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How comfortable is your comfort zone?

Change is scary. It’s easier to keep things the same, even if they’re not so great. Change means that you have to become uncomfortable. Ugh! Nobody wants that. I know I don’t. Every time I get a new cell phone,  app, or download the latest Mac software, it’s a drama for me. I go through twenty minutes of anxiety before I hit the OK button. Maybe I should just stay uncomfortable, sip a cup of coffee and polish my nails while I wait for my slow-moving computer to make its next move. Sometimes I’m right. That new software messes with my computer making bigger problems. I downloaded Yosemite now I can’t open my photos. Now I have to download something…

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Please Don’t Label Me

How quick do you label someone else’s behavior? How do you react when someone is not acting the way you want them to? It’s easy to become annoyed with people. It’s reality. We annoy each other. But what do you do when you’re annoyed with someone? You probably get trapped into “always” thinking- Oh, why do they “always” do that? Before you know it, you’ve given someone a label that’s stuck in your mind. Those labels are sticky and they last. Labels also damage your relationships because you keep the person boxed in to that behavior. You expect them to act according to the label you’ve given them. Ironically, people do become what you see. The label becomes the only…

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