Transitions are challenging for most of us and the truth is that they should be. A transition is like a chemistry experiment where you are moving from one state to another and along the way there is turbulence. A transition creates an internal state of chaos so that you can reorganize the patterns in your life and get rid of what is no longer working.Read More›
Have you already given up on your New Year’s resolutions?
It turns out that you are not alone. Only 8% of people who make resolutions at the start of the year end up successfully fulfilling them. (Source: University of Scranton. Journal of Clinical Psychology) I am among the 92% who gave up a great intention this year. The goal was for our whole family to cut out desserts and treats during the week. I admit it was bold as there are treats everywhere during the holiday season, but we went for it. The first few days were pretty easy as I had cleared the house of sweets and we were eating at home. Then came a jam-packed day,Read More›
Have you ever set a goal in the waning hours of the year that seemed doable at the time, but fizzled out around mid-January? Something like, “this year I will smile more, spend more time with my friends and be easier on myself” or “this year I will save more money.” These are all worthy goals, but what do they really mean? Are goals like this serving your growth? And can you stick to them?Read More›