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Is Your Inner Critic Working Overtime?

Is Your Inner Critic Working Overtime?

My inner critic is working overtime right now. I should pay her time and a half. She’s showing up to work early and not taking any breaks – not even for a smoke. (I imagine my inner critic to be an acerbic smoker with bad hair who heckles me with a raspy voice and has...

Why We Feel Triggered By Certain People – and How To Stop

Why We Feel Triggered By Certain People – and How To Stop

I need to start this post with a disclaimer: I love my family. I’m very close to them and they’ve always had my back. Having said that – often when I’m home, I feel about 50 lbs heavier and 20 years younger. And I know I’m not alone. Plenty of us feel “triggered” by...

Read This When You Don’t Feel Normal

Read This When You Don’t Feel Normal

Read This When You Don’t Feel Normal In my early 20’s I was figuring out what my life was and what it could be. I was questioning my education going forward, my career and the death of someone very close to me. I was also still figuring out who I was as a person. But...

Are You Worried About Being Selfish?

Are You Worried About Being Selfish?

Selfish. For some of my clients, "selfish" is a four-letter word. In our first session together, I get a feel for my clients' approach to rest and rejuvenation. I learn what boundaries they have in place so they can protect their energy. I listen to what their day...

Body Talk 101

Body Talk 101

The idea of listening to my body used to annoy me more than anything. My body had not been kind to me. After a recent multiple sclerosis diagnosis, my body felt like a full-on alien. I had no idea what it was saying besides "f-you". I couldn't predict anything and if...

When You’re Too Tired to Work (But Have to Anyway)

When You’re Too Tired to Work (But Have to Anyway)

This is a beautiful afternoon. I really want to go on a hike. There's a full list of things I want to accomplish in my business. I have big plans to conquer the week ahead. And...I'm tired. It may be something I ate at lunch. I may be fighting off a bug because there...

Can a Little Stress Be Helpful? [Episode 21]

Can a Little Stress Be Helpful? [Episode 21]

Health Mindset Podcast, Episode 21 We know what stress does to our body - sickness, systemic and hormonal problems, not to mention generally feeling like a basket case. But do you know what it does to your brain? There are big changes that happen to our brains under...

What Getting the Flu Taught Me About Health

What Getting the Flu Taught Me About Health

Health Mindset Podcast, Episode 20   Is there a sick mindset? This week I came face to face with just that. Getting sick is frustrating. I think that sentiment would even have bi-partisan support. But it happens because life happens. And sometimes we find...

The Sneaky Reason Why We Return to Old Habits

The Sneaky Reason Why We Return to Old Habits

Health Mindset Podcast, Episode 19 When we want to make lifestyle changes to get healthier, there's nothing more frustrating that falling back into old habits. We all have them. The ones that keep us on the couch instead of the gym, or keep us giving into cravings...