My mindset told me that success/happiness/big things couldn’t possibly be achieved by the person who I was. I needed to do the hard work, the literal grinding, of removing pounds of useless rock to become the ‘angel’ I wanted to be.
While every day should have some focus on mental health, this day is set aside each year as a day to remind society, from leadership of companies and policy makers to individuals like you and me, to invest in mental health.
What happens when you put thousands of sweaty people from all walks of life, countries, age groups, socioeconomic levels and perspectives together in one place? You see some stuff.
I think you are fabulous and deserve a pat on the back, a high five to congratulate your efforts. Since I can't give you an actual pat on the back or high five, this week's article is one long virtual hug.
While most people are prepared to go about their business as usual, for most of us, every time we hear the expression our minds turn to dark things. So this Friday the 13th I’m trying to turn the tables.
Of all the sage wisdom, government recommendations, expert advice and common sense lessons there was one thing I learned that stuck out beyond the rest.
In the past two weeks we’ve broken down some steps to knowing who you are, and explored how to like the self you discovered. Now comes the deceptively challenging task of being who you are.
After we have a handle on knowing ourselves, that is after starting and never stopping the process of asking, listening, testing, changing and accepting, we're ready to take the next leap and learn to like ourselves.
This week I am excited to introduce a concept that we’ll be talking about for the next few weeks. It’s not a new idea, it’s not even my idea...
Personal opinions aren’t the only individual perspectives masquerading around as fact. World events happen, people report on them. The facts don’t change, and yet the stories do.