Your Healing MUST Outpace the Incoming and Ongoing Damage

Your Healing MUST Outpace the Incoming and Ongoing Damage
Do you struggle to keep up the pace? Here's what helped me
Many who connect with me feel weighed down and find it challenging to keep up with current responsibilities. Do you sometimes feel that way? It can feel like we're carrying a heavy backpack and trying to keep up the pace. Here's what helped me unload some of the heaviness in my figurative backpack
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Move Forward Toward Your Goals Fully Supported – what we learn from sailboats

Move Forward Toward Your Goals Fully Supported – what we learn from sailboats
Did you know I used to think of myself as an introvert? Do you feel free and open to people, or is it scary? Do you warmly welcome interaction with others? Do you feel comfortable with most people? Do you feel fully supported by those around you? Do the people you interact with daily empower and lift you? If not, what can we do about it? Do we have a measure of control? Here’s what I learned.
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Choosing Our Closest Companions - Symbiotic Relationships

Choosing Our Closest Companions - Symbiotic Relationships
Visualize standing on a crack as the gap widens into a chasm between your feet. You can’t stand on both sides when your whole world splits apart. When you feel torn and shredded, who is there for you? How do you choose your closest companions? How do we decide who and what to leave on the side for now? 
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Why Pleasing Others Doesn't Work - for you or for others

Why Pleasing Others Doesn't Work - for you or for others
Do you feel suffocated by others' demands?
Do you give until you are utterly spent and it's still not enough?
Do you want to see everyone happy, yet no one is happy despite your best efforts?
If that's you here's my tips
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3 Tips to Master Your Time

3 Tips to Master Your Time
How to set priorities without stress
How to set boundaries around your time without guilt
Try this simple exercise and get ready for a MASSIVE shift in your mindset
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Givers Giving Themselves Away - Caretaking vs. Caregiving

Givers Giving Themselves Away - Caretaking vs. Caregiving
Caretaking vs caregiving. Is there a difference? Why does it matter? About 30 years ago, I was talking to a friend about how exhausted I was from taking care of several situations. None of them were really my situations, yet I felt as if I owned them, that they were mine to bear. Have you ever felt that way too?
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How do you nurture and take care of yourself?

How do you nurture and take care of yourself?
Self-care and self-nurturing are vital to our emotional balance and mental wellbeing. During times of stress it's even more important. We can't pour from an empty cup. We can't drive on an empty tank. Believe me, I know, I tried. It didn't turn out well. What is self-nurture? How is that different than self-care?  
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How to Stop Feeling Obligated

How to Stop Feeling Obligated
Have you ever said “I have to . . .” or “they need me to . . .?” Do you ever say you have to do something just because someone else wants you to do it? Maybe because they expect it to be done? Do you ever say yes to something and regret it later? Do you feel obligated to live up to others’ expectations? Here’s one simple tip
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What are Good Boundaries in a Relationship?

What are Good Boundaries in a Relationship?
Healthy boundaries create strong relationships and foster healthy interconnection. With healthy boundaries, two individuals clearly know themselves and each other and can connect, support, grow, and change. There is both connection and space, togetherness and individuation, and an interdependence rather than either codependence or independence. Relationships like this flourish and creates communication that is open, honest, and authentic.
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