Cognitive Dissonance III

I’ve been writing about cognitive dissonance lately, on Live to Write–Write to Live, a group blog I’m a part of with 7 other writers. You can check out those blog posts here and here. I thought I was done thinking about—and writing about—cognitive dissonance for...

Out of My Comfort Zone

Lately, the concept of “comfort zone” has come up with multiple clients during multiple conversations. I used to think getting out of your comfort zone meant making a drastic change. Over the years I’ve come to see that if we can get out of our comfort zones in very...

Awake and Aware Eating

A couple of weeks ago, my husband and I decided to give up carbs and sugar—for three weeks. My husband has done this before; I never have. It’s now been two weeks, and I’m still off the sugar and the carbs. The first week was difficult as I had a hard time figuring...

To Send or Not to Send

I’ve been doing a lot of things that scare me lately. I’ve been speaking up and speaking out more than ever before. Even though I have thoughts like: What are they going to think of me? What if they don’t like me? What if I’m wrong?