This week I had the pleasure of being invited into The Anxious Truth Podcast. We discuss some of the overlapping issues found in both anxiety disorders and autism and other neurodivergent conditions such as ADHD. Continue reading Anxiety and Autism/Neurodiversity Issues on The Anxious Truth Podcast
I started my blog 15 months ago. Here are my top blogging & social media tips. Continue reading How to Start a Blog
I LOVE a good plan. I’m a planner. Sometimes it hurts when unforeseen kinks appear in my plans. This week I talk about some things I do to manage my own expectations, in case things don’t go exactly the way I plan them. Continue reading Expectations, Change, & Growth – Oh my!!!
A friend once said to me that she remembered that I “wasn’t good at anything” when we were kids. This week I talk about what’s changed over the years. Continue reading Zero to My Own Hero – The Evolution of Me
Fear of giving speeches. A baby step for me is reading something I wrote. Today is a first, I am including audio for this short piece. Don’t be afraid to shine. You were born to sparkle. Refuse to let them … Continue reading Don’t Be Afraid to Shine
Written words are enchanting magic spells, casting thoughts out into the wider world. As I relax into a quiet space behind my keyboard something miraculous happens.
Many people complain about how much they hate writing papers, but my experience with writing (typing) has been very different. Continue reading Coming Home – The Road to Writing
Mindfulness and meditation have been a big part of my life for several years now. I’m always happy to share with people how helpful meditation is for me.
Unfortunately almost everyone I talk to about meditation “can’t meditate”.
“I wish I could meditate. My mind isn’t made for that!” or “I can’t stand being still”, a few of the most common excuses why people tell me they “can’t meditate”.
People assume meditation was always easy for me, while in reality, nothing could be further from the truth. Continue reading To Everyone Who “Can’t Meditate”
It is #mentalhealthawarenessweek – #mentalhealth is often overlooked despite its importance. Let’s talk about taking care of our mental health. Continue reading Let’s Talk About Mental Health
Are you staying in your comfort zone or do you push yourself?
Do one thing every day that scares you. After your fears are behind you THAT is when the magic happens.
All too often we let fear and anxiety control us. Standing on the edge of greatness, frozen, afraid to make our next move. Next time you are stuck, afraid to make a decision, push forward. Just jump! What’s the worst that could happen?
Get out there – chase your dreams. Continue reading Master Your Fears – JUST JUMP!
I’m turning 30 this week and every 5 years I like to do a little inventory of everything in my life – kind of like a life assessment.
I look at my bills, where my money is going, what I’m eating, my self-esteem, the people in my life, my activities – everything. I like to spend a lot of time in quiet contemplation as I think deeply about my goals and how I can be sure to stay on track. Sometimes old goals may become irrelevant as new goals come up. I try to think about all of these things when setting new goals for the year.
This year I am focusing on two main goals. Continue reading Talking About Turning 30 – Setting Goals & Self Improvement