A fun little goal exercise

Today let's do a fun little goal exercise. I'm not sure about you, but my art skills are about on par with my first grader, so don't judge me. This exercise will take you about five minutes. Grab a piece of paper and a pen. 1a. First, I want you to draw you on the … Continue reading A fun little goal exercise

Be smarter than the elephant

When circus folk are training a small baby elephant, they tie a strong rope around their feet and attach the rope to a secure pole. Of course the baby elephants try to walk away and to break free. They're small though. While they push and pull and try with all their might, they simply aren't … Continue reading Be smarter than the elephant

Fix your brain

Your life is moving in the direction of your strongest thoughts. That's what Pastor Craig Groeschel says. Before I convince you of that, pause and take a moment to think about what you think about. What are your strongest thoughts in life right now? I'm too busy. I'm unhappy. My job sucks. My kids never … Continue reading Fix your brain

Mental health checklist

One way to get back on track is to create a mental health checklist. Yes, if you want to feeling better, reference the last time you felt the way you wanted to feel. It will provide clues. We'll make a checklist of those things. Then, next time you find yourself feeling a certain kind of way, you will refer to your checklist.

Self care vs. Love language

Today I was chatting with a friend and client and I asked her what things would make her fill the most fulfilled, the most full. We were talking in terms of self care. As we were brainstorming some things, one thing she mentioned was how having the dishes done for her or even dinner cooked … Continue reading Self care vs. Love language