Below is an thought-provoking article written by Bronnie Ware, a palliative care worker who has seen countless patients through their last days on earth. When Bronnie questioned her patients about regrets they had or anything or things they would do differently, she noticed many common themes that would surface again and again. The Top 5 Regrets I wish I’d had the courage to live a life true to myself, not the life others expected of me. This was the most common regret of all. When people realize that their life is almost over and look back clearly on it, it's easy to see how many dreams have gone unfulfilled. Most people haven't honored even a half of their dreams and had to die knowing that…
For all my friends, whether close or casual, I write this because everyone will go through some hard times at some point. Life isn’t easy. Below are some things to think about. Did you know that the people who are the strongest are usually the most sensitive?
Did you know that the people who exhibit the most kindness are the first to get mistreated? Did you know that the ones who take care of others all the time are usually the ones who need it the most? (more…)
It's been said that we're living in the worst energy crisis of all time. The crisis of personal energy! We're constantly stressed and pulled in more directions than ever before. This whirlwind pace depletes our energy at an alarming rate! Managing your personal energy has never been more critical. Doctors say that the number one complaint of their patients is, "I have no energy." There can be a number of reasons for lack of energy, but most of the time it has nothing to do with a medical condition. Chronic fatigue may be linked to emotional causes such as a difficult or abusive relationship, lack of passion, or being a caregiver to a parent or child. The first step in finding the cause of your…
Below are some important lessons that I’ve learned, which have helped me to live a healthy and happy life.
- Communication works best when it’s open, easy, spontaneous. It should also include active listening.
- Rules and boundaries should be clear and explicit, but also allow for flexibility.
- Individuality, freedom, and personal identity are enhanced by positive self-esteem. (more…)