What to do When You Keep Making Mistakes

The past two weeks it has felt like I can't do a single thing right. Blunder after blunder. All little things that after awhile... start to feel like mighty big things. Traditionally, I have a personality type where I like to beat myself up over everything. Perfection has always been the name of the game. …

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We Do A Lot. (And We Should Say Thank You.)

Today was a hard day. But I had it in my planner that I had to write a new blog post. And so here I am. I tried for an hour to come up with a reasonable post topic. And in that hour I took the dog out for the night, made my lunch for …

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Bye-Bye to Bad Thoughts – How to Embrace and Work Through Worry

Next up on my road to mindfulness... Working through (and embracing) bad thoughts. Something that has always stuck with me from my therapy days was the notion of ACCEPTING my feelings, worries, and fears. A lot of my stress and anxiety came from the fact that I was upset with myself for being upset. I …

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