Overwhelm.

Everyone likely knows what it feels like to be overwhelmed. Often a feeling of overwhelm can be paralyzing in terms of getting through your typical routine, and certainly can drive you in the opposite direction of your goals. Frequent overwhelm is a sign something needs to change. The more you listen to your mind and … Continue reading Overwhelm.

Psych yourself up.

Whether to get started or keep going through a workout, sticking to a meal plan, or getting ready for the week ahead, mindset plays a huge role in how much energy we have to help us through. A negative mindset can zap energy, whereas a positive mindset has the power to create it. I believe … Continue reading Psych yourself up.

Practice self-care.

Practicing regular self-care is key to managing stress. As you begin to slow down and take time for yourself, even in small increments, you will become more self-aware. This will serve you well with understanding what you need to feel healthy and strong each day, or notice when your mind and/or body are not doing … Continue reading Practice self-care.

When you cannot sleep…

Sleep is incredibly important to health, but sometimes it feels impossible to come by. I personally know life is overwhelming and my stress is high when I am not sleeping well - this tells me something needs to change. Lee Crutchley created a neat book titled The Nocturnal Journal as a "late night exploration of what's really … Continue reading When you cannot sleep…

Create a plan for success.

This is a wonderfully detailed article from Experience Life with a step-by-step plan for self-evaluation and creating a plan that works for you. The more we understand why we want a goal, the more likely to make it last. Having a specific plan will make it that much more likely you will stick with it. Take … Continue reading Create a plan for success.