3 Things To Say to Yourself When Times Are Hard

Everyone faces times when life presents challenges:

  • Maybe, you are starting a new job or ending an old one
  • Maybe a relationship you’ve depended on feels strained
  • Maybe some health issues are cropping up and you are worried
  • Maybe a family member is so emotional you don’t know what to do
  • Or it could be the daily things – like stuck in traffic, lost phone, a friend cancels

What do these all have in common?

You are expecting a certain result, and it’s not happening the way you want it to be. And you are annoyed, disappointed or just plain sad. Who has said to themselves: “This shouldn’t be happening. I shouldn’t be having this experience. Life isn’t fair.”

Your heart hurts. Ok, everyone feels that way sometimes – so what can you do?

In Byron Katie’s book called Loving What Isshe says, “Placing the blame or judgment on someone else leaves you powerless to change your experience; taking...

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How to Deal with Overwhelm

The definition of Overwhelm: “feeling completely overcome in mind or emotion.” Maybe we have too much on our plate, maybe the to-do list is ridiculously long, maybe we’ve packed on too many “shoulds” in there. We stress about feeling stressed! But with overwhelm, there’s also the feeling of lack of control, and lack of clarity – we’re going to address those with two strategies to help you move forward. 

 
1. What’s most important? Exercise from Marie Forleo – The idea is that inner chaos produces outer chaos – so what we’re going to do now is create mental whitespace, more breathing room in your brain! CLARITY! Take some paper and a pen:

Step 1: Take 10 minutes and write down anything in your head

  • on your to-do list
  • anything that keeps you up at night, that you feel guilty about
  • all your projects, everything you tell yourself you should be doing, Write it all down.

Step 2: Cross...

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