Personal Growth

  • Change a Word, Change Your Brain Change a Word, Change Your Brain

    Change a Word, Change Your Brain

Change a Word, Change Your Brain

People naturally talk to themselves.  Whether it’s the out-loud self-talk of young children as they learn to master a new task or our grownup unspoken private talk, it seems we have an almost continuous internal conversation with ourselves.

How people talk to themselves has an enormous effect on their success [...]
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By |May, 3rd, 2016|Personal Growth|Comments Off on Change a Word, Change Your Brain
  • Cultivate Your “Inner Gourmet” with Mindful Eating Cultivate Your “Inner Gourmet” with Mindful Eating

    Cultivate Your “Inner Gourmet” with Mindful Eating

Cultivate Your “Inner Gourmet” with Mindful Eating

A diagnosis of diabetes can feel like a death sentence.  I remember observing the faces of the participants in a diabetes education program, as the nutritionist described how to manage their blood glucose by controlling portions and by eating more nominally-processed foods and fewer sweets, sugary beverages and baked goods.

Although the participants were well aware of the need to make […]

By |March, 9th, 2015|Happiness, Mindfulness, Personal Growth|Comments Off on Cultivate Your “Inner Gourmet” with Mindful Eating
  • THE OTHER TALK: How to Start Your Least Favorite Conversation THE OTHER TALK: How to Start Your Least Favorite Conversation

    THE OTHER TALK: How to Start Your Least Favorite Conversation

THE OTHER TALK: How to Start Your Least Favorite Conversation

There are a million reasons to avoid or put off having the Other Talk, but you and I already know the primary reason: Whether you’re doing the asking or the telling, it’s hard to talk about how we want the end of our lives to be.

By |December, 30th, 2014|Personal Growth, Relationships|Comments Off on THE OTHER TALK: How to Start Your Least Favorite Conversation
  • Top Five Regrets of the Dying
    Top Five Regrets of the Dying Top Five Regrets of the Dying

    Top Five Regrets of the Dying

Top Five Regrets of the Dying

Bronnie Ware’s book The Top Five Regrets of the Dying – A Life Transformed by the Dearly Departing is a memoir of her work in palliative care with patients who had gone home to die.  “I was with them for the last three to twelve weeks of their lives,” she says.  “People grow a lot when they are faced […]

By |June, 7th, 2013|Happiness, Personal Growth|Comments Off on Top Five Regrets of the Dying