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Breaking free from negative thoughts

I used to have severe anxiety. Back then when it was out of control, my number one strategy was to push people away. Anxiety sucks, but anxiety coupled with loneliness is even worse.

The truth is that the more you think about anxiety and loneliness the more anxious and lonely you are going to feel. If you or someone you love is stuck in that cycle than this quick daily practice is one thing you can do to break free.

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How to Stop Stressing and Get Things Done

When was the last time you felt lost in a sea of crap you had to get done?  If you are anything like me, then it was probably pretty recently. 

The experience of being overwhelmed and feeling like there aren’t enough hours in the day is something I think we can all relate to.  In fact, we’re collectively feeling it now more than ever.

Whether it is work, home, or other commitments, feeling squeezed in life takes a toll on both the body and mind. If you are tired of the overwhelm, then these easy steps are a must to bring you back to focused calm.

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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

Fast and effective trick to beat stress and anxiety

anxiousFeeling overwhelmed by stress and anxiety is a very personal experience.

In the past, when I had a lot of stress and anxiety in my day-to-day life, my stomach was always a mess.  Occasionally I would even have mini panic attacks. I’ll never forget the first time it happened.  I was on a business trip and had to pick up a rental car, something I had done countless times before.  There I was sitting in the parking garage when all of a sudden I felt completely overwhelmed. I couldn’t catch my breath and I had a tight feeling in my chest.  It was really frightening, but I was also embarrassed by my lack of control. Continue reading Fast and effective trick to beat stress and anxiety