• Lamplight

    The more aligned you are with your values the happier you are

    At some point in life, most of us develop personal values. We get this idea in our heads about the kind of person we’d like to be or the kind of life we’d like to lead. If we’re real go-getters, then we’ll achieve this kind of life. The truth is that we throw all kinds of obstacles in our way that make it difficult to achieve this state of being. The head games we play with ourselves can be brutal. We self-sabotage, diminish our achievements, or feel wracked with self-doubt. We question whether we’ll ever achieve our goals. We question whether we will ever be the person we want to…

  • change is good

    The Rabbit List: Getting Control of Rascally Habits

    If you’re a human being, you’ve got habits. Actually, if you’re a living creature, you’ve got habits. I’m not sure that non-living creatures have habits, unless you want to call a rock’s sitting there on the ground as the rock’s habit and water flowing in a river as the water’s habit. Wait, let me rein my thoughts back in, which just started to go down the rabbit hole of thinking. Let’s start over: You’re human and you’ve got habits. You’ve got good ones and you’ve got not-so-good ones, perhaps ones that keep you awake at night wondering whydeargoddidihavetohavethatcookiebecausenowicantsleep or something like that. Not that I know anything about whatever a…