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Assessing Your Comfort Zone… Do You Need A Change or Do You Need To Change?

Assessing Your Comfort Zone… Do You Need A Change or Do You Need To Change?

Many people experience anxiety at the thought of trying something new outside their comfort zone, so we often stay in a place a lot longer than we should. Let’s discuss how you might know if it’s time to change your status quo and why it’s so dang hard to make those determinations and act on them. What is a comfort zone? When you’ve been in a place like a job...
How To Get Over a Crush & Move On With Mindfulness

How To Get Over a Crush & Move On With Mindfulness

Just like the stories in our social feeds, some things are just meant to be temporary. They say relationships are either a reason, a season, or a lifetime – so if it’s not a lifetime, find the reason or season to grow from it and move on. Here are a few tips on how to get over a crush and grow from the insights that relationship provided you…   You can start by...
Pay Attention To Red Flags – Your Instincts And Intuition Are Meant To Be Trusted!

Pay Attention To Red Flags – Your Instincts And Intuition Are Meant To Be Trusted!

If you listen, you will probably hear other mentions this week about trusting your gut, your intuition, your instincts. It’s mentioned on TV, on social media, in TED Talks… people telling others to follow their gut feelings is fairly commonplace because we all have them – and 9 times out of 10, these gut feelings are right. We’re all uniquely special and have our...
Sober Curious – How to Embrace Mindful Drinking

Sober Curious – How to Embrace Mindful Drinking

Two roads diverged in a wood, and I— I took the one less traveled by, And that has made all the difference. ~Robert Frost You may have heard of Dry January or Sober October on social media. These trends that challenge people to go without drinking alcohol for a month as a sort of experiment and/or health detox are becoming more and more popular. Those who partake in...
What To Do When Your Partner Has Depression

What To Do When Your Partner Has Depression

Relationships are already complex, and loving someone with depression can make them that much harder.   The first step for dealing with a partner who may be experiencing depression is to recognize what it might manifest as… Depression can affect sleep and energy levels, appetite, and mood. You may find your significant other sleeping too much or eating too much or...