Can’t Decide?

Can’t Decide?

Photo by Victoria Borodinova from Pexels   You need to make a decision. Opportunity will pass you by. The deadline is lurking. The pressure is on. But you can’t decide! Why not? Instead of teaching you one more strategy to get yourself to do what you...
Recovering True Self

Recovering True Self

Photo by James Sutton from Pexels Who do you think you are? When I first heard that question, it didn’t really land as an invitation to consider life’s deeper mysteries.  It felt a lot more like a challenge or a threat. Apparently, I thought I was someone who could...
Adult Child Shame

Adult Child Shame

Image by John Hain from Pixabay When you look in the mirror, how do you feel toward who is looking back? For me, it seems to vary each time I look. At one time, I couldn’t tolerate looking in the mirror at all, other than to make sure there was nothing on my face or...
Overcoming Insecurity

Overcoming Insecurity

Image by John Hain from Pixabay  Many otherwise highly functioning men and women experience some level of insecurity in their love relationships. Most of us know at some level that there is no current reason to feel insecure and yet we feel insecure. This can be...
Fear of Rejection, Abandonment, Conflict, or Criticism

Fear of Rejection, Abandonment, Conflict, or Criticism

We are able to feel fear because fear can help us quickly and efficiently act to avoid harm or death when there is a real threat to our safety.  But living with fear of rejection, abandonment, conflict, or criticism does just the opposite.  This kind of chronic,...