOUR LIFE. YUP, YOU KNOW THE ONE.

Happy November! Yes, it’s here. Already. The end of the year fast approaching. For most of us, the next few weeks mean spending time with friends and family. Well-meaning, demanding, loving, judgmental, funny, selfish, caring friends and family. Yippee! I’m just joking. But only a little bit. The truth is that most of us are

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ONCE UPON A TIME IN A LAND FAR FAR AWAY… ARE YOU TURNING ON THE ENDORPHINS OR FLOODING YOURSELF WITH NEVER ENDING RIVERS OF CORTISOL?

What’s your spin on life today? Specifically, your life. It’s your call. Really, seriously it is. Attitude is everything. I know, you’ve heard that one a gazillion times if you’ve heard it once. In fact, it’s one of those things that’s said so often that at some point it just plain old stops meaning anything.

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OH HELL, SOMEONE JUST PASS ME THE CHOCOLATE CHIP COOKIES AND A BOTTLE OF VODKA! GOLLUM’S BACK IN THE HOUSE.

I’ve got to have it. I need it. No, rewrite that. I neeeeeeeeed it. You know, that clingy gooey energy that slithers into your belly. It’ll go AWOL every now and then—sometimes even for a long time—and then bam! Here’s Johnny! It’s back again in all it’s splendor. Your very own personal resident Gollum. And

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WHAT IF THAT VERY THING YOU’VE BEEN TOLD YOUR WHOLE LIFE IS WRONG WITH YOU…. IS ACTUALLY THE VERY THING, THAT WHEN YOU EMBRACE IT AND OWN IT AND LIVE FROM IT, OPENS THE FLOODGATES TO A LEVEL OF HAPPINESS THAT FEELS POSITIVELY MAGICAL.

I spent the first 20+ years of my life knowing to the core of my being that there was something fundamentally wrong with me. I knew that if people really knew me, they most certainly would/could never really love me. And chances are, if you’re a sensitive, heart-full, emotional “fairy dust and pixie” kind of

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LEGGO MY EGGO… IT’S LIKE A LENS REFOCUS ON A CAMERA. IT’S A GAME CHANGER…

Waffle popping out of toaster, someone grabbing said Eggo. “Leggo my Eggo”. Nope, we’re not going to talk about waffles today. Our topic of conversation is the proverbial, seemingly ever present ego. Oh yes, that wonderful, tenacious, “I’ve got a strangle hold on your joie de vivre and I’m not letting go” ego. Ego who

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