Set Intentions Not Resolutions in the New Year

The end of December is always about reflection. Intentional contemplation on the year that's now gone; everything that happened, everyone, you met and everything you accomplished. Generally, this reflection provokes the creation of a “New Years Resolution”- the idea that in this new year you will bring fundamental changes to your life that will make the next year better. Resolutions are beneficial because they help us recognize we need change, but most people don't make realistic or attainable resolutions. Take a second look at what you're planning for the New Year.   Intentions instead of Resolutions I use the word…

My pledge to stay clean

My Pledge to Stay Clean

My Pledge to Stay Clean We’ve all heard it from friends and colleagues. “I’m going to “eat clean,” or ”I’m going to clean up my act,” or simply, “I’m cleaning out my closet once and for all!” What do all of these statements have in common? They all represent changes people want to make to improve their lifestyles, get healthy, and get rid of both physical and mental clutter. We’re all faced with a tsunami of advice in the form of well-meaning articles, coaching advice, and assorted online classes. All of these sources seem to offer the secret sauce for…