Any kind of change—moving to a new city, retiring from a career you loved, ending a long relationship—fills us with sadness and fear. But change is part of life. Trying to cling to a chapter of our life that has served its purpose can be like animating a corpse. Happiness and growth lies in allowing the change, grieving it, but welcoming possibility too. Here are some ways to … [Read more...] about How to embrace change — and love it!
'You can't please everybody.' We know that, we say that, and on good days we actually believe that. But it's funny how all our logic and confidence can crumble when we hear a critical comment from a parent, a boss, teacher, or anyone whose opinion deeply matters to us. Sometimes, we even internalize what they say, replaying their painful remarks in our heads so many times that … [Read more...] about 7 Tips for Dealing with Critical People