The Power Of Releasing Worry, Stress, and Anxiety: How Your Brain Responds

Think of your brain as the President Of Problem Solving. There he is, suit and tie, pacing back and forth between your ears, thinking 24/7. (Or maybe she’s wearing a dress and rockin’ heels. I don’t know.) And since your brain is responsible for problem-solving, where does that leave you? What’s your job? Well, it…

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How Stress Damages Your Health, plus Ways to Build Up Your Resilience

Published on Pick the Brain on April 23, 2018 “The human capacity for burden is like bamboo – far more flexible than you’d ever believe at first glance.” – Jodi Picoult The life I live often results in hearing things like “I could never do [that]” or “I don’t know how you [do it].” My response is…

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Beyond Tired: Your Fatigue Could Be Serious

I’m willing to bet that every mom reading this post is tired. Am I right? It’s the cliché idea that all moms are busy, sleep deprived, and stressed the f out. But not me. I get lots of sleep. Probably too much of it, actually. Stressed? Compared to six months ago when I was raising…

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My Rock Bottom: When it Started and How I Pulled Myself Back Up

May 6th, 2016 – The day our lives changed. Okay, so, nobody died or got sick or was rushed to the hospital, so don’t freak out or nothing. But that day did change things. However, were it not for the events that occurred in the weeks prior to that day, things might have unfolded differently.…

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