Tag: Finding Balance

Are You Ready to Get Off the Happiness Treadmill?

Written by on December 3, 2017 in Self-Awareness
Are You Ready to Get Off the Happiness Treadmill?

~ It recently occurred to me that happiness is a lot like Chinese food. No really, think about it. We enjoy moments of happiness, but that feeling doesn’t last, and soon we’re hungry for more. In fact, once our basic needs are met achieving more of this elusive state is the single most persistent motivator […]

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Nurture Mind, Body and Spirit with Periods of Solitude

Written by on November 12, 2017 in Emotional Mastery, Self-Care
Nurture Mind, Body and Spirit with Periods of Solitude

 ~ Solitude is the ability to enjoy inward quietness – the state of being alone without being lonely. It is a positive and constructive state of engagement with oneself. Being solitary is being alone well: being alone luxuriously immersed in doings of your own choice, aware of the fullness of your won presence rather than […]

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Taking Time to Recharge!

Written by on July 27, 2016 in Sense of Purpose
Taking Time to Recharge!

If there’s one thing that really bugs me it’s finding an interesting looking blog with no new posts. So if you’ve found your way to Emotionally Resilient Living between July 28th and August 20th you should know that I am on a break because I’m moving from Maui back to the mainland and giving myself […]

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4 Ways We Undermine Our Efforts to Manage Time

Written by on March 21, 2016 in Accountability
4 Ways We Undermine Our Efforts to Manage Time

Whether or not we assign a price tag to it, most of us value it enough to make an effort to manage time, and yet there never seems to be enough of it to go around. Think about it. In a typical week, how often do you find yourself feeling stressed about not having enough […]

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Positive Detachment is the Key to Emotional Balance

Written by on August 30, 2015 in Accountability, Emotional Mastery, Self-Care
Positive Detachment is the Key to Emotional Balance

~ We all have pet peeves, things (and people) that get under our skin, and certain situations that are sure to ramp up stress levels or completely throw us for a loop. Can you think of a time when you experienced unexpected change or were blindsided by a problem; maybe a change in your job, […]

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What it Really Means to Commit to Self-Care

Written by on August 21, 2015 in Accountability, Self-Awareness, Self-Care
What it Really Means to Commit to Self-Care

~ Ten years ago I was a control freak perfectionist workaholic. I worked 16 hour days, every day, rarely slept more than 4 or 5 hours a night and survived (barely) on fast food. Then one day, I found myself sitting at my very nice desk – in my very nice corner office – crying. […]

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