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 the … Continue reading Q/A How do I handle the stress of failure?
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 to … Continue reading Anxiety, Stress & Trauma
You're a hero. Does it feel strange hearing that? Or do you feel at home in those words? I remember when I was first introduced to the concept while studying the Hero's Journey. At the time, I felt like a visitor in a strange land. I couldn't own the feeling of being a hero. A … Continue reading A Hero’s Journey
Ever notice how everyone seems to have an opinion or idea about what you're doing or what they think you should do - especially when you're experiencing a challenge? That's a lot of pressure. Even when your friend, mom, therapist, coach, or doctor has the best intentions in mind. Problem is, as they say, "you … Continue reading Self-Alignment Matters For Stress Management
A lot of people are experiencing more stress, anxiety, and uncertainty - even as the Covid-19 restrictions are easing up. If you're an Empath (person with a highly sensitive nervous system), you've probably noticed the collective emotional swing that has been shifting every few days. You might even be taking prescription medication to help with … Continue reading Soothe Stress With My Free Hypnosis Recording