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How to Fight Back Against Anxiety – Three Secrets to a Happier Life – Part Three

“A crust eaten is peace is better than a banquet partaken in anxiety.” ~ Aesop

Background: “How to Fight Back Against Anxiety” could have been written in a single post, but because the issue of mental health is effecting over 40 million adults in the US alone I thought it would be helpful to explore each remedy on a deeper level. This is the third and final article in this three-part series on anxiety. Continue reading

How to Fight Back Against Anxiety – 3 Secrets to a Happier Life – Part Two

“My grandmother started walking five miles a day when she was sixty. She’s ninety-seven now, and we don’t know where the heck she is.”   ~ Ellen DeGeneres

Background:  “How to Fight Back Against Anxiety” could have been written in a single post, but because the issue of mental health is effecting over 40 million adults in the US alone I thought it would be helpful to explore each remedy on a deeper level.  This is the second article in this three part series on anxiety.

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How to Fight Back Against Anxiety? 3 Secrets to a Happier Life – Part One

Anxiety does not empty tomorrow of its sorrows, but only empties today of its strength. ~ Charles Spurgeon

It’s a sunny Monday. Warms rays burst in through your office window, the plant on the corner of your desk perks up and reaches for the light yet you feel like shrinking into a dark abyss. With sweaty palms and a racing heart your cursor stops mid sentence as you try to regain your breath. Dizziness and weakness take over. Continue reading

Little Known Mistakes You Could be Making to Push Your Friends Away – A Personal Look at How a ‘Mean Girls Book Club’ Renewed my Friendships

We can all relate to this scenario; a cute boy enters the room, the circle of friendly women sipping tea from 5 minutes ago have turned into ferocious, blood thirsty lions.  Our attack shows no boundaries, “Look at Susie’s outfit, WHAT WAS SHE THINKING?” The fangs sink in for the kill, “And would you look at the weight she’s gained.”  We then carry her beaten and defeated in our mouths and drop her limp body at the foot of our prize cute boy, who we have now exaggerated to be a Brad Pitt lookalike.  Victorious, we wipe the blood from our lips.  What is it that turns sane, civilized women into nothing more than foolish mean girls?

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