This time of year can be challenging for those of us that prefer longer days of daylight. Depending on the altitude and climate where we live, there may be snow, or rain, or wind, or just plain cold.

We may have parts of us that truly hate the cold, and…

I recently realized that most of us just don’t know how to do appropriate self-disclosure. We desperately want to be understood, and we think this will happen automatically when we find a “Perfectly Understanding Person”. Often we find the person we believe will be the one that “gets us”, only…

Seriously. Are you ready to commit to what you want?

You need to commit to your dreams. No if’s, no but’s, no maybe’s.

You need to decide that right HERE, right NOW, you are going to find a way to make your dreams come true.

You need some dang goals…

Resistance often shows up just before your system is ready to make a successful shift.

Studies show that when you start a new positive lifestyle activity, your brain floods your body with feel-good neurotransmitters, such as serotonin and dopamine. These chemicals create a biological “excitement” about the changes.

For example…

For every person who speaks out against something that feels “wrong”, there are many who just sit quietly and never utter a word. It is sad to think of the many people who do not take advantage of their right to speak up.

In a society that favors individuality and…

So many of us carry little white lies that keep us stressed. We worry that if people knew us as we really are, if they saw us without our people pleasing masks firmly in place, they wouldn’t accept us.

One of the most prevalent lies says our body isn’t acceptable…

When was the last time to you took the opportunity to look at your belief system? Many of us claim to be “open-minded” but in truth we have just accepted someone else’s beliefs as our own.

Which leads me to a question: “Do you consider yourself a tolerant person, an…

There are times we are required to make challenging and/or confusing choices. It’s times like these when we need to gather as much information as we can about all of the different options. Some options may have consequences that don’t appear on the surface but can be determined when we…

Occasionally we feel disconnected in our interactions with other people. It may show up as having trouble getting people to understand our ideas, or we suddenly find our opinions are drastically different from the people around us.

When this happens it’s very possible the disconnection with others could be a…

Most of us like to be helpful. We take food to a sick friend, we provide transportation for an appointment, we dog sit for our neighbors, we sit with someone who’s received bad/sad news and can even stop and help strangers.

Yet many of us are hesitant to…

Sue Relihan

Metamorphosis Mentor and Best-selling Author of Metamorphosis - One Woman's Journey to Serenity & Empowerment.

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