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Why is it so hard to live in the present moment?
Linda Arnold

Why is it so hard to live in the present moment?

By on Aug 11, 2017 in Featured, Self Fulfillment and Life Purpose

Yesterday is history. Tomorrow’s a mystery. Today is a gift. That’s why it’s called the present. If only we’d heed these wise words from cartoonist Bill Keane, we could experience such contentment in our lives! When you’re depressed, it’s because you’re living in the past. And when you’re anxious, it’s because you’re living in the future. We’ve all heard about the...

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What Does Your Body Language Reveal About You?

What Does Your Body Language Reveal About You?

By on Jul 3, 2017 in Featured, Relationships and Communication

Those darting eyes. That clenched fist. Those folded arms. Did you know your body language is saying much more than the words you’re speaking? In fact, it comprises 60-70% of your communication, according to body language expert, Kevin Hogan, Psy.D. So, are you sure you’re sending the right message? Some body language is positive, and some is negative. Positive body...

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Are You Kind of Watering Down Your Message?
Linda Arnold

Are You Kind of Watering Down Your Message?

By on Jun 2, 2017 in Featured, Relationships and Communication

Pop quiz:  what are three of the most ineffective phrases you could use? If your list includes the following, you’re in good company:  kind of, sort of, like, really, try to, should be, you know. If you matched three of these, you win a case of Eskimo pies and a year’s supply of Rice-a-Roni.  (I sort of made that last part up). Kind of, Sort Of We often dilute...

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You Just Can’t Reason With Some People – Here’s Why
Linda Arnold

You Just Can’t Reason With Some People – Here’s Why

By on May 12, 2017 in Featured, Relationships and Communication

Chances are you have someone in your life that seems to sap every ounce of energy you have. No matter what you do, they show up time and time again – with some urgent need that requires you to drop what you’re doing and pay attention to them. Healthy Boundaries Don’t Work All you have to do is set some healthy boundaries, right?  Well, that may work with most folks,...

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Facing Your Fears, One Eggshell at a Time
Linda Arnold

Facing Your Fears, One Eggshell at a Time

By on Apr 27, 2017 in Behavioral Change, Featured

We all have our strengths – and our weaknesses The problem comes when we buy into the opinions of others – and let their voices drown ours out. How many stories have you heard about children who were told they weren’t good at something – and never bothered to pursue it? Obviously, we can’t be good at everything. And it’s helpful to play to our strengths and to know...

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Can You Catch a Bad Mood?
Linda Arnold

Can You Catch a Bad Mood?

By on Apr 14, 2017 in Featured, Relationships and Communication

So, you’re starting off your day. Random thoughts are running through your mind – about what lies ahead. Then it’s off to the races! Routine tasks like brushing your teeth and taking a shower are breeding grounds for ideas – both positive and negative. Usually, this takes place without other encounters. So you have the opportunity to create your own mindset....

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