We have all had that aha moment when we find ourselves searching in the closet for an elusive shin guard while our child stands there tapping their feet impatiently, like an imperious supervisor, disappointed in our performance. Aren't we the ones who are supposed to be in charge?
Dr. Phil compares life to a river, explaining that they're both always moving and can't be damned up for long. "I want people
Our minds get to choose how we see what we see. I believe in always taking the point of view that affirms our worth. This way, no matter how many rude, racist or otherwise unkind people we encounter, we do not have to let their bad behavior into our hearts.
As we travel through life, we regret many things. We regret jobs we didn't take, moves we didn't agree to, relationships we didn't pursue. Yet by the time we reach midlife, we have something we didn't have when we were younger ... we have perspective.
Marisa, 22, who's working as an escort and says she feels alienated from her family, wants to know: "Am I fixable and worth
Too many options are apparently the kryptonite of the multi-passionate entrepreneur, because life really can be tough when you have so many choices.
Everyone my age has some dangling worry trailing around after them everywhere that they're somehow not doing everything, that what they're doing is not altogether the right thing, that they are missing out. The doubt is natural, and everyone you know -- yes, even that person -- carries it sometimes too.
Life is as difficult or easy as we decide to make it. We can stay safe or we can blow things up and get rid of barriers. Whatever path you choose, do it mindfully. And know that no one has the answer for you. You also have the ability to choose simplicity over complexity.
What can some people do to make wiser decisions? We all tend to be influenced disproportionally by our short-term needs and
More and more professionals around the country are choosing career paths that allow for a realignment of priorities and a focus on what is truly important. This flies in the face of conventional wisdom, which for so long has placed career success at all costs.
Frame a situation around a much-cherished goal and you are more likely to stick to that goal and/or sway others to seek it too. That's one of many stories with lessons for sticking to a plan that psychologist and Harvard Business School professor Francesca Gino offers in her new book Sidetracked.
Every day, both in life and at work, people make wrong decisions that could have been avoided. Or they make right decisions, but lack the confidence that lets them do away with stress and proceed with vigor. Are these inalterable facts of life, or is there a remedy?