Category Archives: Motivational and Inspirational

Do you feel like a square peg in a round hole?

square peg round hole

I was talking to someone the other day who was lamenting the fact that they just didn’t “fit in”. My question was: why did they feel they didn’t fit in, and why did they feel a need to fit in? Every day we’re faced with decisions about where and why we want to fit in….

Be In This Moment

Be In This Moment

Stop. Think about what you’re thinking. Where is your mind? What is your body doing? What is it feeling? Do you have pain somewhere? Are your muscles clenched, or loose and relaxed? Feel your shoulders. Let them lower and relax. Sense your breath. Is it shallow and short, or deep and flowing? Take a deep…

Stop Awfulizing and Catastrophizing

Stop Awfulizing and Catastrophizing

I had a conversation with a friend the other day about the concept of having a Plan B, C, D and so on, as well as the advisability of playing the “what if” game…rehearsing scenarios of things that could go wrong, and conceptualizing how one would deal with the problem. I spoke about an Olympic…