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Category Archives: Feel Your Feelings

Episode 057: The Slippery Slope of Emotions

So many of us believe like feeling our emotions will send us down a slippery slope into wallowing and negativity.  In reality, NOT feeling our emotions leads us to more negativity and drama. Press  to Listen Transcript: Hi and welcome. You are listening to the Happiness Hacks, formerly Stories from a Quest to Live Happier podcast —… Continue Reading

Episode 006: Making Lasting Change: Closing the Loop

Episode 006: Making Lasting Change: Closing the Loop

The process of making change involves making mistakes, which is followed then by shame, guilt, and fear. Closing the loop looks at how to move through the process so that real change can occur. Press  to Listen Subscribe and Never Miss an Episode: Show Notes/Partial Transcript: One of the greatest lessons, I learned from working with Brené… Continue Reading

The Procrastination Problem

Procrastination.  I am guilty of it my clients are guilty of it.  We have stuff we want to do but we just don’t do it. Why do we procrastinate? Is it a lack of will power?  A Lack of desire? Because we are weak and pathetic? Or is it something else? Here are a few… Continue Reading

The Opposite of Love is Fear

We have all heard the quote “the opposite of love is fear.”  Meaning that when we approach life, we can approach it one of 2 ways from a place of fear or a place of love. As someone who deals with ‘fear facing’ a lot in my work, I have been thinking about this quote… Continue Reading

Taking Care of the Little One

In the self-help world, a lot is written about ‘healing the inner child.’ The basic theory being that we all have a little boy/girl inside of us who occasionally comes out even when we are adults. The self-help world has taken the theory and run with it in a negative light. Rather than being an… Continue Reading