A possibly unpopular boundary that I've needed to set for myself: If there is an emergency or an issue of urgency, please don’t call me first. Call who needs to be called- police for crime, fire department for fire, ambulance for a medical emergency, plumber for a leak, therapist for urgent counselling, etc. (To be … Continue reading Honestly. Please, don’t.
I have a negative relationship with aggression. I don't like it. I don't find it productive in any meaningful way. It's mean, forceful, divisive and just not in line with the way I believe life can be. Nobody wants to be harassed into doing or thinking something to avoid trouble with someone who is unrelenting … Continue reading Aggressive.
I love to be able to say an enthusiastic 'yes!' I love to be ready and confident in my 'yes.' I love to feel so well tended to that when I say 'yes' it comes from a place of giving what is overflowing in my life. I love to be able to say 'yes' to … Continue reading Yes.
Avoiding caffeine should be simple. Why isn't it? Just don't consume it. It's not good for me and I feel that I struggle so much with it. I know how negatively it factors in my life and how it doesn't support my best self. Why can't I just walk away? There's a lot to unpack … Continue reading Caffeine.
How often do you greet a new idea or invitation with "I can't..." or "I am not good at..." I feel like we sometimes use these sentence beginnings to get ourselves out of a potential commitment that we don't want to participate in... WHICH IS FINE... but could we not use better language to communicate … Continue reading Give Yourself a Chance.