Month: November 2020

The Glass Half Full Challenge

I’m going to keep this one short and sweet today (alright, I know, I can hear you laughing). I don’t want to write an entire pep talk about the virtues of looking on the bright side (even though, okay, that is a totally valid topic). (Maybe another day.) But I...

Your Brain Is A Caveman

Human brains are wired for survival. They’ll pick the safest, easiest, most comfortable option over anything else. And those little three-pound blocks of wiggly grey matter are tough; they’ll have you marching to their orders faster than you can say “willpower”. It’s not their fault – they’re trying to keep you...

Hold On

We live in a culture filled with positive affirmations and can-do sentiments. (One could even argue these pep talks fall somewhere within that spectrum, but don’t hold that against me.) Social media is a perpetual collage of encouragement to keep your head up, to keep going, or (for the times...

You Have Two Choices

It is harder to be positive. Even in “normal” situations, a negative thought is four to seven times more powerful than a positive one – and saying it out loud makes it ten times more powerful than that. So one bad thought can be up to seventy times more powerful than...