Mindful Monday: Pushing Through Fear

Epictetus Quote

Sometimes when I am afraid of something or overwhelmed with a lot of different choices, I tend to completely freeze up like a deer in headlights. Rather than taking any action at all, I retreat into myself and spend days trying to sort it out in my mind. This never produces a favorable outcome. Instead, I tend to think myself into an even bigger conundrum. This Mindful Monday, I challenge you to push through your fears and take action on at least one thing that has been weighing heavily on your mind. Continue reading

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Don’t Give Up on Yourself

Manayunk Waterfall

I am embarking on something new and I am on a really strict and compressed timeline for completing it. I have been overcome with stress and fatigue which has led to me developing tension headaches, and they have lasted  anywhere from one to two weeks at a stretch. The fear of failure has been especially overwhelming, because on paper and in my mind I see absolutely no logical way that what I am trying to accomplish can result in a favorable outcome. However, I know that something can only be impossible if you never attempt it, so I am giving it my best shot.

The only thing that I have found that has gotten rid of my headaches, at least temporarily (besides stressing less, haha), is yoga. Continue reading