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Category Archives: Awareness

The Low Buzz

The Low Buzz

I know I am in trouble and I know my anxiety has taken over when I get stuck on the to-do list loop.  From the moment I wake up to the moment I fall asleep I am running through my to-do list. Mentally calculating what needs to be done, when it needs to be done,… Continue Reading

Making Intentional Decisions: Questions to Ask Yourself.

Making Intentional Decisions: Questions to Ask Yourself.

One of my favorite words is intentional.  I believe that when we bring intention to our lives we can reduce anxiety and live happier.  Too often we make decisions from a place of obligation, should, guilt, or habit.  The most frequent compliment I receive from clients is that I help them get honest about their… Continue Reading

Spiraling Up

Spiraling Up

Ugh, life lessons!  I think most of us have a love hate relationships with life lessons. As we move through life we all have things we need to learn, forgiveness, shame resilience, relationships, jobs etc.  Sometimes the lesson is simple and sometimes it takes us years to master it. Something we tend to forget about… Continue Reading

If I am Self Compassionate I Won’t Accomplish Anything

If I am Self Compassionate I Won’t Accomplish Anything

This month for the Live Happier Book Club we are reading Self-Compassion: Stop Beating Yourself Up and Leave Insecurity Behind by Kristen Neff. According to Neff, a leading expert on Self Compassion, the definition of self compassion: “entails being warm towards oneself when encountering pain and personal shortcomings, rather than ignoring them or hurting oneself with… Continue Reading