How Gratitude Can Hold You Back

It took me a while to realize the true nature of gratitude. Gratitude is great – don’t get me wrong. I would love everyone to live in gratitude every day. The world would be a better place. But don’t be fooled – gratitude can also hold you back in sneaky ways....
Is Your Inner Critic Working Overtime?

Is Your Inner Critic Working Overtime?

My inner critic is working overtime right now. I should pay her time and a half. She’s showing up to work early and not taking any breaks – not even for a smoke. (I imagine my inner critic to be an acerbic smoker with bad hair who heckles me with a raspy voice and has...
Can a Little Stress Be Helpful? [Episode 21]

Can a Little Stress Be Helpful? [Episode 21]

Health Mindset Podcast, Episode 21 We know what stress does to our body – sickness, systemic and hormonal problems, not to mention generally feeling like a basket case. But do you know what it does to your brain? There are big changes that happen to our brains...
What Getting the Flu Taught Me About Health

What Getting the Flu Taught Me About Health

Health Mindset Podcast, Episode 20   Is there a sick mindset? This week I came face to face with just that. Getting sick is frustrating. I think that sentiment would even have bi-partisan support. But it happens because life happens. And sometimes we find...