Are You Taking Your Emotions at Face Value? change comfort zone habits journaling know yourself mindfulness neuroscience self love

We’ve all been through phases and events in life that have left us feeling a less than desirable way. Maybe we felt heartbroken and hopeless as our marriage or a significant relationship ended, or had that deflated, unworthy feeling when the promotion we wholeheartedly believed was ours...

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Oh, Those Darn Habits! habits mindfulness neuroscience subconscious

Lately, I’ve been re-reading the book “The Power of Habit” by Charles Duhigg. It’s so fascinating!

Habits include everything from what we do when we get out of bed in the morning to biting our nails to mindlessly munching. Even driving to drop the kids off at school and...

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How Well Do You Know Your Self Anyways? know yourself neuroscience self sabotage subconscious

We all like to think that we know ourselves. I mean, come on. Haven’t we quite literally been the one who’s been there the entire time, in every single waking – and sleeping – moment? Seems like that should mean something, right?

And we have all of our friends and family...

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What Are You Affirming? affirmations change mindfulness neuroscience perspective subconscious

You probably think that saying affirmations is a bit “woo-woo” and that people who say daily affirmations are just wishful thinkers, right? After all, how could repeating a couple of positive words or a phrase help anything? It’s just like wishing on a star or blowing out the...

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PLEASE Stop Using This Phrase getting started neuroscience subconscious take action wording

Baby steps. It’s a common phrase. We all know it and we’ve likely all used it before. Now I want all of us to stop. Please. I implore you. PLEASE stop using this phrase.

Quit cheating yourself with baby steps and actually make the change.

I understand why we say it. It means...

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