How Are You?

How Are You?

How are you? No seriously – how are you? We use this question so often, sometimes to initiate small talk, but other times, it means a lot more. And these days, with everything being uncertain, it’s a question that carries a lot of weight. “How are you?” has become:...
How to Practice Gratitude (in 2 easy steps)

How to Practice Gratitude (in 2 easy steps)

Be honest. How many memes touting the virtues of gratitude have you seen today? It’s become such a cliché during these stressful times that we’re even seeing some backlash on social media. I get it – sometimes, you just don’t feel like being grateful. Sometimes, you...
Is Vulnerability Good?

Is Vulnerability Good?

Recent events have left a lot of us feeling a bit raw and uncertain. But, if you were to look at social media, a lot of people seem to be doing all right. They’re making sourdough, learning new languages, taking on fitness challenges, and launching businesses. But if...
What Does It Mean to Be Resilient?

What Does It Mean to Be Resilient?

Do you ever play the lottery? I do, once in a while. We all know that the chances of winning the lottery are slim. Yet, we do it anyway. Why? If you’re anything like me, you’ve experienced that feeling you get when you’ve bought a lottery ticket, and you haven’t...
Meditation for Those Who Don’t Like to Meditate

Meditation for Those Who Don’t Like to Meditate

One effective way to strengthen your resilience is through meditation.   But not everyone thinks they are cut out to meditate.   Which is unfortunate, because there are many great reasons to practice meditation.   For one thing, meditation reduces stress and helps...