Every single day we’re bombarded with information from the TV, our phones, the Internet, gossip from coworkers, signs on the side of the road, etc. etc. It’s no wonder our brains can’t get a break and we’re all showing more signs of depression and anxiety even though our lives are supposedly easier than they’ve ever… Continue reading Information Overload Can Lead to Mental Exhaustion
We all know what being physically exhausted feels like. You’re tired down to your bones and feel like you could sleep for days. You’ve spent the entire day doing yardwork. You’ve painted three rooms of your house. You’ve walked for miles and miles through an amusement park with your five equally exhausted, sometimes whiney children. … Continue reading Are You Mentally Exhausted?
It’s a vicious circle*. When you’re depressed and/or anxious you don’t make the effort to clean or declutter your spaces. But having cluttered and messy spaces can actually make you more depressed and/or anxious. In fact, there are studies that link clutter to an increase in the stress hormone, cortisol, along with other mental health… Continue reading Clutter and Your Mental Health
I've struggled with food for as long as I can remember. Not that I've had punching fights with grilled cheese sandwiches. Not that kind of struggle. It's more of the eating my feelings and not telling myself "No" when I crave something kind of struggle. I eat when I'm bored. I eat when I'm stressed. … Continue reading Quality vs Quantity … Food
All of us lovely human beings are creatures of habit. We tend to do the same things, at the same times, in the same ways. It's comfortable. We just like things the way we like them and there's nothing wrong with that .... UNLESS those habits are making us worse. I get up around 5:30… Continue reading Overcome Cravings by Accepting Uncomfortable