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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...
Walking or Hiking for Mental Health

Walking or Hiking for Mental Health

During covid, a lot of people gave up their gym memberships and some also gave up their exercise routines entirely. A lot of routines were disrupted, but it also gave us some good time for reflection and a change to refocus on what really matters. Getting outside for a walk or a hike offers a physical workout and mental health advantages – while also allowing for...
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...
Reconfigure Limiting Beliefs with EMDR Therapy

Reconfigure Limiting Beliefs with EMDR Therapy

LIFE’S CHALLENGES CAN BE IMMENSE & FEEL IMPOSSIBLE TO OVERCOME– EMDR Therapy Can Bridge The Gap – You hear it deep down inside… “I’m not good enough.” You have many positive beliefs about yourself and your capabilities to do great things, but there is still this nagging from within that you aren’t capable, you’ll mess it up, something bad will happen. These...
Why Perfection Is Not Ideal

Why Perfection Is Not Ideal

Being proud of attaining a perfect result is a good feeling, however, the constant need to always and only achieve perfection in everything you do will cause more bad feelings than good. Most humans have a desire to do good work and receive praise for it – that praise can be outward from others or just a positive knowing within that it’s a task done well. However,...