Does making decisions give you anxiety? No matter what you decide to do, you are plagued with internal distress? Do you feel stuck in the mud because none of the choices you make seem to be exactly right? Do you agonize over decisions because you are afraid you’ll make the wrong decision?Read More
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Tired of feeling ripped apart by guilt? Does making decisions feel like anxiety and guilt volleyball? “If I work late, I will feel bad about not being with my family, but if I go home, I will feel bad about not getting more work done.” No matter what you decide to do, you are plagued with anxiety and guilt? Does it feel impossible to do things that will allow you to take care of yourself, because the burden of guilt is just too much to bare? If toxic guilt has attached itself to you like the Bubonic Plague, read on to find the type of toxic guilt you struggle with and tips for dealing and healing so you can have peace of mind.Read More
Have you ever felt stuck and limited by an ever so sneaky little voice that tells you things like, “You don’t have what it takes to succeed.” “You’re not worthy of true love.” or “You don’t belong here?” If so, welcome to being human. The ugly truth is, we all have Limiting Beliefs. They hurt. They get in the way of relationships. They are the root of our emotional triggers. And they hold us back from reaching for our dreams.Read More
“Why can’t I just stop reacting like this?” you think to yourself, while metaphorically banging your head against the wall. Not only do you have the reaction to deal with, you now have to deal with the guilt and shame that comes out of another failed attempt to act differently.Read More
You’ve tried to set boundaries in the past, but end up feeling puzzled and perplexed by your own lack of follow through. What was once a strong determination to honor yourself has vanished into thin air. It tends to go a little something like this….Read More
Do you ever wonder about the voice that is commentating in your head all day everyday?
As humans, we have core beliefs that colors our world. This belief system was created by interactions with “our people” when we were kids. I go into more depth about this in my previous blog, Rose Colored Glasses, Nope, I Think Not. It’s important to know if we had “good enough” parenting, we probably developed healthy beliefs about ourselves and the world. By “good enough,” I don’t mean perfect, I mean parents that showed us over the years that we are valuable and that they could be trusted.Read More