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Confidence In Relationships

Confidence in our relationships comes from knowing that our feelings come from our thoughts, not from anything that anyone else says or does, and that others’ feelings come from their thoughts. When we think we can make people angry, or that people can hurt us, we walk around putting up taller and taller walls so…

Pleasure vs. Well-being

I listened to this amazing podcast by Brooke Castillo about pleasure vs. well-being. She’s saying that false pleasure is a temporary high. It’s something that gives us a dopamine spike. Things like sugar, drugs, pornography, anything highly concentrated. The problem with this is two-fold. First, you have to use more and more of the false pleasure…

Zooming In

I love the blogger, HandsFreeMama. She wrote a great post entitled Be Here Now. It’s the concept that when something feels overwhelming or stressful, our brains like to go to the past or the future to escape what is happening. But if you can just zoom in and focus on what’s happening right in this moment,…