171 SelfWork: Breaking the Habit of Beating Yourself Up

Today we’re going to cover literally how to begin to stop beating yourself up in a way that may surprise you a little. Because the behavior can seem as if you’re being extra careful or caring. But the habits of beating yourself up – the ways you maintain or fuel that...

Three Hurdles in the Fight With the Black Dog of Depression

During this challenging time, I share this post again in the hope of helping those of you already suffering from depression, for whom that depression might be worsened by anxiety and isolation, and even for those who want to stave off potential depression as we all...

The Seven Gifts Of A Long “Healthy Enough” Marriage

My husband and I have been married almost thirty years. A while back we started trying out Blue Apron, the service that brings weekly meals and recipes to your door. His joking words the other morning were, “I’m liking Blue Apron. It’s nice after...

170 SelfWork: Resilience, Vulnerability, and Finding Purpose

Today we’re talking about the relationship between resilience and vulnerability and how those two things are an integral part of living a purposeful life. I’ll use some quotes from one of my favorite books – Man’s Search for Meaning by Dr. Victor Frankl, which...