On my cynical days, I think…life is a scam - but there is an acronym I came up with years ago (and I have not heard anywhere else, so I am claiming it as mine) - that is part of DBT's distress tolerance and radical acceptance skills. It describes the four things you can do … Continue reading What does SCAM stand for?
Perfectionism is a common trait that many of us strive for, whether it be in our personal or professional lives. However, the pursuit of perfection can be exhausting, overwhelming, and ultimately lead to burnout. Instead of striving for perfection, we could choose to focus on cultivating self-compassion. Perfectionism is the belief that anything less than … Continue reading Perfectionism’s Antidote: Self-Compassion
Today’s post will be about “Rituals” There could be a lot of things that the word ‘ritual’ invokes for you. It could mean a lot of things. And all of these could ‘fill your cup’ in various ways. Here are the links to the rest of the series! In 2023, I hope each of you … Continue reading Fill Your Cup with RITUALS in 2023!
We all know that movement is an important part of health and wellness. Hopefully, we also know that this is not just about exercise or performance. Especially in January, the “wellness” industry and its marketing machine tends to inundate us with messages about “wellness.” Well, their definition of wellness is designed to make you buy … Continue reading Fill your Cup with MOVEMENT in 2023
Earlier this week we talked about reflection and your values - today, we’re going to talk about how to REST. This is part of a series for 2023 - Fill Your Cup - you can find part one here. Take it from someone who has to try pretty hard to rest - you need it, … Continue reading Fill Your Cup with REST in 2023
There are a lot of ways that people organize themselves. Time management and productivity are interesting to me, and I have thought a lot about them over the years. I am going to elaborate on three things that have made a difference in how I handle my lists, learned from various sources over the years … Continue reading To-Do Lists – How to manage them without overwhelm
The statistics are staggering, which is why suicide prevention & awareness are so important. Every year 800,000 people die by suicide. That’s one every 40 seconds. Such a high death toll, it is hard to fathom. Suicide risks increased 30% between 2000-2018 (though it did actually decrease in 2019 and 2020). The thing is, it … Continue reading September is Suicide Awareness Month
Is September 14, 2022 Creative is a word that has been around for a long time - it is based on the Latin word ‘creo’ which means to make or create. Random fact: Did you know that 72% of people say ideas come to them in the shower - more than any other place! I'm … Continue reading National Live Creative Day…