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How to Cope with the Stress and Anxiety Caused by COVID-19

If you’re like most people, you are doing your best to stay calm during COVID-19 pandemic. But that can feel incredibly difficult at times. When not worrying about friends and loved one’s health, there’s also the conflicting information provided by the media and the economic ramifications of the virus that have people on edge. Signs of Emotional Distress and 7...[ read more ]

Holiday Stress

holiday stress

The holidays can definitely be stressful. But, wait, it’s a happy time, how can we have ‘holiday stress?’ Let’s see…running around trying to find just the right gifts while everyone else is doing the same; driving in increased traffic or flying and dealing with airport security; family drama. Or, maybe there doesn’t seem to be enough funds this year to...[ read more ]

EFT / Tapping II

tapping eft eye points

As I mentioned in my last post on EFT, it’s a simple technique we can all use ourselves for various issues. You can search for just about any challenge you’re facing and likely find an example of someone using tapping to help. If you are being diligent and actually doing the tapping (knowing about it and believing in it are...[ read more ]

EFT (Tapping)

EFT, Tapping, stress

EFT (Emotional Freedom Techniques), commonly referred to as Tapping, is a simple yet very effective technique for releasing what doesn’t serve us. It can be used for anything from unhealthy habits to addictions, fears to trauma, pain to anxiety, and anything in between. I became interested in EFT when a colleague offered an introductory training. With a combination of EFT...[ read more ]

What are Highly Sensitive People to Do?

Highly Sensitive Person volcano

What Are Highly Sensitive People to Do? I think everyone would agree that today’s world is faster-paced and more chaotic than the past. There are so many demands, expectations and time-crunches. There are more people than ever, more crowds and busyness. There is so much violence and so many inexplicable events, all of which are blasted out every day…every minute,...[ read more ]

Fill Your Pitcher

fill-your-pitcher

I hear this often: “I don’t have time to (do yoga/work out/meditate/walk/take personal time)”…basically take care of yourself. I do understand that life these days is busier than ever, and shows no sign of slowing down. Family, work, home…everything has a claim on your time. If you want to fill up several glasses of water, but your pitcher is only...[ read more ]

Enjoy every moment

Enjoy every moment

You’ve likely heard of people at the end of life saying they wished they’d done something differently, put more value on certain things, lived life more fully. Why does it take something like a life threatening illness or impending death to create this shift? What if we looked at life in this way all of the time? It’s easy to...[ read more ]

Highly Sensitive Person(s)

Highly Sensitive Person, HSP, sensitivities, stress, highly sensitive, self-care

Throughout my childhood and into adulthood I heard often that I was so (or too) sensitive, that I just needed to not worry about things or just ignore things that bothered me. Sometimes I as told that I was being silly, or over-reacting. I got so tired of hearing, "Just ignore it," or "It's not a big deal...let it go,"...[ read more ]

Grateful as a Way of Life

grateful

Grateful as a Way of Life Last night as I finished paying for my groceries I noticed the little donation tags for a local food program. I grabbed one and paid for it on my way out, and noticed just how warm I felt afterward…I smiled all the way to the car. It always feels good to know I’m making...[ read more ]

Dance For Your Life…No Really!

dance for your life

Dance For Your Life! I wrote last about finding your passion, and soon will add an entry about following that passion. Before I do so, however, I wanted to write about one of my own passions…dance. You may have heard the phrase, “Dance like no one is watching.” I like the adage, “Dance for your life.” Why do I dance?...[ read more ]



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