The past week has been busy. Most weeks are busy. There are times that it feels like there aren't enough hours in the day. I have too many ideas going on in my head and sometimes, I have to say to myself that I need to step back and think about what's important today and … Continue reading Day 245, Quote 28: “Mind your words”
For what it's worth: it's never too late or, in my case, too early to be whoever you want to be. There's no time limit, stop whenever you want. You can change or stay the same, that are no rules to this thing. We can make the best or the worst of it. I hope … Continue reading Day 238, Quote 27: “It’s never too late, or, in my case, too early to be whoever you want to be.”
Mr. Ping: The secret ingredient is... nothing! Po: Huh? Mr. Ping: You heard me. Nothing! There is no secret ingredient. Po: Wait, wait... it's just plain old noodle soup? You don't add some kind of special sauce or something? Mr. Ping: Don't have to. To make something special you just have to believe it's special. … Continue reading Day 98, Movie Quote 9: “To Make Something Special You Just Have to Believe It’s Special.”
Here's the blog post to pair with the video on the stages of change model. It's a bit more detailed about the initial studies that lead to the development of the model. I highlight some of the findings that DiClemente and Prochaska had even though the initial samples were small. As a coach , I want my client to succeed, but that also means that we need to be honest when looking at their over goals, where they are currently in their life and what they're willing to invest in making change. Not everyone is ready for big change, hell, not everyone is ready for small change either - change is scary, but scary doesn't mean impossible. You just need to give yourself time.
The fall semester starts in 9 days. I’m feeling excited. I’m feeling anxious. I’m feeling relieved. I’m excited about the fall because it means more flexibility. I know there are people who think this is a piece of cake, but remember the grass always seems greener on the other side – there are still things … Continue reading Take That Jump: the fall, bagels, leaving the summer behind
You Are Enough. That's what this series has been called. It started with feeling in between. Feeling that I was in between going through the motions and picking myself up off the ground. Dragging myself out of bed and crying on the kitchen floor. blacking out. flashing back. struggling to be present. be mindful. In … Continue reading You Are Enough Blog Series: Post 11 “You Are More Than Enough”
This is my friend Ahmad. He pretty much started this series. What I mean is it was his words that set something off in me that made me think about the larger problem at hand. Yes, I am working through my own anxiety, my own PTSD, and I have no issue talking about it. But, … Continue reading It’s Your Turn Series: Post 11 “Life in My Days: 22 Years of Mental Illness and Counting”
Today's post is dedicated to someone I didn't even know I had the opportunity to influence, but I guess that's what makes social media so special. We can connect to so many and touch so many lives without realizing we're doing it at all. Meagan started #100HealthyDays, similar to #100HappyDays, but she's truly focusing on … Continue reading This one is for Meagan and #100happydays catch-up