Ever notice how you can be showered with compliments all day long, but when you receive one negative comment, you find you can't stop obsessing about it? This is your negativity bias taking the driver's seat. It's not a bad thing as you'll see in today's exercise, but if it is the only lens you see the world through, you're probably not going to be a ton of fun to be around.
Routines? Rituals? Isn't it all just semantics? Short Answer: Kind of. And to be completely honest with you, I don't care what you call it. What matters most is the intention behind what you're doing. Let's break it down. When I'm talking to clients about their routines, they usually bring up mindless acts - the things they "go through … Continue reading From Ritual To Routine: Making The Mundane Mindful
Stress is a complex emotion. It's actually more than an emotion. It's a physiological response the body has to a stressor, and a stressor can be anything -- our bodies don't discriminate. Types of Stressors Whether it is a stressor we create in our minds (I don't have time to do all the things!), put … Continue reading Stress Basics: What you need to know to live your best life.
If you're anything like me, most mornings you hustle out the door so fast that you're lucky if you remember to grab the coffee you brewed for yourself. 🤦 Some mornings will be like that, and that, of course, is ok. That's life. But whenever possible, consciously starting our morning with a calming routine we've … Continue reading Why Are Routines So Important?
Since I was going on about the importance of a morning and evening routine in my last post, I figured it only fair to share what my summertime routine looks like (more about winter months here). I hope this inspires you to create a morning routine that energizes and an evening routine that relaxes you. … Continue reading My Routines: Summer 2019