What worked….

What didn’t?  I learned in counseling, one of the important things to do after a stressful event is to acknowledge what I did well.  Too often I totally dismiss what worked.  By focusing in on what parts of my plan worked I can build on these strengths.  I also need to acknowledge what didn’t work. …

Year End

Reviewing life at the end of the year, between Christmas and New Year is an ideal time for me to think about what happened this past year.  It is easy to get bogged down in the crumby stuff, the conversations that turned ugly, fears that got the upper hand, and generally a beat-myself-up session can…