Embracing Imperfection

Embracing Imperfection - I am a work in progress

Embracing Imperfection — A Key to Conquering Anxiety! There’s more pressure than ever before to get things right in every part of your life, to be perfect. Gadgets, apps, and advice on how to be your very best all the time surround us. But that’s such an illusion. No one can be perfect; it just […]

Generalized Anxiety Disorder – Overcoming Worry

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Generalized Anxiety Disorder – Overcoming Worry ‘Greta’ is a “worry wart” or at least that’s the reputation she has with her friends, family, and coworkers. A married 57-year-old mother of two adult sons, a senior partner in an accounting firm, a committed community activist, and a prospective grandmother expecting her first grandchild, even Greta describes […]

Social Anxiety

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‘Marcia’ was painfully shy, or at least that’s how she’d always thought of herself. Even as a child she had always felt nervous, especially around other kids. She remembers feeling quite lonely then, with only one close friend and living in fear that attention would be drawn to her in the classroom. Suffering with Social […]

Self-Love and Cookies – A Journey

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Self-Love and Cookies I’m sitting here reflecting on the true meaning and application of self-love. But I think about this a lot. In fact, I’ve dedicated my life and career to the exploration and implementation of self-love, coming from a foundation of not having any. Truth be told, it’s rare for any one of us […]

Why Working Hard Screws You Over

Why Working Hard Screws You Over

If you’ve ever tried to take a toy away from a kid, they’ll hold on to dear life and put up a fight to keep it. This is a classic fight response that comes from the survival state. And as an adult you have the same exact response as that toddler, except now you fight […]

3 Ways You’re Blocking Success

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3 Ways You’re Blocking Success You DESERVE Are you successful? If you are, fan-freakin-tastic! I’m very happy for you! For everyone else, why don’t you have the success you crave? For many people, they say it’s because of “external circumstances” or “bad luck”.  Insert your favorite excuse here. Well, I hate to break it to […]

How to Improve Focus

How to Improve Focus

In our lives today, we are busier than ever before. We think technology has streamlined many tasks, but instead, we are given more tools that give us more and more to do with less time to do it. We are stressed and overwhelmed. The phrase “time management” has become taboo, since it implies there are […]

Positive Mindset

Positive Mindset

Some people are all-in to having a positive mindset. Some are so into it that it almost seems like woo-woo stuff to the people who have a more negative mindset. Trust me, this is not some woo-woo method for finding your inner bliss, nor does it require you to scale a mountain and sit cross-legged […]

Decluttering Your Mind

Declutter Your Mind

Decluttering your mind and becoming organized starts with one important but easily-overlooked step. You need to declutter your mental state. If your home and office are cluttered and disorganized, chances are your mind is too. Mental clutter is restless, moving from brooding over the past to worrying about the future. It’s going through your mental […]