Stop Taking Things Personally

Stop Taking Things Personally

"We often add to our pain and suffering by being overly sensitive, over-reacting to minor things and sometimes taking things too personally." Dalai Lama Taking things too personally can add unnecessary stress to your life.  Sometimes it's hard to avoid, right?  Something may be going wrong in your personal life and then you get on a call with a colleague, sponsor or prospect, and then BAM!, something they say triggers you.  You internalize and react, rather than listen and respond.  Not a good call. Let's face it, when you aren't a good match for someone else, it's challenging to not let their words affect you.  You may find that happening quite a bit due to your sensitive nature or that you are going through a stressful time in life. If you find yourself feeling offended by others remarks or actions more often than not, you'll end up limiting yourself.  It's a waste of energy to experience things at the levels that cause you...
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Beat The Holiday Blues

Beat The Holiday Blues

Beat The Holiday Blues “The Holiday Blues” is a condition that begins around the Thanksgiving holiday, causing stress and anxiety throughout the winter and until after New Year’s. Even for people who don't regularly suffer from depression or anxiety, the idea of entering a crowded room and chatting up co-workers or strangers at a party, exchanging gifts with friends or colleagues, traveling from home, or attending large family gatherings are all triggers. The National Alliance on Mental Illness reports that over 40 million people, 18 yrs old and up, suffer from anxiety or depression. During the holidays, the numbers go up, and include people who aren't normally affected. As a trained medical intuitive, coach and former fitness trainer, it's a subject I'm very familiar with. Many of my clients experience an increase of old aches, pains and headaches. Obligations to work and house parties cause anxiety as they feel extra stress, which then turns quickly into shut-down. They begin to decline invitations or...
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