Did you know that the more you exercise your freedom of choice, the more contended and confident you feel? Your freedom includes the freedom to choose yourself when issues or conflicts
arise in your relationships. Choosing yourself can feel selfish, but it shouldn’t.
You know why the airlines tell you to put on your own air mask before helping others with theirs? Continue reading
I often write about how to improve your relationships with others or with yourself, usually by pointing out when a relationship is not working. You have the
freedom to stop trying when a relationship is not working. I think that it’s hard to know when to let go of something you can’t have. We’re not quitters. We’re wired to think that we can succeed at anything if we try hard enough. Continue reading
This summer while traveling by train I witnessed the random and disjointed acts of a man who’d had far too much to drink. He had boarded the train in the
Staying on track starts with keeping your commitment to yourself and maintaining your autonomy. When you’re feeling out of control, keep yourself as your priority and ask for the help you need to regain your autonomy.
middle of the night at the same station as I, and when morning came, he was still in an alcoholic fog. He walked purposelessly halfway up the aisle before turning and walking the other direction. Continue reading