“Life is not a problem to be solved, but a reality to be experienced.” ~ Søren Kierkegaard


Happiness is a state of being, in spite of the struggles and challenges that we encounter in life. To experience happiness is to have experiential knowledge of sorrow, loss, and heartache and to embrace the flow of life; as it was, as it is, and as it may yet be.

Well-Being Moment

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Stop Living in Your Feels

By: Donna R. Wood, Wellness Coach When I was in my mid-20s, I had the most amazing LadyBoss, in every sense of the word. I looked up to her and studied how she managed her professional life. We were having a conversation one day, and she said, “It’s never personal. This is business. If you want …

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Resiliency Requires Experience

By: Donna R. Wood, Existential Coach The one thing in life that I know is true is that one must know who one is, before they can create any type of life that is filled with meaning and purpose. A life of meaning and purpose doesn’t come wrapped in a Zen experience or regulated schedule. …

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The Wheels on the Bus

By: Donna R. Wood, Existential Coach Betrayal never comes from your enemies. It always comes from those who are closest to you; family, friends, and even co-workers. For those who are young, confident, and ambitious, what I am about to say may save you a lot of time and heartache: Everyone gets thrown under the …

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