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Stop Procrastinating With This Easy Motivation Hack

Bit of a confession…I think we all know taxes are due really soon. I wonder how many of you have been procrastinating like me? Watching that deadline tick closer and closer knowing I have to do this. So I sit down to focus on expense reports, but there’s this incredible urge to check my notifications, do some dishes, walk the dog, or just about anything else. I know I’m supposed to be getting this done, but OMG did you see that last tweet??! What the hell??? Continue reading Stop Procrastinating With This Easy Motivation Hack

Easy steps to turn down anxiety

relaxed girl with no anxiety in museumWe all experience anxiety and stress. Worry can center on relationships, money, health, work, or even things we have absolutely no control over. Those times can feel very overwhelming.   Wouldn’t it be nice to have a few simple things you could do to turn down that response, letting your heart slow down and your body relax?  The truth is everyone has the ability to reduce stress and anxiety.  Here are some simple things you can do to unstick yourself from that old response, no matter what is going on around you. Continue reading Easy steps to turn down anxiety

How to improve your self-control

self-controlHow good is your self-control?

Yesterday evening, I attended an event on mindful eating given by the very inspiring health coach Rebecca Friedman, at The Urban Canning Company’s fabulous location on 4th St. (If you live in St Pete and haven’t been there already, you seriously need to check them out)

Rebecca spoke about the difference between emotional and mindful eating.  She also spoke about the importance of listening to your body.  This really got me thinking about why so many people feel that they have so little control. Continue reading How to improve your self-control

How to handle stress with self-hypnosis

meditation made easyHow many times when you’ve been stressed has someone told you to ‘just calm down’ or ‘be more positive’?  Anyone who follows me on Twitter or Instagram knows I love my inspirational quotes, but when you are truly feeling stressed out, it’s important to recognize it and take action.

Stress has a way of clouding your brain.  When you relax, it becomes easier to think more clearly, which can lead to better decision making. The more relaxed you feel, the more normalized other physical processes like sleep and digestion become.  Reducing stress can even increase your libido! Continue reading How to handle stress with self-hypnosis