Q/A How do I handle the stress of failure?

Today I’m sharing one question (and answer) that speaks to people who struggle with chronic stress and anxiety –  fear of failure. How do I handle the stress of failure? “I’m suffering with stress and the thought of failure is killing me. I’m not doing well at my job at all. My path isn’t going theContinue reading “Q/A How do I handle the stress of failure?”

How Consciousness Evolves

If you want to know how your consciousness changes, watch a flower open. A few years ago my mom and I stood talking around a completely closed up wild evening primrose. It was early evening, nearing twilight, and we were sharing secrets we knew about wildflowers. I adoringly leaned over, pointing to the primrose, andContinue reading “How Consciousness Evolves”

Anxiety, Stress & Trauma

Anxiety is often a stress response. When faced with a serious threat (real or imagined), your autonomic nervous system gets activated, and instantaneously you have to decide whether you’re going to fight, flight, or freeze. For those who have experienced trauma, the freeze response can become ingrained and stored in your subconscious, thus leading toContinue reading “Anxiety, Stress & Trauma”