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Can You Feel Vulnerable and Valuable Simultaneously?

WHAT DOES IT MEAN TO BE LOVABLE? What does it mean to you? Kittens are lovable. Babies are lovable, too, because they just are who they are. No one has to wonder if a baby's hiding how they really feel. Can you keep your sense of who you are so you…

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How Do You Love?

“HOW DO I LOVE THEE? LET ME COUNT THE WAYS…” -Sonnets from the Portuguese 43 The title comes from the first line of a love poem by Elizabeth Barrett Browning. She goes on to explain, most beautifully-- "How Do You Love Somebody So They Know They…

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Guiding Your Children Toward Living Happy and Successful Lives

Photo Credit: Bruno Nascimento, Unsplash.com Perceptions of Your Children Guide Both Your Behavior (and Theirs!) If you have your own children or care for children, what do you want to keep doing to guide them? What do you want to change? When you…

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Is Your Life as Organized as Your Closet?

Photo Credit: Shanna Camilleri, Unsplash.com COULD YOUR CLOSET ORGANIZATION BE A METAPHOR FOR YOUR LIFE?  When you organize yourself, what should you keep, throw away, or celebrate? Who you are is all around you. Some people think it can even be…

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243: Life as a “Check Minus” – Raechel Anderson Dressler

Imagine being that kid in school who loved to help others, innocently over contributed, and being labeled as disruptive, simply because you wanted to contribute, but instead got told, “You’re not paying attention.” Before you know it, your life has…

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How’s the Balance Between the Work You Love and the Ones You Love?

Photo Credit: Dawid Sobolewski, Unsplash.com Work-Life Balance in the New Year YOU JUST GOT A PROMOTION AND A RAISE! WILL YOU HAVE TO PAY FOR IT AT HOME? Does any of this sound familiar? Abigail was proud that she could balance the administrative…

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241: Loving Bravely A Bold Move – Dr. Alexandra Solomon

Let’s jump right to the truth – Real love starts with you. In order to attract a life partner and build a healthy intimate relationship, you must first become a good partner to yourself. However, many of us enter into romantic relationships…

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2018: On Times of Transition…

This week on Undue Anxiety, Julie and are talking about how 2018 will be a year of change and transition for our family.  Our son, George, will be graduating from college, and Julie's parents are transitioning into a retirement community. Along with…

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Simple Goal-Setting With Clear Communication and the 5-Year Snap!

Photo Credit: Toa Heftiba, Unsplash.com THE FIVE-YEAR SNAP What will your New Year's business goals do to change your life? It was the day for setting the annual goals. Abigail had been doing a good job as the director of a shelter for homeless…

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