Change your Thinking

If you have a habit of setting resolutions at the beginning of the year and then abandoning them a few days later, now is your chance to try something different. Imagine how the course of your life could change for the better if you followed through on your resolutions until you achieved your goals!

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Create a Mission Statement for Your Life

What is your purpose? If you’re like most people, you have no idea how to answer that question, because you’ve never considered it. That’s unfortunate. Companies have mission statements, and you should consider creating one for your own life. How can you make the best plans and decisions for yourself if you lack a mission statement?

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10 Ways to Simplify your Life

These days, it's easy to get overwhelmed by an overly complicated life. If you're looking for ways to gain control over your life or your current situation, consider simplifying. Simplifying your life can mean cutting unnecessary to-do list items, eliminating clutter from your home, fine-tuning your priorities, or otherwise gaining perspective on what truly matters to you.

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How to Eliminate Money Arguments in Your Marriage

Marital arguments about money have been going on since the invention of money. While all arguments can take their toll, disagreements over finances can be particularly distressing. Studies show that money issues are among the leading causes of divorce! This is a worthwhile subject to get under control. Not only will your finances improve, but your marriage will strengthen, too.

These steps can keep money arguments to a minimum.

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Are You Living In The Past?

Do you struggle to rise above any life challenges that come your way? Maybe you've gone from having plenty of money and a big house to living from paycheck to paycheck in a small apartment. Or perhaps you've experienced the loss of a relationship that devastated you but you've been able to bounce back and continue to live the life of your dreams.

However, if you find yourself feeling stuck looking back wistfully to earlier years, and wishing things could have remained "that way," you're probably living in the past.

If you notice you still suffer a lot of emotional pain over an upsetting event you experienced long ago, you might be stuck in your history and unable to move forward.

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How to Change Your Attitude

Our attitudes are often subconscious. They’re driven by things we learned in childhood about ourselves and the world, and by the experiences, we’ve had.

Knowing the difference between approaches that will propel you toward your goal and those that will circumvent or sabotage you will help you to get what you want. Develop the right attitude to “get there” in life. If you want to “get there” in life, then develop the right approach. Valiantly go after your goals and dreams.

Your attitude is your approach to life. It’s made up of a mindset, beliefs, and feelings that lead you to make choices.

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Do More of What You Love

With such busy schedules and a million and a half responsibilities, we easily forget to do the things that we love. In our society, being productive and keeping busy is prioritized and often associated with success. But endless tasks, back to back and day after day, sap our happiness and drain our energy. Energy we often fail to replenish, leaving us feeling empty and tired.

Download my free worksheet to get started doing more of what you love.

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Set Yourself FREE with These 10 Tips

A wise person once told me that holding onto pain and suffering won't fix anything, and that’s why I am such a passionate advocate for letting go. I believe that we all have the power and potential to live our best lives, but making that future a reality can be impossible if we are still living in the past.

“To let go does not mean to get rid of. To let go means to let be. When we let be with compassion, things come and go on their own.” –Jack Kornfield

Find out how to let go and set yourself free with this list of my personal suggestions.

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How to Quit Unhealthy Behavioral Patterns in a Relationship

The Enabler is a classic Rescuer, especially in a close relationship or marriage. But being an Enabler can be a challenging mindset to shift from, especially if you think you are being a natural-born caretaker or a supportive spouse. The good news is that you do not need to let completely go of these supportive qualities, but rather shift them into a different place and move into the role of a Coach

Find out how you can make this successful transformation and escape the Dreaded Drama Triangle!

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Are you a victim?

This week on the Inner Circle, we are exploring the role of "the Victim" in the Dreaded Drama Triangle. This is a particularly interesting (and sensitive) topic, as one of the main characteristics of the Victim is to always remain blameless. But there is hope in the Creator! Learn how to transform this challenging personality into one that is powerful and empowering.

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Stress Scale Manager

Identify your triggers. Once you know where your stress is coming from—a relationship, kids, a workload— you can sometimes reduce or prevent the stress. After giving the matter some focused thought, you can recognize sensible steps to change the situation. Even if changing the trigger isn’t possible, a shift in perspective may help alleviate stress. For example, if your husband is irritating you, stepping back and adjust your expectations may allow you to keep your composure. 

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