I used to think that in order to be successful doing what I love - I would have to hustle 24/7. Coming from a non-profit world, where the work never stopped, just when you thought you were done, more was thrown on your plate. That’s what I lived for almost 17 years since graduating college.… Continue reading It’s Not About The Hustle
Beware of the messages you keep sending to your mind Your thoughts aren’t always the absolute truth - your perception of reality is just that, a perception! How many times have you thought to yourself “It would be so nice to talk to someone about what I’m going through, my thoughts, my feelings” And… Continue reading What Messages Do You Send To Yourself?
Feeling stressed? Who isn’t these days right?? Here are a few simple things you can do that will help you manage the high level of anxiety humanity as a whole is currently experiencing. 1. Do a calming activity: yoga, walking, visualization, meditation, a relaxing bath or shower. Think about things that help you feel calmer… Continue reading Five Tips To Help Manage Your Stress
Unrealistic expectations can lead to frustration and giving up altogether. Make your goals more modest to increase your chances of being successful
Healthy foods are healthy, and unhealthy foods are unhealthy – no matter how much fat they do or don’t have in them.
A lack of exercise can lead to loss of muscle mass and lower metabolism. On the other hand, too much exercise is neither healthy nor effective, and it may lead to severe stress.
Consuming too many calories can stop you from losing weight. On the other hand, too few calories can make you ravenously hungry and reduce your metabolism and muscle mass.
Has this ever happened to you? You finally decide to make some drastic changes to your eating habits and increase your exercise, you're consistent and doing everything right - but that number on the scale just won't budge!
Losing excess weight and keeping it off is HARD. I remember when I first started on my weight loss journey, I had such a hard time losing weight initially that I almost gave up. I didn't see or feel immediate results for about a month - even when I thought I was doing everything "right"
Let me start out by saying that as much as we all feel that we can do it all - we can't! You may go through periods of time where you feel super-human, have lots of energy and feel like you can accomplish all the things on your to do list on top of taking care of little humans. However, there is only so long you can go, go, go until you eventually crash.
Being a mom is the most rewarding things in the world, but it can also often be a very lonely place to be. We often feel like we lose our individual identities after becoming a parent and live our lives to serve others.
When was the last time you did something just for the enjoyment of doing it? Not because someone NEEDS you to do it for them, but because it's something you really want to do.
This weeks post is about the importance of spending time alone. As busy moms, alone time is very precious and we may not have an opportunity for large chunks of it, but ANY alone time is better than nothing at all
Do you ever wake up feeling like it's Ground Hog day, every day is the same routine with one ultimate goal: keep the tiny humans alive!
Do Full Moons Really Affect Our Behavior? People who believe that Moon phases affect human behavior point out that the human body is about 60% water. If the phase of the Moon can affect ocean tides, and even cause a bulge in the Earth's crust, surely it would exert an effect of human beings
A dream written down with a date becomes a goal, a goal broken down into steps becomes a plan, a plan backed by action becomes reality.
There are a few simple ways you can practice gratitude, pick one or all five and make this practice consistent. Practice gratitude daily and you will notice results in how you feel very soon.
Your home environment plays a crucial role in your health and happiness physically, mentally, and emotionally. Your home environment is not only the place where you wake up each morning but also the environment that surrounds you throughout the day
Self-discipline is the ability to control yourself and to make yourself work hard or behave in a particular way without needing anyone else to tell you what to do.
I know what you're thinking, you want me to quit doing things instead of trying new things? Yes!!! But hear me out! Sometimes we keep doing the same things over and over again expecting different results. Didn't Einstein say that was the definition of insanity? Our minds are so ingrained in our daily habits, that… Continue reading Things to QUIT Doing if You Want to Feel More Satisfied
Picture a big glass goblet filled to the halfway mark with water. How do you see it—half-full or half-empty? Consistently finding the glass half-empty—and the world as a difficult place— is a hallmark of negativity. Research has found that a negative outlook can contribute to everything from depression, to heart disease, to lowered immune system… Continue reading Positive Mind, Positive Life
In the realm of self-care, the options are limitless. The key is to identify which areas of your life need attention and engage in activities that support you on a regular basis. You may find that what works for you changes over time. Perhaps you recognize a need for connections at some point, so your daily exercise goes from a solo run to a walk with a friend.
I ask because sometimes we overeat to help distract us from emotional pain. Have you noticed that sometimes when you overeat you’re not hungry at all?
I will be the first to admit that I totally stretch myself thin - thinking that I can take on ALL THE THINGS and get them all done. I always talk to my clients about watching out for signs of burn out - would be pretty hypocritical if I didn't follow my own advice, right???… Continue reading Why Is It So Hard To Accept Our Limits??
Feeling like your life is out of balance? The secret is to do more of what you want and less of what you don't want
Stress refers to your body's response to challenges that it may face. Stressors can include anything from work, to family life, to relationships, to major life events or changes. Stress can be physical, mental or emotional Let's face it, we ALL have stress in out lives on a daily basis, there is no escaping it.… Continue reading How Do You Respond to Stress?
When was the last time you felt truly rested after a good night's sleep? If you answered anything other than "this morning", they you should definitely read on
Time management awareness tools to help keep yourself accountable and reduce procrastination
Learn the difference between healthy and unhealthy fats
Tips on how to cook beans
Dehydration can be a cause of numerous health concerns that people don't even realize are happening to them, usually leading to multiple medical appointments and tests that yield no answers for them. Things like headaches, fatigues, dizziness, bloating, skin issues - just to name a few.
Below are 9 steps you can begin to take to help you improve your health. Pick one step to work on at a time, pick one that feels most attainable, then move on to the next when you are ready
What comes to mind when you hear the word collaboration? If I'm being completely honest, I never thought of myself as someone who would ever participate in a project that required me to collaborate and work together with multiple people. See, I am an introvert, I like working alone, I'm more of a mindset that… Continue reading The Beauty Of Collaboration With Like Minded People
In order to make long lasting life changes, it is important to change your mindset