Self Improvement

The 5 Major Causes of Burnout And How to Fix it Fast

The 5 Major Causes of Burnout

Why This Will Change Your Life When You Implement It

Recognizing the signs and causes of burnout can help you identify where you are and provide comfort that there’s a term for what you’re going through. But only by taking action can you reverse burnout and overwhelm and change the trajectory of your life.

The truth is, nobody but you can take a stand and change the way you feel about your life. Nobody else can force you to take the steps out of the fog, pain, and stress. Somebody else can’t…

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Living with Panic Attacks - New Podcast Episode

This week's podcast is vulnerable. I almost didn't post it.

But I feel that panic attacks and anxiety deserve to be acknowledged on a broader platform so that the millions of us who struggle with it stop suffering alone, ashamed, or in silence.

Anxiety is a tough topic because while it is universal, our experiences of it all feel so personal and individual.

My panic attacks feel like waves of drowning and baby heart-attacks, complete with forgetting how to breathe and tingling limbs.

But, I …

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Podcast Release!

Well, I've finally done it!

I've decided to get over my self-doubts and put out a podcast to (ironically) share all my feelings about self-doubt (as well as many other emotions).

It's called Full Spectrum Feeling, and it's where I'm putting together lots of stories for you to share in my journey of self-growth, discovery, and expanding emotions.

For anyone who has ever struggled with "letting more in" "getting over it already" or simply gets overwhelmed with big thoughts and feelings sometime…

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What Kermit 🐸 Knows About Self-Acceptance

what kermit knows

My daughter is best friends with her Kermit doll. She’s been carrying him around on walks, watching tv with him, and roleplaying how to handle events like bath and bedtime with him. It’s super cute.

When I told her he sings a song called, “It’s Not Easy Being Green,” she didn’t believe me.

“Whaaaat?” she exclaimed, full of innocence.


So I told her about the song, and now I get to tell you about it, too… not because you never heard of it before, but because of what it alludes to for all of u…

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Are You in Control?

are you in control

What does being in control of your life mean to you?

Do you feel like you are?

And if you don’t, why not?

There are days that I get sad, angry, and frustrated. Yesterday was one of those days.

I woke up anxious, and my fuse was short. I didn’t want to play with my kid for eight hours straight. Why wouldn’t she just watch a TV show or play on her kindle like other kids? Isn’t she supposed to be addicted to devices??? I didn’t want to plan a meal for dinner. I wanted to be left alone, and I fe…

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Even better than a Strawberry Coolata! 🥤

even better than strawberry coolata

I’m going to paint a picture for you. You see, there’s going to be this moment that you wake up, and you feel AMAZING. Like, excited to get out of bed and start your day amazing.

And you do it. You kick yourself out of bed, open the windows, let the light in, and feel your heart fill with a kind of bursting joy you just haven’t felt in a while. But this joyful, light heart-glow feels like home, and it’s even better than that because you’ve started feeling like this every day.

At first, you did…

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The Power of Talismans in 2020

the power of talismans 2020

Lately, I've been talking a lot about a delightful program I run called the Talisman Transformation Method. (I know, it's all I talk about! But I seriously LOVE this program and feel like everyone needs this in their life.)

Before I go bananas telling you more of what the program is all about, I’m sure what you really want to know is what the heck a Talisman even IS!

And no, it’s not some esoteric item you find on a World of Warcraft mission, although video games use the word talisman a lot.

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Hold the Bus… This vacation is NOT what I wanted!

vacation not what I wanted

When people say they want a break from it all, what they really mean is they want to stop stressing about what’s going on in their life. They want to feel back in control.


I don’t ever feel like I want a break when my kid’s making me laugh, I’m reading a great book, or my favorite sushi’s on the table – and I’ll bet you don’t either.

If you’re craving a break, or a vacation, or a way to stop a frustrating cycle in your life – what you’re really craving is to feel appreciation, joy, and love …

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The Ship's About to Sail! 🚣‍♂️

the ships about to sail

I know you have a lot of choices to make in your life.

Choosing what to do can sometimes feel overwhelming or like a luxury that you can’t afford to spend time on.

And I get it. Decision fatigue is DEFINITELY a thing in my world.

I don’t like to have to decide what to make for dinner, like EVER. I want that stuff already planned and preferably reheatable, ya know what I’m sayin’?

So I want to take a moment to tell you what choosing to join my program, Talisman Transformation Method really tr…

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Supermarket Sweep or the Great British Baking Show?

supermarket sweep baking

It’s that time of year. The holidays are upon us.

There is SO MUCH TO DO – and this year, most of us are doing even more than ever before.

We’re navigating our lives under incredible pressure and restrictions. It can feel like being on Supermarket Sweep but all the stuff is in the wrong isles, it’s labeled in another language, and the lights are strobing.

Also, people are yelling at you to go faster and put more stuff in the cart, and meanwhile, you’re just trying not to trip on the spilled j…

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