Fear and COVID-19
Fear and COVID-19 Believe it or not, fear is our friend. This emotion has kept humans alive and functioning for thousands of years. Our ancestors successfully avoided getting eaten by predators by listening to the warning signs their brain were telling them. That warning was the emotion FEAR. Unfortunately, in todays fast paced […]Read More
Controlling my Anxious Brain
Controlling my Anxious Brain Our brains are very smart. Even while we sleep, they continually monitor for signs of danger. In times of stress or trauma, our brains know exactly what needs to happen to our bodies to best protect us. Yes, our brains are smart…so smart that they will take advantage of us […]Read More
Embracing Change Just when the caterpillar thought the world was over, it became a butterfly. ~ English Proverb I love the symbolism of the butterfly because, just like the caterpillar, everything changes in life. Many times we don’t even WANT the changes that happen to us but they impact us nonetheless. When bad things […]Read More
My First Ever Donkey Run!
My First Ever Donkey Run (and how I kicked Anxiety’s Ass) Ahhh memories…. I remember this run as if it were yesterday. I thought this blog was lost forever when I changed my website. But, thanks to the encouragement of friends, I searched until I found it! Here you go…. One of my greatest […]Read More