Multitasking is Impossible

Talking on the phone, making lunches, getting ready for work and tidying the house all at the same time. Or driving, putting on makeup, talking to a friend in the passenger seat and sipping coffee. Multitasking seems like a talent.

But...

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Reaction Vs Response

List one: A car is careening toward you. A bear is rampaging your family. An armed burglar has entered your home. Each of these situations are extremely stressful. 

List two: A co-worker gives you a rude comment. Your...

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Dealing With "What If?"

Anytime we want to try something new, we are confronted by our own thoughts of “What if…”

“What if it doesn’t work?”

“What if I fail?”

“What if the plan goes south?”

We tend to expect...

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The Right Way to Be Proud

Buttons popping off your chest when your child graduates. Smile gleaming and chest held high as you receive an award of recognition. Head bobbing and seat dancing to a song on the radio as you cruise in your shiny, new car. You are proud! But...

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Work-Life Balance is a Myth

“Don’t bring your work home with you.” This sounds nice. I strive to do this but unfortunately it is not really possible. 

I have one life. I can try to compartmentalize my life all I want (work life, home life,...

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Stress or Joy: Your Choice

Our dog recently decided to explore past the boundaries of our property and went missing. It was very stressful during that time but thankfully we found him safe and sound. But this made me question, “Why do we even have a dog? Why do we put...

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Look at Your Problems This Way

For most of us, we spend our days inside our own heads and inside of our own problems.  Imagine a rat going through a maze, seeing only the walls on either side, turning as the obstacles arise, and just being stuck inside this...

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Stress and Food

It seems that society’s opinion about food in general has changed.  It used to be that food was nourishment for the body, mind and soul. A family would gather around the table, eat wholesome, homemade food and bond over their meal...

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The Mindset You Need to Face Challenges

I have seen this tidbit of information from a few different sources, so this idea is not my own. However, it is so profound, I just had to share it with you!

This simple strategy can change so much for you. Are you ready to hear it?

“How...

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Don't Wait Until The New Year

I fail every year at actually following through with my New Year’s Resolution. The first few weeks I don’t do too bad. Maybe by the end of January, I am fumbling to find some sort of new rhythm. But by March… “What was my...

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