(Photo from Instagram, by @kate.lavie) This may sound a little counterintuitive, but sometimes I can’t even tell when I’m stressed out. (I know, it’s one of my super-powers.) For some people, it is instantly apparent to them when they are overwhelmed or stressed out. This is not the case for me. My stress has more of
You know the saying “happiness is a choice?” Personally, I’m a little skeptical of the phrase. People talk about happiness like it’s a static state of mind. But, like most things in life, it’s quite temporary. Happiness comes and goes. So while we can choose happiness in one moment, the next moment we may not
I don’t know about you, but sometimes keeping an open mind for me is nearly impossible. (It is especially impossible for those of us who have a tendency to believe we’re always right.) If I have an expectation about how an experience is going to go down, I have little reason to change that expectation. (After
Welcome back for Episode 2, y’all! *not from the south, just a really handy word I enjoy using.* Today’s episode covers negative self-talk. I define it, give active steps you can take to challenge it, and give some examples to help you grasp it. So hold on to your hats, people! (I’m not really sure
Today I’m testing a new series I’m calling “therapy hacks,” where I breakdown a technique that is quick and easy to implement starting NOW. Let me start by saying this: there is nothing that can replace therapy, and this is not meant to. However, I think there are TONS of tips and tricks one
Do you ever have times in your life when days or weeks seem to fly by, stuffed to the gills with projects, social events, vacations, etc? Its easy to get lost in the chaos of it all, whether that chaos is good or bad. My life has been I N S A N E lately
You’re not alone.
How does negative self-talk affect you, AND your daughter?