Browsing Tag: Why

Why Is Exquisite Self-Care a Necessity?

  I used to subscribe to the notion that self-care wasn’t sexy.  As a perfectionist and high-achiever, I focused my time and energy on what I could accomplish and give to others, rather than looking inward to my own needs.  For years this worked just fine (give…

Why Is It So Hard to Make Good Choices?

  Why Aren’t “Good” Choices Easy? How many times have you struggled with a decision, knowing exactly what the right option was, only to find yourself unconsciously and irresistibly drawn in the other direction?  Even when armed with facts, persuasive statistics, or solid reasons, why does the desire to…

Why Does Hope Matter?

  What is Hope?     Over the holidays, the concept of hope spans many situations: children are hoping for presents or snow, parents are hoping to pay all the bills that come later, and religious communities talk about the virtues of this simple word.  But what does it actually mean…

Why Do Gifts Matter?

  To Give Or Not To Give…That’s the Question.   In this era of rampant consumerism, where more is always better, have you ever paused to re-consider your stance on holiday gift-giving? Current trends like minimalism encourage giving experiences, or even opting out of the process…

Why Do Questions Have the Power to Transform our Lives?

  By now you must be wondering why we’d choose to fill our minds with questions when so many people these days just want answers to guide and simplify their lives. There’s certainly no shortage of places claiming to have it all figured out.  Books, blogs…