I have noticed an amazing phenomenon since moving to Maine. There must be a fountain of youth somewhere nearby. No one gets old here! It’s true. People still have birthdays, their hair turns gray, and the years pass, but no one gets “old.” For instance, our neighbors next door are in their late sixties [...]
Archive for January, 2014
Would You Let Someone Else Talk to You Like That?
I’ll be honest with you, I would never let anyone else talk to me the way I do. That voice in my head that narrates my life and keeps a running commentary on my successes and failures – that voice says things to me that are totally unacceptable, and yet I let it keep talking. [...]
Knowing Your Limits
Hello, my name is Sooz and I am a recovering responsibility addict. For most of my life I believed, “if someone isn’t happy, it’s probably my fault.” “If something is wrong, I must have caused it.” “If things are not right, I probably failed to do something.” Somehow I felt responsible for everything and everyone. [...]
Begin With the End in Mind
I don’t know about you, but I kind of hate the New Year’s Resolution thing. I mean, it seems like a good idea to make resolutions for positive change but I never seem to get very far. I start strong, but before too long I run out of gas. A resolution just doesn’t keep me [...]