Category: Mindfulness

I’ve always been passive. I don’t take risks. I sit back and I avoid confrontation. Lately, though, I’ve made some changes and I have started putting myself out there and taking some risks. Small risks, but for me they are definitely risks.

Take the Risk

 

take the risk

So why should you take the risk? I have this quote hanging up in my bedroom as a reminder:

“Everything you want is on the other side of fear.”

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I’m back!! It has been awhile since I last posted but starting this week that’s going to change. Life was busy and as a way to avoid feeling overwhelmed, I decided to take a step back from the blog. I’m sorry that I didn’t share with you my plans for a break. At the time I figured it would be a few weeks but I ended up needing more time to get one chapter finished before I could start looking forward and planning for the future.

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It’s hard to believe that it is already April!! This year is flying by! Right now I am in the home stretch of my Masters program, so I am juggling final assignments, with my practicum and the blog. Plus, you know, trying to have a life and continue working on my accident rehab. So I’m learning a thing or two about how to deal with a heavy workload!!6 tips to help you deal with a heavy workload

6 tips to help you deal with a heavy workload

6 tips to help you deal with a heavy workload-5

 

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Stress, we’ve all been there. You have a million things to do and no time to do them. While stress can be different for everyone the main thing to remember is to try to stop and relax. I know, easier said then done, right?

So here are 5 things that you can start to do when you notice that you are feeling stressed.

5 things to do when you are feeling stressed

5 things to do when you are feeling stressed

5 things to do when you are feeling stressed

5 things to do when you are feeling stressed

  1. Breathing exercises: If you have five or ten minutes try doing a quick breathing exercise.

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Mindfulness is a practice. Learning how to be more mindful takes time and a bit of work. Basically, you are working to retrain the brain from doing things on auto-pilot to doing things with focus and intent.

If you want to learn how to be more mindful, here are 5 things that you can start doing right now.

Mindfulness | How to Be More Mindful | Wellness

How to be more mindful

  1. Do everything slowly and with intent.

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Small talk. So many people hate it. It can be uncomfortable and a little awkward. But to a shy person?? Small talk can be torture. I for sure struggled with it. How then did I become comfortable making small talk?

How to become comfortable making small talk

comfortable making small talk

I’m sure long time readers are going to know what I am going to say. Since I talk about it every week.

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