How Freedom Applies to Everyone

How Freedom Applies to Everyone

When you think about freedom, what comes to mind? Maybe it’s the ability to make your own decisions about how to live your life, free from needing to seek permission for basic rights. Maybe it’s having the right to vote. Maybe it’s the freedom to choose your career...
Why do we Ignore the Signals?

Why do we Ignore the Signals?

I’m not sure how many times I will have to learn this lesson the hard way. Apparently, many. And most recently, this past week. When we go-go-go and ignore the signs from our bodies that we need rest, our bodies have a way of simply smacking us in the face. Why do we...
Boundaries and Nuances

Boundaries and Nuances

I’ve never really been someone who sees the choices in front of me in an all-or-nothing or hard-and-fast-rules kind of way. I like the nuances of navigating situations as they come. That can sometimes make holding boundaries a little tricky. Boundaries and nuances...
Behavior is Always a Choice

Behavior is Always a Choice

Behavior is always a choice. That’s it. That’s the post. But if you want to keep reading, I’ll share a few thoughts about why this is critical to understand, and how it can help you be a better human if you incorporate that understanding into your behavior. In the...
Emotions Affect Behavior, Like it or Not

Emotions Affect Behavior, Like it or Not

Emotions affect behavior, like it or not. People who think they are able to keep emotion separate from their behavior choices are fooling themselves. The evidence is everywhere. Fear is a big one that impacts how we behave. But many people don’t recognize fear as a...