I Want to Run

Lately I’ve been feeling like running. Not from anything. But to a lot of things. And for the past several months, when I walk into my job, something inside of me is screaming “run, run, run!” More on this to come soon... but for now... here’s this week’s Ted Talk. My favorite quote from it…

TTT: Science and Spirituality

For this week's Ted Talk Thursday (TTT), I decided to post an awesome video that deals with spirituality and science. The speaker is Jeff Lieberman, and he’s great. I wanted to post something about spirituality, since that's been on my mind more and more lately. Its what led to my previous post and it's probably…

TTT: This Ted Talk Blew My Mind

This weeks' Ted Talk Thursday (TTT) focuses on the brain hallucinating our entire consciousness. When I first saw this video, it blew my mind. And it made me a little uncomfortable about my very existence (just the thought of my brain sitting in silent darkness and simply perceiving or guessing at everything I experience... Yikes!).…

TTT: Have a Good Day Everyday

For this week’s Ted Talk Thursday, I chose a talk about happiness being a choice. We all can choose to have a good day every single day. At about the 5:30 mark she talks about how external factors can’t play a role in whether we have good days or bad days. We all have the…

Choosing to Move Forward

It's time for me to move forward. I spent most of last week feeling sorry for myself and being really angry. In way, it was a step in the right direction to allow myself to be mad. For too long I wouldn't allow myself to be angry. I'd push it down. I'd swallow it. I…

TTT: The Key to Self Compassion

For this week's Ted Talk Thursday (TTT), I'd like to share a video of Guy Winch that's called "How to Practice Emotional First Aid". Guy starts right off pointing out how important it is to take care of ourselves emotionally and mentally. There are tons of gold nuggets in this video including advice on self-esteem,…