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Scaring Away the Dark Side of Change

Ever wonder why we wear masks on Halloween? Why we dress up and disguise ourselves as ghosts, witches and monsters? The modern holiday of Halloween has its roots in both the Celtic celebration of Samhain and the Christian holiday of All Saints Day. Samhain ("the end of summer") celebrated the end of the "lighter half" of the year and the … [Read more...]

Holiday Family Gatherings: How to Stay Sane During the Holidays

We all want our holiday family gatherings to be times of positive, loving  interactions and of basking in the warm feeling that comes from being with people we love. However, this is often not the case for many people. For these folks, and maybe you are one of them, these holiday family gatherings can be a source of great stress because of the … [Read more...]

Self Care During the Holidays: 10 Tips

Self care during the holidays is essential if you want to stay sane. Getting seriously stressed out, experiencing emotional breakdowns, having conflicts with family members and getting sick may not be the technical definition of insanity, but if these things happen due to lack of self care during the holidays, then you might FEEL as if you were … [Read more...]

How to Stay Sane During the Holidays

  We all know that it can be hard to stay sane during the the holidays! They can be quite stressful. There's money anxiety: "How am I going to be able to afford buying gifts? There's family: "I just hope we don't get into a big argument!" There's travelling: "Flying isn't so much fun anymore." There's food: "I hope I don't gain … [Read more...]

It’s Better to Be Grateful than Dead

Why do we have only one day a year dedicated to giving thanks? If it was up to me, we would have Thanksgiving day once a week, (minus the huge feast). Think about it: if you lived 80 years, having Thanksgiving day once a year would give you 80 days when you were reminded to be grateful. If you had it every week, you'd have 4,160 days reminding you … [Read more...]

Being Grateful for the Things that Went Wrong

  As we approach Thanksgiving, much will be written this week about gratitude, how to give thanks, counting blessings, how not to stuff yourself like a tick, etc. I'd like to suggest being grateful for things in your life that went wrong. Things that didn't go according to plan. Now before I go any further let me say that, … [Read more...]

Self Hypnosis as a Tool for Change

Why do most New Years resolutions fail? Why is it so difficult to change habits? You hear about it all the time: people win big in the lottery, millions of dollars. Five years later they are broke. Perhaps you've experienced this: you lose a bunch of weight just to gain it all back plus a few pounds. Or you've quit smoking, just to start … [Read more...]

Sometimes You Just Need to Let Go

During my  "cowboy" phase, while living in Arizona, I decided to try my hand at rodeo. I made up my mind to do bareback bronc riding. This is where a rider gets on a horse (or bronc) whose only desire is to buck the bronc rider off. With only one hand, the rider hangs on to a "rigging", which is a handle, like on a suitcase, attached to a … [Read more...]

12 Ways to Cultivate Gratitude

Take responsibility for your ability to feel grateful now. Realize that nothing outside of you needs to change or be different for you to feel grateful. Have a mantra. Create the habit of repeating a word or phrase to say throughout the day to bring you into present moment awareness. “Be Here Now”, or “What is this?” or “This is my life, right … [Read more...]

You’ve Got to Be Alive to Have Gratitude

There may be some dead that are grateful aside from Jerry Garcia and the band, but maybe the highest form of gratitude  is feeling lucky to be alive. I find it interesting that we only have one day a year dedicated to giving thanks. What if every week we had a Thanksgiving day? (Minus the huge feast, of course.) If you lived 80 years, … [Read more...]

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