Simplify Your Self

Overcome Overwhelm … Cut Down the Choices

I'm a child of the seventies and eighties, which means that we only had three choices for TV channels growing up.  THREE!  My kids still think I'm lying when I talk about it.  Yes, kiddos, on Friday nights we literally had the choice of Dukes of Hazard or whatever the heck those other two channels… Continue reading Overcome Overwhelm … Cut Down the Choices

Simplify Your Self

Start and End Your Day with Mindfulness

I'm a thinker or to be more accurate, an overthinker.  I worry about the strangest things and struggle to let things go.  It's a behavior I learned growing up from parents who each had their own issues and forms of anxiety.  It's not a behavior that is easily unlearned and it makes practicing mindfulness much… Continue reading Start and End Your Day with Mindfulness

Simplify Your Health (mental too)

Mindfulness … Practice with the Mundane

Mental health advocates and therapists talk all the time about the importance of mindfulness, but I've seen very few talk about how hard it is to actually do. Yes, I understand the importance of living in the moment.  I know that guilt and regret are living in the past and anxiety is living in the… Continue reading Mindfulness … Practice with the Mundane