Tag: anxiety

Harnessing the Power of Decision

This morning’s meditation in the Calm App was on Distraction. I can’t tell you a lot about it because I was so distracted for most of it, but the narrator said that our brains are extraordinary machines. The one exception is that they are… Continue Reading “Harnessing the Power of Decision”

Consistently Inconsistent but Inevitably Consistent

This morning when I was walking Ashok in the blazing hot, muggy early morning, I was thinking about consistency. I was thinking about my new food plan which I’ve been following consistently for about 6 weeks. But then I remembered that I hadn’t really… Continue Reading “Consistently Inconsistent but Inevitably Consistent”

Riding the Caffeine-Free Energy Wave

Well, I have made it 9 days without my beloved caffeine. I have to say I am feeling great. Sunday was such a bad day energy-wise that I was beginning to think I couldn’t go through with it. Fruit juice got me through it… Continue Reading “Riding the Caffeine-Free Energy Wave”

Transforming Fear – Hindsight in Advance

In my struggles with anxiety, I’ve found a few tools that really work for me. Exercise helps keep it at bay. If I’m in the midst of an anxiety-filled time, I meditate or do a Yoga Nidra practice. Cutting back on sugar and caffeine… Continue Reading “Transforming Fear – Hindsight in Advance”

It’s All Lavender… I Just Wish There Was More of It

I’m up at 3 this morning. It wasn’t the first time I woke up either. It’s been like this all week. I’ve been in an emotional funk due to a lot of things. I hate these times. I hate it when things are unsettled.… Continue Reading “It’s All Lavender… I Just Wish There Was More of It”

Mid-Week Share: I am powerless over the seduction of that sultry brew…..coffee.

I woke up at 3 AM this morning reeling in┬átotal anxiety. There was no reason for me to feel anxious. There was nothing on my mind. But, my body was wired! My heart was racing. I was wide awake. I couldn’t even land on… Continue Reading “Mid-Week Share: I am powerless over the seduction of that sultry brew…..coffee.”

Living: Taking My Tea Green

I saw my first acupuncturist in 20005. I was trying to get in better health. In particular, I wanted to get off an anti-depressant that wasn’t working for me, and I couldn’t get off it without horrible side effects. I decided to try something… Continue Reading “Living: Taking My Tea Green”

Living: Be Adventurous

Life is short. Be present. Be adventurous. This is my own motto. I used to be pretty rigid about being safe. I had good reason to be. I suffered from anxiety. I still do. But, I’ve learned that one way to combat anxiety is… Continue Reading “Living: Be Adventurous”

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