Category: regrets

  • Guidance for Growth: How to Forgive and Live Without Regrets

    Guidance for Growth: How to Forgive and Live Without Regrets

    “New beginnings are often disguised as painful endings.” ~Lao Tzu Once believed to be conflict-free, our relationship disintegrated on a fateful evening in May 2007, revealing the facade of our supposed happiness. We always said, “We’ll be all right because we never fight.” Well, that belief shattered on my dad’s fifty-fourth birthday. What was supposed…

  • Finding Happiness When Your Big Dreams Didn’t Come True

    Finding Happiness When Your Big Dreams Didn’t Come True

    “Everyone who gives up a serious childhood dream—of becoming an artist, a doctor, an engineer, an athlete—lives the rest of their life with a sense of loss, with nagging what-ifs.” ~Glenn Kurtz Childhood dreams are a funny thing, aren’t they? Our adolescent years are filled with nearly unlimited imagination of what we can achieve growing…

  • How to Find Peace When Your Mind Is Restless

    How to Find Peace When Your Mind Is Restless

    “Within you, there is a stillness and a sanctuary to which you can retreat at any time and be yourself.” ~Hermann Hesse When I work with people who are suffering from anxiety, fear, grief, or other challenging issues, I like to take them through a simple exercise I call “The Noticing Exercise.” It’s my first…