Tag Archives: Focus

Are You Really Connected?

When I see people staring at their phones in public while their two year old tugs at their sleeve, I always wonder what the societal impact of this will be. Electronic distraction is a relatively new phenomenon, and the full … Continue reading

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Rewiring Your Brain for a More Positive You

I think it always helps to get the same message in different formats, so here’s an article from LifeHacker about using the way the brain learns to rewire it for greater happiness, which is something I tell almost anyone who will … Continue reading

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Resolute Self Compassion

It’s that time of year again – New Year’s resolutions that bud in December and fade by February, forgotten by March. Resolution is a form of resolute. Webster defines resolute as “marked by firm determination”, and lists some of its … Continue reading

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Go With the Flow

Only two more days of beach time left. Today was very windy and with two fronts coming in, the waves were very high and powerful. As I hung out in the ocean, I noticed how quickly the waves were taking … Continue reading

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Superhuman or Barely There?

This quote has been floating around a lot of sites recently: “When asked “What thing about humanity surprises you the most?”, the Dalai Lama answered: “Man…. Because he sacrifices his health in order to make money. Then he sacrifices money … Continue reading

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No Rest for the Wicked

I am sure you’ve heard a lot about how important sleep is. I see Dr. Oz and the morning shows occasionally talk about sleep hygiene (aka, habits that increase quality of sleep), but I think a lot of people just … Continue reading

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Snippets of Clarity

Sometimes we just need a little boost over the rough spot, not a whole counseling session. Or we can’t swing the counseling, or a day off, or a vacation when we need it. One trick I use when I’m feeling … Continue reading

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