Unexpected Life Changes – Asset or Liability How comfortable are you with change? “Nothing heals like the power of a true story. When someone is speaking from the inside of an event, they are speaking from a personal authority that pierces the veil of darkness. On the other side of that veil lies the light of hope, for […]
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Hope is the foundation of every achievement and every attempt. Hope changes everything… As I expected, the hallway on the rehab floor where the Harborview Hospital Psychologist had his office was mostly deserted. How many times had I come here, looking for HOPE? Quad cane in hand, I hobbled boldly down the corridor toward his […]
Because I hated my injury, I spoke like I hated it. I was angry and sounded angry. Pessimism and negativity crowded out any positive thoughts before they could take hold. I saw problems everywhere I looked. Thinking and speaking negatively made me see my future in the most negative light possible. It was like my […]
As soon as I opened my mouth ad asked the woman behind the grocery store’s cash register how much a Snickers bar cost, I could tell fro her expression that there would be a problem. “Pardon me?” she said in a slightly louder voice than was necessary.
Being Balanced Balance is often mentioned in personal development and well-being circles. You hear we should eat a balanced diet, live a balanced life and seek a good work/family balance. But what does it mean to live a balanced life, and why does it seem so elusive?Have you ever gone from an easily accepted place […]