The 4-Step Plan to Stop Feeling Depressed, Anxious, Or Scared

How to not feel depressed

There are slumps, and then there are slumps. Sometimes one bad day turns to another and before you know it, you’re stuck in a downward spiral of sadness, tension, or loneliness. I’ve been there more times than I care to admit. It becomes incredibly easy to stew or feel paralyzed under the weight of your thoughts. What’s a gal to do when she’s lost in the fog of emotion? Do what you do in any emergency situation – fall back on an emergency-proof procedure. Nurses check for “CAB” – circulation, airway, then breathing. Firefighters have “stop, drop, and roll”. These […]

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Bye-Bye Burnout: How to Stay Productive and Stress-Free

We’ve all been there. Your boss is hounding you, you have papers due first thing in the morning, the kids are hungry, AND there’s that one really annoying chore you’ve been putting off for eons that’s still looming in the back of your mind, but somehow you have energy for exactly zero of those things. You’re burnt out. What is it you need? A vacation? Motivation? A glass of wine? What you need is a mindset shift Your sense of burnout comes from the idea that hard work = energy drain. The harder you work, the more it grinds on […]

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June 2017 Goals + A Challenge for You

Ah, June. The birds are chirping, the temperature is rising, and the scent of lawnmower gas and fresh-cut grass lingers in the air. And my favourite part – the misty morning sunrises.  That’s right – summer is here, and so is my renewed sense of hope and adventure! With that in mind, here are my June 2017 goals: Health & Fitness One of the best things about summer is the outdoor exercise. Walking in the cool, misty air at sunrise, doing laps in the refreshing pool under the warm summer sun – what isn’t there to love? While I usually […]

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