Peace of Mind. It just might BE the best present we can give ourselves – at Christmas – and at any other time.
by Holly Myers
It’s surely a gift I desire for myself this holiday season – and writing this blog is one way to deepen that peace, give that gift to myself – and – offer it to you.
In August I’d published my first blog – about The Courage to be Ourselves. I cited Mister Rogers as one of my inspirations. And then I lost my courage. I see many nasty remarks in response to columns and opinions posted online. I didn’t want to subject myself to the possibility of such attacks – and it’s a whole lot simpler to NOT put in the time and effort to be expressed – so I silenced myself.
How we treat one another – and ourselves – matters deeply
As a mental health professional I am acutely aware that how we treat one another – and ourselves – matters deeply. We each need a safe place to be heard, to explore our thoughts, and to find new perspective, inspiration and courage for action that’s congruent with our highest values.
How to Answer a Question
Options Your Mother Probably Didn't Teach You!
or How to Say What You Mean Without Getting Mean!
by Holly Myers
Did you know?
When someone asks you a question, you have a range of answers to choose from:
Start by taking a breath and scanning your mind for your options.
There are 4 basic choices:
Let’s say the question is:
Are you available on Thursday at about 7 PM?
Megan and I are going to the mall and thought you might like to join us.