Calm Corner

mental health

A plan of action

As a human being, you are bound to feel frustrated. You may be getting frustrated on a regular basis, but do you realize the feeling? How can you prepare for it? Today I urge you to write down steps to take when you get frustrated. Writing down this list can make you feel better. Having a dog  ...

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wellness

How to exercise every single day

Eat less, exercise more? We have all heard it before, but how does that really look like for you? You all know the importance of physical activity and the benefits, but how are you going to achieve this goal? Forget the gym membership, try these strategies instead to make exercise an easy (and  ...

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advocacy, mental health

Now

Now is the time to lean in. Now is more important than ever for you to get involved. Now is the time to get outside your comfort zone. Now is the time for you to show up and be heard. Even though you may feel small, inexperienced, or young, you are relevant and important. I know how it feels to  ...

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mindfulness

What is true happiness?

What is your definition of true happiness? Is there such thing as true happiness? Why is it that when we are surrounded by material wealth that we feel something is still missing? Is true happiness felt from the inside? I invite you to consider what makes your heart happy. How often do you feel  ...

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mindfulness

Daily routine

How are you spending your time today? This question may reveal your interests and priorities or the lack thereof. Dissect your morning routine, afternoon routine, and/or evening routine. Track the time you spend doing an activity. Observe your feelings completing an activity. This is one way  ...

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mental health, wellness

Support system

It’s truly hard to survive and thrive in this world alone. Identifying your support system/tribe/squad/community is super important. No one should ever have to feel alone. Life is already tough enough. Getting through each day is a challenge in itself. There are different forms of support  ...

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wellness

Commuter life

Do you find yourself stuck in traffic, especially in La La Land? Is this the norm or the exception in your life? Usually I commute 3-4 hours/day for a few years now. In a work week that’s about 20 hours a week. That’s 80 hours a month. 960 hours a year! Holy smokes. I know this is  ...

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mindfulness

Prized possessions

When I worked with my client today, I realized the importance of being surrounded by stuff that you love. She was so proud to show me her gifts from Europe that she got from years ago. What was apparent was that she hand-picked each of this item and cherished each one. Each item came with a  ...

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