The Past and the Future

  Have you ever noticed that what we remember about our past depends on our mood, our head space, our expectations, and the story we have about ourselves at that time (ie. whether we see ourselves as a victim, a survivor, an entrepreneur etc)?   We have a selective recall bias that is impacted by … Continue reading The Past and the Future

Why aren’t I happy?

Shalyssa: "How are you?" Me: "OK" Shalyssa: "Why just ok? What's wrong?" Ok, so here is the thing... in today's Western world, we are given the message that if we are anything other than "great", there is something wrong. I spend a lot of time validating and explaining that given people's circumstances, they are appropriately distressed. For … Continue reading Why aren’t I happy?

How to get back to strong and healthy

I'm not going to complicate this. We all get lost sometimes and stray from who we are, our values, and what we know that we know. Here are a few simple steps to get back on track. STEP 1: NOTICE when you are off  We are most likely to catch this sooner than later when we have … Continue reading How to get back to strong and healthy