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Say Goodbye to Anxiety

This weekend officially ushers in fall and I am trying to squeeze in every drop of gorgeous weather I can! This is a sacred space that I am blessed to walk in every day with my sweet dog Maggie. I HAVE to connect with nature EVERY day! That is one of my self care practices.

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Mindfulness Practices for Back to School

3 Simple Mindfulness Practices for Back to School

Mindfulness practices are probably not the first “assignments” you think of when you think “Back to School.”  Yet, parents and teachers alike could help make the transition so much smoother for everyone simply by sharing these simple mindfulness...

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Surviving the empty nest after dropping your kid at college

Surviving the empty nest after dropping your kid at college

The empty nest –

You knew it was coming, but it’s completely overwhelming!  You knew when you dropped your kid at college you’d find yourself crying – but these big ugly crying jags; really?!

You find yourself in Walmart trying to pull it together as you see a sweet six-year-old picking out her...

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Top 10 Overcoming Anxiety Quotes

Top 10 Overcoming Anxiety Quotes

Overcoming anxiety takes more than just reading a few simple quotes – and yet, when you have these simple gems on hand, they may help you get through the roughest of days dealing with anxiety.

  1. One of my favorite overcoming anxiety quotes is from one of my favorite fiction writers, Jodi...
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What is the Definition of Anxiety?

What is the Definition of Anxiety?

 

What is the definition of anxiety? “I define anxiety as experiencing failure in advance.”  I found this great quote from Seth Godin and wondered how this translates to students.

Our students are facing more and more pressure and more and more reasons to be stressed and anxious.

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Amazon books on anxiety

Amazon books on anxiety- there are a lot of them, so how do you choose?

Goodbye Anxiety, Hello Freedom®” debuted on Amazon.com on March 13, 2018.  It was briefly in the #1 Bestseller spot!

As of this writing (45 days later), it already has 23 five star reviews!

  •  Having practiced some of these...
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Disappointed, Now What? Freak Out or Maintain Emotional Balance?

I was so disappointed: exactly one week after my book “Goodbye Anxiety, Hello Freedom” was published, I got the ultimate test to see if I really could “walk my talk”.

I received a phone call that left me disappointed, devastated and heartbroken. I had the ultimate opportunity to choose: do I...

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Building Resilience to Overcome Anxiety

Building Resilience to Overcome Anxiety

Just like in sports we have coaches to help us and musicians have teachers, when learning something new, we all need help from someone else.

There’s a great song from U2, “Sometimes You Can’t Make It On Your Own”, which includes the line “You don’t have to go it alone”.

Fortunately we are...

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