Everyone will experience grief in our lifetime; there is no way around this. Since no two people are the same, we all deal with grief in our own way. Some people cry, others become isolated, and some of us find solace in remembering what caused the grief.
How often have you heard a person say, “I’m so anxious” or “I’m just so worried about…”? Or what about the catch phrase “I have butterflies every time I think about…”? These statements are associated with very common emotions that we all feel from time to time – especially when we embark upon a new venture or lifestyle change.
Believe it or not, everyone experiences the “blues” from time to time. In fact, it is a normal part of life. When you think about all of life’s stressors such as losing your job, losing a close friend or family member, or dealing with a wayward child, you have reason to feel temporarily weighed down.
I have always been a rather optimistic person. More times than not, I see the glass half full instead of half empty. But, being a generally positive person does not mean that following one's goals, dreams, or ideas always come easy. Like most of us, the little critic in my head kept me planted solidly – literally holdin...