Jealousy... is a mental cancer. ~B.C. Forbes Jealousy will make you crazy. When you are in its grip the feeling is almost unbearable. It can make you physically sick and unable to focus on anything else. Jealousy will compel you to do things and say things you will later regret and you can never take back. Jealousy can single handily destroy a good relationship.
"Worrying is using your imagination to create something you don't want." -- Abraham-Hicks This is one of my most favorite quotes. As a student of the Law of Attraction, it makes perfect sense to me, yet worry energy is quite dominant in our society and I sometimes find myself falling into old patterns and behaviors.
We had some friends over the other day, and Nathan (age 6) asked about having a snack. I asked him what kind of snack he was thinking about, and he decided that a peanut butter and jelly would do the trick. He got out the bread, grabbed the peanut butter, found the jelly in the fridge, and took a plastic knife from the drawer. He skillfully spread the peanut butter, gooped the jelly, mashed it together and went on his merry way; freshly crafted sandwich in hand.
“How can someone like you still be single?” How many of you have heard that question at family gatherings, a party with friends, or during a work event leaving you with that feeling of being, “the last single girl on the block.” This question may lead you to ask other questions that become an internal dialogue, “If I am so wonderful, how come I’m still single?” or, “Why does my singleness matter to so many people?” Through working with my clients, I have found that the extent, to which you allow the
You know how to speak with your kid – you talk all the time about school homework, soccer games, and their favorite spaghetti dinner. But how come when your son or daughter comes home from school looking sad, you become speechless? Your eyes open up big and you take a few deep breaths wondering: What in the world do I do now?
My good friend Susan met her soul mate this spring--at work. David is the floor manager at the restaurant where they are both waiting tables during the busy tourist season in Newport, RI. Having worked in restaurants part-time on and off for twenty-five years, Susan thought it would be easy to just "suck it up" for a few months and work her butt off while enjoying the cash flow.
If I could offer you a cure for your depression and anxiety that did not cost any money, required no special clothing nor equipment and is something you are already doing, would you want to know what it is? Or would you rather take expensive pills which have multiple side effects. There is even a hidden extra benefit which comes along with the secret cure, of which I will inform you later…Before I tell you the secret, I also need to give you a few facts.
When some people get down, they turn to spirituality and religion in the hopes that it will turn things around providing them a lift. For others, feeling depressed makes them feel alienated from their higher power. A review of the literature shows that spirituality (more than religion) can help even a person who is clinically depressed. Here are some ways that you can draw on your spiritual side when emotionally you are feeling down:
Imagine you are an artist with a blank canvas. You are staring into a huge white hole. Your inspiration is on vacation or at least it feels that way. What do you do? I once heard of an art teacher who said, “Just throw some paint on it so you have a beginning…any beginning will do!”