Feeling Pandemic Fatigued? Try These Tips to Get Out of a Funk

We're coming up on the one year anniversary of global lockdowns due to the coronavirus pandemic, and many of us are fatigued. Zoom fatigue, pandemic fatigue, virtual chat fatigued, people are over it. So many of us feel depleted, tired of re-living the same groundhog day over and over again. People are drinking more, seeking

Six Ways to Let Go of Your Need for Control - Free Yourself for More Peace and Mental Energy

Pricilla Du Preez/ Unsplash A desire to control the actions of other people often stems from feeling out of control. We typically learn controlling behaviors if we saw them modeled to us in childhood.  The irony is, trying to control other people and every little thing only makes you feel worse, because it’s a never

Persistence is the Gold Standard in the New Year

When we expect massive change overnight without the willingness to take massive action, we are not a match to what we desire. The only way to get from A to B is to break it down in small steps. I had the pleasure of doing some decade review recently, and brought out some old journals

Your Guide to Healing From a Broken Heart

It sucks. There's no denying it. Maybe the pain feels like it will never end and you feel stupid for thinking that maybe, this time, it wouldn't end in heart break. You feel alone in your hurting and wonder why it happened, and wonder how things could be different in an alternate universe. The fact

Enjoy Being Alone

"Be alone. Eat alone, take yourself on dates, sleep alone. In the midst of this you will learn about yourself. You will grow, you will figure out what inspires you, you will curate your own dreams, your own beliefs, your own stunning clarity, and when you do meet the person who makes your cells dance,

Giving Yourself Permission to Do What You Really Want

"You've got to go with your desire to feel good." - Abraham Hicks Our desires shape our lives. These can be desires of avoidance: I don't want to be ridiculed, I don't want to get hurt or desires of accumulation: I want to live in a house by the beach, I want to find love. We

Relationships Can’t Fulfill You Unless You Fulfill Yourself First

"If you aren't happy single, you won't be happy taken." As a former serial monogamist, I used to believe being in a romantic relationship was the key to happiness. If I was single, I was always looking, and guilty of downloading dating apps or smooching someone new within days of a breakup. Despite loving my

Learning to Trust and Let Go

"Let come what comes. Let go what goes. See what remains." -Ramana Maharshi Choosing to trust makes hardships less of a burden to bare, and it keeps our hearts calm in uncertainty. Trusting that things are happening for our highest good lets the light in when we need it the most. When you have faith,

How to Deal with Difficult People

"In every room, there is a squeaking thing we can all do without." -Abraham Hicks We all have people we clash with. This is a fact of life. Even if no one can ruffle your feathers, chemistry is real and our varied personalities don't always mix well. Sometimes, they can cause an undesired reaction, or

It’s OK if You’re Not Happy All The Time

"Sometimes, the only way out is through." -Robert Frost It's ok to not be happy all the time. White knuckling joy in uncomfortable or painful moments is unhealthy. Emotions signal to us that something is up, and sitting with and moving through our negative emotions allows us to grow, and the shitty feelings to pass.