Journal prompt If you could speak to your younger self, what advice would you give? Give advice to your younger self by writing a letter. Psychology research on reminiscence and regrets shows that this little talk can have value in helping you realize your current goals. If you're feeling stuck in knowing what you should … Continue reading If You Could Speak to Your Younger Self (Journal prompt)
Just being a listener is powerful. Depending on the person who needs listened to and the situation, listening can be the only thing needed to help somebody. We're bombarded with messages about listening and responding in a particular way. That we must follow A, B, and C or we aren't being effective or that we … Continue reading Just Listen: Don’t worry about giving someone the perfect piece of advice
Practice reflective listening in your relationship for better communication. A few reasons why couples argue and struggle to communicate well: Real-world issues: different opinions on finances, family, raising children, and things going on within the home. Attachment issues: this can be presented as couples fighting about how they fight. Communication itself: a person has lack … Continue reading Reflective Listening for Couples
Depression, anxiety and panic attacks are signs that you should ask for help It is important to be able to recognize the symptoms of depression, anxiety and panic in ourselves. When we experience these symptoms frequently, for longer than a few weeks, it is time to ask for help. Take action. We tend to go … Continue reading Struggling to Remain Strong for too Long?
Busy ladies, here are some strategies that can help you be productive and calm Does this sound familiar to you? Personally, as a busy woman (I'm a mom; maintaining relationships; keeping the house tidy; running my mental health private practice and mindset coaching business; write for my two blogs; and preparing for ultramarathons year-round), I … Continue reading How to be Productive and Calm as a Busy Woman
Patterns and mindfulness strategy Pay attention to your patterns or habits, they can be physical, mental and or emotional. Patterns will reveal your reactions to situations, giving you feedback on what works, versus what doesn't work. When you are doing something that works, do a little more of it.This is a mindfulness strategy that helps … Continue reading Pay Attention to Your Physical, Mental and Emotional Patterns