How do I LET GO of personal disappointments in my career and not take it out on my family?

The Letting Go Pro’s Response: This is a great question because many people have trouble separating what happens at work with what happens at home. Being able to understand and apply the secrets to Letting Go of Stuff can really come in handy during the drive (or ride if you take the subway) from work to home. There are two periods in which we hold on to disappointments at work: During that immediate trip from work to home at the end of the day after experiencing a disappointment. On a…

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Ways To Beat Depression

1. Sit back and enjoy (or at least tolerate) the tumble. Realize that feeling a little bad is no big deal. Understand that the down feelings are only temporary-don’t get sadder because you’re sad. 2. Do something active. Go for a walk, ride your bike, play with your kids, etc. 3. Talk it out Go to your room and beat up your pillow scream into it… let it all out. Then leave your room and everything that happened there. 4. Have a good cry. Let it out, don’t feel silly…

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Journaling Through The Blues

The year was 1988, I had experienced the worst financial difficulty in my life, just a couple of months before the holiday season. Not only did my attorney at the time make me feel very bad about myself for considering filing bankruptcy, but also after having spent time as a bill collector, I knew how the banking industry treated people who would choose this alternative. Needless to say, the blues had found its way into my life, settled in, made a home, and had gotten very comfortable. I was able…

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SELF-CARE AND SPIRITUALITY

By Lael Johnson Spirituality and self-care are very closely related in my own life. I consider following a daily spiritual path or discipline to be an integral part of my self-care. When I am lax in following my path, my self-care is always negatively effected. It’s hard for me to imagine living my life without following some sort of regular spiritual path. When I don’t follow my path regularly, I make unwise decisions, I feel less comfortable in my own skin and around people and in general, I’m not at…

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