Tag Archives: meditation

Managing Your Expectations

My last three conversations with my besties have been about managing expectations. It surprised me. Even though my women friends span generations, it was encouraging to hear them say that managing expectations were the most important avenue to reducing stress level and living a happy and more fulfilled life. It is a rarity that you […]

5 Practices for Mental Fortitude

It is a myth that you are born with characteristics that make you mentally strong throughout your life. As you grow and develop your personality, you develop mental strength with practice, grit, and intention. You have the power to defend against the negative influences that pervade your conscious as well as the unconscious mind, often […]

Creating your Third Act

How often do you think about your third act? If you are my age, 78, you might think about it often. You’re comfortable now, yet, there will be adjustments or changes in your future. You want to roll with new experiences. I review how I want the next five or 10 years to evolve. No […]

The Disconnection from Body & Self

Most of us have experienced trauma in one way or another. We all respond to trauma in different ways. One result of trauma is anxiety. We might feel overwhelmed when someone or something reminds us of a traumatic experience, or we focus too long on negative thoughts. Anxiety is a sign that we have become […]