All thoughts are not created equal

All thoughts are not created equal

Have you ever heard a friend joke that they have OCD because they like things organized or clean all the time? Most humans like routine and order at some level, so it is an easy disorder to relate to. Therefore, being somewhat OCD on some level is oddly common. In...

Case of the Mondays

Case of the Mondays

Do you sometimes have a case of “The Mondays?” This phrase became popular in this 1999 movie classic, Office Space. The movie had a humorous way of making light of the fact you can become tired, irritable, or distracted after enjoying the weekend and then returning to...

What’s in your invisible backpack?

What’s in your invisible backpack?

We have all heard the saying “sleeping like a baby” but have you ever thought in depth of what that means? One interpretation could imply that a well-cared for baby hasn’t a worry in the world. If they are fed, loved, and cared for then they can sleep without worry,...

Cracking Under Stress

Cracking Under Stress

Don’t crack under stress!     Have you ever tried to cook hard boiled eggs only to be frustrated because the egg cracked, or it was over or under-cooked? The right degree of heat and the amount of time to boil an egg can elude the most masterful chief.  Stress can be...

Superpowers Secrets

Superpowers Secrets

Here a little test for you… before you continue reading, I want you to name the first person that comes to your mind who has superpowers (fictional or real). Write down your answer and then continue to read. What came to your mind when you think of someone that...

Motivation – Porsche or Pinto?

Motivation – Porsche or Pinto?

Motivation can be a powerful tool but how do we harness it? Think back to what it felt like when you have been motivated. If you could describe your motivation as a car, what car were you driving? Did it feel like shiny, sleek, Porsche speeding down the road? You got...

What’s Love Got To Do With It.

What’s Love Got To Do With It.

Was Tina Turner right when she posed the question “What’s Love Got to do with it?” This 1984 hit song showed us that we could take our heart out of the equation and just give in to our impulses. Ignoring our emotional side and making relationship decisions based on...

Mirror Mirror on the Wall

Mirror Mirror on the Wall

Mirror mirror on the wall who is the most critical of them all? In the fairy-tale of “Snow White,” the evil queen was obsessed with being the best in the land. Perhaps she was just a perfectionist with an overly critical inner voice? Sometimes we give in and listen to...

Anxiety- Ready or not here I come

Anxiety- Ready or not here I come

Do you remember playing hide and seek as a kid? Someone starts to count down and the hunt for the perfect hiding place begins. As the counting continues, you must be hidden by the time the other player comes to find you. What if your hiding spot is not good enough?...