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I have no idea what I’m doing

This is the honest truth. I have no clue what I am doing most of the time. No matter how prepared you think you are to be an adult and manage your life, things happen that throw you off your game. I have recently been working through this lack of knowledge and living in this… Continue reading I have no idea what I’m doing

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You Are What You Focus On

I heard someone say this on a podcast this morning, "you are what you focus on," and it got me thinking. What do I spend my time thinking about and fixating on? Do I think about my family and my overall happiness, or am I caught up in the comparison game? You know how when… Continue reading You Are What You Focus On

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Loss for Change

I started reading Maybe You Should Talk to Someone by Lori Gottlieb today. I literally only read 7 pages and already found a game-changing quote. She talks about change and says this, "As a therapist, I know a lot about pain, about the ways in which pain is tied to loss. But I also know… Continue reading Loss for Change

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Refocus

I am so thankful that I can get away sometimes. I have a tendency to really wear myself out and get bogged down with my own overwhelming thoughts and ambitions. Even the busiest of vacations can provide me with the clarity needed to come back and refocus. I have found that it is particularly tricky,… Continue reading Refocus

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Unrealistic

How many times a day or a week do you have unrealistic expectations about yourself, your time or your life? Lord knows I have these thoughts all the damn time. They pop up out of nowhere and cause oodles of anxiety for no reason. Unrealistic thoughts and expectations can be comparing yourself to someone who… Continue reading Unrealistic

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Real or Make-believe

Distinguishing between what is real and what we are making up in our minds can be difficult. Working from home and for myself makes this a constant battle for me. I find myself believing that if I am not working 8 hours a day 5 days a week, then I am not doing a good… Continue reading Real or Make-believe

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Cut it off at the source

Have you ever noticed that worry creates worry? You have a thought, and you let fester. Before you know it, that thought has morphed into worry. This worry then leads you down a path of more thoughts and more worry. Worrying is a vicious cycle. It can lead to anxiety depression and frustration if "untreated." … Continue reading Cut it off at the source

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Constant Progress

Do you ever get caught feeling like if you are not making direct progress on your goals, you are failing? Today I am feeling this way. Often times it can feel like if you stop climbing for a second, you are sliding backward. Pulling yourself out of this lie and thought can be difficult. With… Continue reading Constant Progress