If you’re a worrier think about this for a minute. I’m not talking about coming up with a plan and then taking action AFTER you worry about something. I’m talking about the time and energy you devoted to running the conversations and/or scenarios through your head. Did any of that actually solve the problem? Will… Continue reading Is Worry a Waste of Time?
The more I learn about mental health and how it manifests the more I agree that it’s not necessarily our genes that determine our habits and behaviors. A lot of the way we act has been learned, sometimes without us even realizing it. Worry was like that for me. I learned how to worry about… Continue reading Did You Learn How to Worry?
In some ways I’ve probably always been a worrier. It’s something I learned at a very young age from watching and being around my parents. My father had the scarcity mentality that manifested into hoarding, which I now know is a form of anxiety and worry (the fear that I will need something and not… Continue reading Why do we worry?
A few years ago during a sermon at my church the pastor reminded us that we’re a soul with a body NOT a body with a soul. Everything we truly are is not our body. The body is just how our soul is transported around. It’s the vehicle to get our soul and our mind… Continue reading Make the Effort with Your Health
I have a sign taped to the inside of my front door … I see it when I leave the house every morning and it’s a wonderful reminder that the choices I make today are going to change things for the future me …. good or bad. I try to remember how awful regret and… Continue reading Simple Ways to Prevent Mental Exhaustion