Why is it so depressing to lose one's job? Ok, admittedly, you just lost the income you have been living off and depending on for food and bill payments. (that sentence was indeed quite depressing) But really.. Even when you are still eating quite well, sleeping in a comfortable bed and not facing prison for … Continue reading You Are NOT Your Job!
Negative or unwanted emotions are a part of our experience of being human and are unavoidable. In fact, they are very clear signs that we are emotionally healthy humans. We feel sad when something undesirable happens or guilty when we have caused someone else pain or harm. This is a healthy sign that we are … Continue reading The Purpose of Negative Emotions
The tiles were yellow and faded. Aged and handled magazines covered the coffee table. As I sat in the doctor's office of my hometown, I saw several familiar faces. People I had known forever but never quite got around to meeting. It was my first week on the road as a Pharmaceutical Rep. As I … Continue reading Losing The Fear Of Change
When I went broke, I experienced severe emotional pain. In my mind, there was nothing more painful than not having a steady stream of income. It stole my independence and my freedom – two of the things I valued dearly. I got angry Felt helpless I felt like a slave to whomever I allowed to … Continue reading From Pain To Purpose