Step Away from the Cold Shower – 5 Gentler Ways to Combat Anxiety

Cold showers and cold water plunges are all the rage right now with everyone from Mel Robbins to Tik Tokers extolling the benefits, but there are less extreme (and safer) ways to combat anxiety. Proponents of hydrotherapy (water therapy) claim that cold-water exposure can boost your immune system, improve circulation, and help fight anxiety and depression. One…

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Morning Anxiety is a Real Thing. Here’s What to do About It.

woman in bed covering her eyes

The alarm goes off in the morning and your stomach is in knots. Your heart is racing, and your thoughts are starting to spiral before your feet even touch the floor. Sound familiar? If you suffer from morning anxiety, you’re not alone. While it might seem counterintuitive to wake up anxious, the deck is actually…

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The Root of Procrastination and Perfectionism

procrastination and perfectionism are fight or flight responses to stressors in our lives

Have you ever found yourself stuck in a worry spiral? You have a big presentation tomorrow and you’re worried about how it will go, for example.  You start worrying you’ll flub your words, or someone will ask a question you don’t know the answer to, or any number of bad things will happen.  You’re so…

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The Issue That is Killing Your Facebook Ad Performance

And you probably don’t even know it. I recently attended an AMAZING session by the Tabwoo Institute during their Rich Witch retreat that was about the energetics of marketing and sales and it was SO spot on! I’ve seen this play out so many times with high-ticket funnel Facebook ad clients. This is why mindset…

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How to Beat Time Change Fatigue this DST

Hate Daylight Savings Time? 😫 Try these 4 Tips to Beat “Time Change Fatigue” and share with a sleep-deprived friend! 😴 1. Go to Bed Earlier Sounds obvious, I know, but the thing to know is you don’t have to go to bed a whole hour earlier. Even just moving your bedtime up by 10-15…

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4 Quick Tips to Stop the Stress Cycle

4 Quick Tips to Stop the Stress Cycle

Our bodies are built to be on alert for threats and to take us into fight/flight mode if needed to survive. That’s awesome if there’s a threat of a lion attack, not so awesome if your body thinks everything from money worries to crappy bosses to self-criticism is as threatening as a lion. Daily life…

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6 Ways to Use Nutrition for Stress Management

6 ways to use nutrition for stress management

There’s no denying that what we eat has a big impact on how we feel. While healing my mind and body from chronic stress, I have personally found somatic practices and coaching to be absolute game-changers for me. In exploring additional ways to heal my nervous system, I’ve found a wealth of research showing how…

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5 Quick Tips to Help You Relax Before Bed Tonight

5 things to help you relax before bed

1. Tap it Out If you’re feeling anxious or can’t stop thinking about something troubling you, EFT Tapping can be very supportive. Check out my Free EFT Guide to learn how. 2. Read a Book Take a break from screens and try reading a book or magazine to help relax your mind. 3. Take a…

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6 Keys to Thriving in Business as a Highly Sensitive Introvert

If you’re an introvert and/or highly sensitive person running a business, you will face unique challenges. Two of the biggest issues I see are overworking and absolutely loathing self-promotion. The entrepreneurial space is full of ‘gurus’ telling us we have to hustle 24/7 to succeed. It’s easy to buy into the lie that if you’re…

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Spoon Theory and Highly Sensitive People

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When you’re a highly sensitive person (HSP) one of the biggest things you will notice is that you can get over-stimulated more easily than the average person. This is for two reasons… You notice more and process information more deeply than other people. Your nervous system is more sensitive than average. (What’s moderately stimulating for…

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