Life in Balance

Forgiveness

24 Apr 2012 Posted by Susan V. Brewer in Balance, Coping Skills, Feelings, Self-Care

Part of creating balance in our lives is about knowing when we need to forgive ourselves and/or forgive others. Sometimes we can place high expectations on ourselves and we may fail to reach the goals we set. We need to give ourselves some space and…

Change

05 Apr 2012 Posted by Susan V. Brewer in Balance, Coping Skills

Most of struggle with change at some point in our lives. Change is relative to what is going on in our lives and what level of commitment we can make. It takes courage to change things about yourself that you may not like and a…

Life Isn’t Fair

05 Feb 2012 Posted by Susan V. Brewer in Balance, Coping Skills, Feelings

Sometimes life seems wonderful and other times it seems so overwhelming and difficult. What I find helpful is to recognize that life is what it is at times and that you have to do the best that you can to deal with what life gives…

Confrontation

08 Jan 2011 Posted by Susan V. Brewer in Balance, Coping Skills, Feelings, Relationships

Most people do not like this word because it implies conflict, argument, disagreement, quarrel or a war of words. It makes one uncomfortable knowing that they will have to “deal with” someone or “face up to” some situation. We worry about how the other person…