Some loved ones really want to help you through your challenges. There are those that listen and support you and meet you where you are. Then there are those that have good intentions but fail miserably. It’s not that they’re incompetent, but it could be that they simply have no clue what they’re talking about.[Read more…]
Are you taking the blame for other people’s bad behavior more often than you should?
If so, maybe there’s something a bit more covert going on that you need to know about.
Some people have mastered the art of painting you into a corner. Because of that, you will feel responsible even when it’s clear they are the ones behaving badly.
If you want to learn how to counter this type of behavior, keep reading.[Read more…]
Have you ever really learned who you are at a deeper level? Sometimes we walk around doing the things we’re supposed to do, but rarely stop to figure out who is doing those things.
In this episode, I read an email from a woman who never got a chance to learn who she is because of narcissistic parents telling her who she is all her life. Now that she’s a wife and mom, she feels lost.
If you’re lost, it’s time to find yourself.[Read more…]
Getting that job, buying that house, moving in with that person, promising to repay a debt… all commitments that that most of us go into with good intentions, but is it required to keep them no matter what?
Some commitments that started off as a good idea may need to be re-evaluated if what you thought was going to be great isn’t. [Read more…]
Taking a stand or protesting an injustice in your life isn’t always about being aggressive. Often, it can be a peaceful objection that helps you move toward honoring yourself.
Sometimes you have to take a bigger stand, even at the risk of loss. In this episode, I read an email from someone who didn’t appreciate my comments from the previous “Take a stand” episode I created. I talk about that and suggest a different approach to conflict resolution. [Read more…]