Are you feeling too stressed too often? You know stress bad for you but you don’t see how you can get over the overwhelm? Stress is a problem for a lot of us professionals. We have to deal with work stress and life stress at the same time. Somehow we need to make money at our jobs, maintain our relationships, and keep ourselves healthy with the little free time that we have. It’s exhausting. But, this stress and overwhelm is exactly why we need to use mindfulness for ... Read More about Reduce Stress Permanently: How to Make Mindfulness a Habit
When you think of Thanksgiving, what do you picture? Is it the stuffing and gravy? Maybe you picture the delicious desserts. Or, you may think of the food coma you’ll be in later that night. If you think about it, a lot of people binge eat on Thanksgiving (honestly I’m one of them most years). But surprisingly, Thanksgiving can actually be very healthy for you. It’s a time to appreciate the people in your life and all the things you have to be grateful for. Practicing gratitude on ... Read More about Can Thanksgiving Actually Be Good For Your Health?
My anxiety flares up at the worst times. Oh I have an interview I need to nail, a important report due for my CFO or a presentation I need to give? Well, instead of acting like a super cool Finance Lady Boss, my anxiety attacks like to show up. I haven’t gotten to the point where I can’t breathe but my heart starts racing, my voice trembles, my brain stops being useful and I even cry sometimes (I hide this one). It’s embarrassing and detrimental to my quality of life so I had to find ways to ... Read More about Easy to Use Breathing Techniques for Anxiety
You ever see that movie Limitless where Bradley Cooper takes a magic pill to become insanely smarter which makes him wildly successful? Even if you haven’t, that’s basically the summary of the movie - without spoilers I swear! But seriously, how awesome does that sound? The great news is that you do have the ability to become smarter and grow your brain. Unfortunately for all of us lazy people out there, the solution isn’t a magic pill, it’s increasing neuroplasticity. So What Does ... Read More about 10 Surprising Ways to Grow Your Brain
I wish I was carefree and go with the flow all the time but sometimes life just stresses me out. You know those days where you just feel overwhelmed? Responsibilities keep piling up. That little voice in your head is going in a thousand different directions, telling you that you can’t get it all done. It’s hard to come up with a game plan to get through the day when all the voices in your head are telling you that it’s impossible. It’s times like these when I need to go to my secret weapon. ... Read More about How to Use Meditation for Stress Relief