Author: Kristen Boice

Column: Psychology of ‘Star Wars

Commentary by Kristen Boice The first three original “Star Wars” movies offer some deep and meaningful lessons woven throughout the story line. It’s interesting to look at them from a psychological perspective.  Even if...

Are you at a crossroads?

Are you at a crossroads and feeling completely paralyzed because you don’t know which direction to take? We can feel stuck and afraid of making the wrong decision. We may feel overwhelmed with anxiety,...

What are your beliefs?

What drives your self-worth? What are the types of messages you tell yourself? Do you tell yourself things like, “You are fat, look at you! You are stupid. What is wrong with you? You...

Dig a little deeper

Do you look outside of yourself to feel better and find worthiness? Do you think if I look better, make more money, have a bigger house, lose weight, drive a nicer car, I would...

5 steps to more balance

Do you feel stressed, overwhelmed, anxious and tired? Do you feel out of balance? Are you worrying over things that you cannot control? Are you spending too much time doing things that are not...

Are you in denial?

Do you deny or minimize problems? Do you avoid conflict? Are you afraid to confront issues? Are you not sure how to communicate about difficult subjects? If you answered “yes” to any of these...

Are you in denial?

Do you deny or minimize problems? Do you avoid conflict? Are you afraid to confront issues? Are you not sure how to communicate about difficult subjects? If you answered “yes” to any of these...

Do you equip or enable others?

Do you tend to make excuses for the behavior or choices of others? Do you want to rescue or save others? Do you want to help people and end up feeling exhausted? Are you...

What brings you happiness?

What does happiness mean to you? Does it mean peace, loving and accepting yourself, stepping into your worth or something else? Stop and really think about the question. Figuring this out can be extremely...