Every time you get behind the wheel of a car, you’re in control of a 2 ton weapon. Yipes! What a strange, but very accurate, way to think about it. But knowing that might make you more aware of how serious the privilege of driving really is. You may need to slow down your anxious… Continue reading Slow Down Anxious Driving
Here's a simple trick to reduce stress ... write slower. This post is going to be short, to the point (like the point of a pencil … baaaaahahahaha), and well … simple. You simply write slower. Wait ….. whaaaaaaaaaaaaaaat? How the heck can that have anything to do with anything? Trust me. It does. Writing… Continue reading Slowing Down Your Writing
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
When you first start realizing you need to simplify your life it’s usually when you’ve reached your breaking point and you just can’t think about or handle one more thing. You’ve reached (and probably surpassed) your own limit. How do you know you’re close to reaching your limit? you are physically, mentally, or emotionally tired… Continue reading Are You (Self) Aware of Your Limits?
I've seen it a lot. Heck, it's happened to me a lot. That feeling that you just can't have anything else in your brain or you might just lose your mind. I totally get it. But how do you know what's really "necessary"? Think of it this way .... what would HAVE to get done… Continue reading Overcome Overwhelm … Eliminate the Unnecessary