Category Archives for Mental State

Overachiever Anxiety: Stop Feeling Like You Are Not Doing Enough

I was born an overachiever. Add to this I am a Type-A first born and let’s just say I have struggled to stop doing. I walked before I crawled. (And was early on that.) I was keeping to-do lists in middle school (although I bet it was actually elementary.) I took my first personal development […]

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21 Powerful Journal Prompts for Self-Discovery

journal prompts for self discovery

No matter how experienced you are in journaling, you can still get stuck. It happens to me all the time.  I am ready to go, open my journal and nothing. Blank. The most I can get to come out is “What do I need to know today.” So I have developed many ways to get myself unstuck from writing. […]

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How To Get Unstuck Writing in Your Journal

tips for keeping a journal

I woke up for my regular routine, the key for me to be balanced. A very simple routine – coffee and journaling. Most mornings this goes off without a hitch. Except every once in a while, no matter what I try, I can’t write in my journal. I am stuck. Luckily this morning it is because […]

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What to Do When Your Partner Won’t Work on the Relationship

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Relationships have their ups and downs. Especially the longer you are together. You both become a different person than when you first meet. You must learn how to interact with each other as you do evolve. ​These relationship problems can feel overwhelming, especially when your partner is not working on them with you. I know exactly how this […]

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How to Meditate When You Can’t Sit Still

movement meditation

You know meditation is beneficial. You have tried it. But no matter what you do you can’t sit still or get your mind to stop moving.   ​If you are like me you have decided it is just not for you. It probably is not that great after all! Before you make that final call, I want […]

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How to Deal With Loneliness After a Move

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Moving is tough. Packing everything up, moving everything and then unpacking. Things never quite fit the way they did in your last place. You end up buying new stuff, and not being able to use your favorite things. Yet the hard part does not even have to do with the physical act of moving.The hard part […]

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My Eat, Pray, Love Journey: Finding Emotional Healing

my eat pray love journey

EAT. ​Pray. ​Love. RISKIn July of 2016 I left my husband of 16 years. I had read Eat, Pray, Love: One Woman’s Search for Everything Across Italy, India and Indonesia.  But it never even crossed my mind that I might take a similar path as Elizabeth Gilbert.After all it had been about 9 years since […]

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How to Get Started Journaling

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You hear how amazing journaling is. Your friends rant and rave about their amazing journaling sessions. Everyone seems to be keeping a journal. Yet every time you decide to start you don’t. You feel like you are missing something.  ​You understand the concept, but don’t quite know how to get started.​​​Don’t worry I am going to help you. In this […]

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