How Checking Out Hurts Us & What to Do Instead

How Checking Out Hurts Us & What to Do Instead

We all have the desire to check out sometimes: watch a couple shows, scroll through our Facebook feed, forget about whatever is stressing us out for a while. This is a completely normal urge. But if we’re not aware of why and when it’s happening, then it might be doing more harm than good.

Next time you feel like checking out, try checking in with yourself instead using these three simple questions.

5 Tips for Calming Your Mind When Stress Hits

5 Tips for Calming Your Mind When Stress Hits

Sometimes our minds swirl around a stressful event making a difficult situation even worse, like Chicken Little running around yelling that the sky is falling.  If you are one of those people like me who has an over-active mind, this weeks tips will help you restore calm to your busy, stressed-out mind. 

12 Signs You Have Too Much Stress & What To Do About It

12 Signs You Have Too Much Stress & What To Do About It

Everybody has stress, so why fight it, right? Well, the truth is that there are different kinds of stress, and while a mild to moderate level of occasional stress can help motivate us to get things done, keep us alert when we drive or help us navigate a dangerous situation, there is such a thing as too much stress and it may be affecting you more than you think.