Our gifts or talents are not always recognized right away. We are all unique and sometimes, we are in circumstances that don’t allow our talents to shine. But if we pay attention, we can see how over the years, we are given the chance to develop our gifts and if we allow ourselves the chance to use them, we can really build an amazing life. [Read more…]
Stress is simply the body’s response to changes when under pressure. According to the findings in a study by the American Psychological Association, Latinos reported the highest stress across four major sources of stress including money, employment, family responsibilities and health concerns.
Want to change your life? Have you ever heard someone say you can speak a desire into existence? They are actually talking about something called affirmations. An affirmation is a declaration that something is true. When we speak, believe and feel them to be true, affirmations can work to help us change. Here’s a list of my favorite affirmations.
F.L.Y. = First Love Yourself.
Many people struggle with this concept. I know I did. I had come to believe that being a good mom, wife, person, meant putting the needs of others above my own. At 38, when anxiety and panic attacks made frequent appearances in my life, I had to take a long hard look at the way I was living. I had to decide it was ok to love myself first AND I had to learn how to do it. [Read more…]
I know there is a lot to process these days. I was feeling overwhelmed by all the madness popping up in my news feeds and I thought, “Man, I have got to write a post on this!” Like many of my posts I did the research on processing bad news and I came across a post by Mayo Clinic psychiatrist Dr. Sheila Jowsey. She gives the following advice on handling negativity: [Read more…]