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Iceberg Beliefs

How To Stay Resilient After A Tragedy

meQuilibrium | Posted 06.27.2016 | Healthy Living

While tragedies happen every day, events like the Orlando shooting are acutely frightening. Terrorism rattles our sense of security and orderliness. It unsettles us all the more because we can't distinguish ourselves from those affected: they were simply going about their daily lives.

How to Fight Fair Over Finances

meQuilibrium | Posted 04.13.2016 | Healthy Living

The key to lessening these woes lies in figuring out your values around money, so that money tensions can be approached from a place of clarity and calm. Here are three tips to ensure a fair fight over finances.

The Damaging Belief That's Keeping You From Finding Calm

Posted 02.04.2015 | Healthy Living

For the next 30 days, GPS for the Soul and meQuilibrium are providing you tips on how to live a healthier, happier and stress-free life. See the previ...

Why Those Who Embrace Leisure Get More Done

meQuilibrium | Posted 11.20.2014 | Healthy Living

I believe people when they tell me their lives are unmanageably busy. But I also have seen that what people believe about leisure and relaxation has a far greater impact on their well-being than a packed calendar alone.

The 2 Beliefs That Keep You Stuck In A Stress Cycle

meQuilibrium | Posted 07.09.2014 | Healthy Living

There wasn't one person who graced that stage who didn't, at one time or another, think, "This is too much. I can't handle it." And everyone who has come around the bend of that stress-induced despair didn't do it by beating stress or "winning," but by changing their mindset.

How To Kick Your Procrastination Habit

meQuilibrium | Posted 03.25.2014 | Healthy Living

How will your life, your career, your relationships suffer as a result of inaction? Remind yourself that it's not just about how hard this or that task is -- it's about putting real effort into a thing you care about. And I promise you, there's no better reward than that.

3 Holiday Expectations We Need To Let Go

meQuilibrium | Posted 02.02.2014 | Healthy Living

When you make gratitude a practice and express it to others, you shore up your own sense emotional well-being. Gift-giving can then be what it really is: a small sweet moment in a long rich life.

How To Stop Being A Control Freak

meQuilibrium | Posted 11.14.2013 | Healthy Living

Put someone else in charge. Yup. Do the thing you can't imagine. Hand over responsibility -- for a project, a trip, a party -- and instead of masterminding everything, go along for the ride.

Why Your Emotions Get So Out Of Whack

meQuilibrium | Posted 10.03.2013 | Healthy Living

They're called iceberg beliefs because only the tip is in our conscious awareness. The rest lies under water, below the level of awareness. Like a real iceberg, these thoughts can be difficult to steer around and can even sink the ship.

How To Cut Back On Fear-Based Thinking

meQuilibrium | Posted 07.30.2013 | Healthy Living

I've lived too much of my life in reaction to fear: Fear of being hurt, of being embarrassed, of not being good enough. It has kept me from being as strong as I could be. It's contributed to a life riddled with anxiety and straitjacketed by stress.