Your First Step Toward a Beautiful Life

Your First Step Toward a Beautiful Life

Designing the life you want is like creating your greatest work of art. It starts with a fresh canvas.

Why Being “Right” May Be Wrong: Managing Conflict Through Perspective-Taking

Why Being “Right” May Be Wrong: Managing Conflict Through Perspective-Taking

A key to managing interpersonal conflict is accepting that your way of seeing things is only one possibility.

Learning to Shift Gears

Learning to Shift Gears

The ability to mentally shift gears is an integral part of managing overall happiness.

Kintsugi: The Art of Embracing Damage

Kintsugi: The Art of Embracing Damage

Learn about an ancient art that shows how we become more beautiful as we overcome suffering.
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Whose Shoes Are You Wearing?

Whose Shoes Are You Wearing?

Understanding the need for self-direction.

Am I Insane? The 5 Chapters of Personal Change

Am I Insane? The 5 Chapters of Personal Change

The definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over and expecting different results. Well . . . not really.

Let Go to Move Forward

Let Go to Move Forward

When you cling to what feels safe, you hinder your own mobility.

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Two Compelling Reasons to Stop Settling for Less

Two Compelling Reasons to Stop Settling for Less

When we settle for less, we are essentially choosing to deprive ourselves of personal growth.
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CHRYSALIDES: The Post that Started it All

CHRYSALIDES: The Post that Started it All

This is the very first post I wrote for Chrysalides (as the blog was titled at that time). Not all of the original posts and articles were migrated over to the new site, but I felt it was especially important to keep this one to mark a personal milestone, and as a reminder of were it all began.