Ever push yourself to the point where you can’t take anymore so you just give up? It’s called overload burnout. When we fail to make time for ourselves, our body turns to a state of emotional, mental, and physical exhaustion. This in turn affects our overall health and wellbeing.
2017 has been an interesting year. I entered the year determined to take on risks so I did what any twenty something year old trying to figure out her life would do –I quit my full-time job. I knew that quitting my job would give me more time and flexibility in discovering what it was that I really wanted to do. Not to mention I dreaded waking up at 4:30am every morning to go to a job that I hated even more. –Ya feel? Little did I know that in this year I’d be confronted with failure.
The holidays is a time for relaxation and festivity, especially, Christmas and New Year’s day. But if you fall into the category of people who get anxious and depressed during this season you’re probably dreading that the holiday is in full swing.
Hey — I don’t blame you.Continue reading “How to Combat The Holiday Blues”
Everyone’s heard of the well known phrase, “breakfast like a king, lunch like a prince, and dine like a pauper,” but do we really follow it? With all of our morning responsibilities it can be tricky fitting breakfast into our schedule. Well, this popular phrase isn’t any mumbo jumbo. The word “breakfast” literally means to break the fast between dinner and the meal eaten after a person wakes up the next morning. If you think about the amount of time from dinner to breakfast that’s a lot of hours. For most people, it can be up to 12 hours since their last meal, and yet they are quick to skip it as they rush out the door.
Ever get so engulfed in your thoughts that you feel as if you’re suffocating ? You know, those uncontrollable thoughts that constantly bombard us throughout the day. Thoughts that make us feel anxious, worried, and angry. Thoughts about debt, bills, and problems. They creep up on us and sometimes become obsessive. Obsessive thinking can be detrimental to our overall health and should not be taken lightly.