With good intentions as 2018 started, I was unfortunately unsuccessful with keeping up these posts. In the midst of opening my own practice, adjusting to a move in residence, and just life in general, keeping up meant creating some necessary boundaries with my time and commitments. Though I have missed this blog, it is a … Continue reading Revitalized for 2019!
With how hectic life can be during the week, you may find yourself saying "I am so thankful it is the weekend!" But as the weekend moves by, you may find yourself complaining it wasn't long enough, complaining you had too many obligations, complaining you wasted the weekend, and on and on. By Sunday you … Continue reading Weekend gratitude.
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.
Comparing yourself to others is another way to incite negativity into your life. Make a list of the qualities you use to compare yourself to others… be honest. Is it attractiveness, wealth, strength, intelligence, generosity, balance, desirability, capability, superiority, accomplishment? Look at your list. Are these the qualities you are insecure about in your own … Continue reading Comparisons.
Based on our multiple thoughts each day, we make hundreds of choices that impact our wellbeing. Some of these thoughts are made with impulse or based on negativity, against our true values and desires, or to please or go along with someone else versus what we want or need. The first step to change the … Continue reading Bad habits.