Author: Dr. Lori Whatley

I promise, if you don't put food in your mouth, you won't get fat. This much I know to be certain. If you don't believe me, try it and see. Someone wrote in to me and asked me to blog about weight loss. Ughh, who wants to talk about that, not...

I was thinking today, what difference would it make in the world, if each of us pick one person in need and support them?  What if we help them in the ways they most need , after getting to know them, and making this determination? What a difference we could...

Forest Gump says," life is like a box of chocolates".  I also think it is like cashew chicken, when you only get one cashew. Lots of options for how to deal with the cashew less chicken it seems. Obviously, it really got me thinking, and it parallels much of life. You...

Where we are in our lives is directly related to choices we've made. Everyday we get to make many choices and these choices define us. One of my favorite theorist , Carl Jung said, I am not what happened to me, I am what I choose to become. We...

Love is the four letter word that can make all of our lives richer. Speakers speak about it. Writers write about it. We even have a Holiday one day of the year to celebrate it. The love word can be so scary . What if we are vulnerable and love...

Much of my time at work is spent helping others learn to let go. Seems like the antithesis of the American Dream, right? We spend so many of our days and hours and minutes gathering. That's what we think we are supposed to do . That's how we make our...

What if it is true that our thoughts determine the trajectory of our lives ? What if our thoughts determine our level of happiness and satisfaction ? This means we should be intentional about what we think , its obviously significant. Our minds are capable of so much more than we...

Are you addicted to social media? Has your life become unmanageable due to your electronic gadgets and are you constantly searching social media sites? Are you powerless over having the ability to limit your time scrolling through social networking sites? Social media has become a prevalent part of modern society....

Im old enough to have had to forgive many people in my life time. Some who were sorry, some , not so much. Many have had to forgive me as well. Its a significant part of life. I believe the forgiveness we receive is directly related to the forgiveness we...

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