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

Simplify Your Health (mental too)

Anxiety … Learning to be Uncomfortable

Before I had anxiety, I never understood it. How could someone get that upset over nothing? How could going to places make people want to cry and leave? How could someone be scared of the grocery store? It didn't make sense to me then, but I totally understand it now. I actually developed anxiety while… Continue reading Anxiety … Learning to be Uncomfortable