Posts in Self Love
It's not STRESS, It's You.

I consider myself a rather huge nerd when it comes to self-improvement and health. I watch every single TED talk, read every book I can get my hands on and struggle through some rather dry academic research papers.  This particular TED talk, given by psychologist Kelly McGonigal, is my all time favorite, though, because it changes everything about what we know about our health and our mind/body connection.  

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Working With Your Fear: Taming the Lizard

This morning, a beautiful Sunday sleep-in morning, I woke with a busy mind.  I started to worry about money. I started to worry about the people I needed to email and send notes to. I remembered that we never sent out thank you notes for my son's birthday gifts. I started to criticize myself for not being better at following through with things. What in the world is going on with ISIS? Or is it ISIL?I felt scared and anxious, so then I started to beat myself up for feeling fear. Happy Sunday morning. It was 5:45am.

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