Emotional Reactance and Self-Sabotage: When FOMO Get’s In The Way of Your Happiness

Reactance is the negative feeling that emerges when people experience a perceived threat to or loss of their personal freedom. Experiencing reactance can motivate you to either move towards or withdraw from or avoid something or someone.

Why we talk ourselves out of the things we want, and how we can stop

Let’s get real for a minute and talk about why we talk ourselves out of the things we want in life. The term self-sabotage seems to place the blame on us, but I suppose you could see this as a form of unconscious sabotage. In truth, our habits are formed as a way of keepingContinue reading “Why we talk ourselves out of the things we want, and how we can stop”

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How to Recognize Survival Mode and Get Out of It

I’m sure you’ve heard of the expression “I’m in survival mode” a few times in your life. Maybe you’ve even used it to describe yourself. When you feel like you’re just existing and constantly dealing with stress or hardship, you’re probably in survival mode. Survival mode implies a feeling of lack rather than abundance. PeopleContinue reading “How to Recognize Survival Mode and Get Out of It”

7 Ways Music Can Heal You

It’s no secret that music can have a lot of positive effects on people. A lot of research has been done over the years to study the positive benefits it can have on us. Music can reduce stress on the body, increase physical performance, reduce pain, and have an overall positive benefit on our mentalContinue reading “7 Ways Music Can Heal You”

3 reasons not to make decisions out of fear and what to do instead

“Fear doesn’t exist anywhere except in the mind.” – Dale Carnegie How do we overcome our fear to take decisive action? Here are three reasons making decisions out of fear can hurt you. Fear keeps you stuck. Fear can keep you from being the person you want to be. It can paralyze you and stop youContinue reading “3 reasons not to make decisions out of fear and what to do instead”

Am I having Pandemic Burnout? Signs of Covid-19 Fatigue and How to Recover When the Crisis Isn’t Over

Health professionals have long talked about the risks of burnout at work and how chronic on-the-job stress can impact our emotional and physical health. But, since the pandemic began, we have all experienced a different kind of burnout. Pandemic Burnout. That said, how is Covid fatigue different from regular burnout? How can we deal withContinue reading “Am I having Pandemic Burnout? Signs of Covid-19 Fatigue and How to Recover When the Crisis Isn’t Over”

How to Bring More Inner Peace into Your Life

There are so many ways to bring more inner peace in your life. Here are just a few of the things I love to do regularly to maintain my sense of peace. These are practices that have helped me transform from an anxiety-ridden, overwhelmed person, into a calmer and happier one. Practicing Mindfulness for InnerContinue reading “How to Bring More Inner Peace into Your Life”

How to be more authentic with others

What keeps us from being authentic with others? A few years back, before my coaching business existed, I was brainstorming ideas with a group of friends. One of my friend asked me about the courses I planned to offer my clients. I told her one of my ideas was to develop something for people whoContinue reading “How to be more authentic with others”

How-to Master Self-Compassion

When you think about someone who cares about you and is showing you compassion, how do you feel? How do you imagine them behaving towards you? Isn’t it crazy how we allow others to be compassionate towards us, but don’t give ourselves the same courtesy and kindness? I’m talking to all of you hard assesContinue reading “How-to Master Self-Compassion”

Stop saying you’re broken! Be open to transformation

We often hear people who’ve been through a traumatic event or breakup or loss that they feel broken. I’m broken they say. As if to say that there’s no hope in getting back to their normal state and as though to imply that they need fixing. I myself have used the words “I feel broken”Continue reading “Stop saying you’re broken! Be open to transformation”