What type of Worrier are You?

I define worry as the narrative our brains write during anxiety. If you’re a worrier, you’re not alone. Worriers come in all shapes, sizes and ages. In this article, I go through five common types of worriers. Worries aren’t all bad – they also have their perks. Read on to find out more! The FortuneContinue reading “What type of Worrier are You?”

How to Stop Catastrophizing

Catastrophizing occurs when a minor problem happens, and you jump to the worst case scenario. Hoosiers call it “making a mountain out of a molehill.” What a molehill is I haven’t the slightest clue. Anyway, here’s an example: Let’s say you get sick and decide to take the day off work. As you sit atContinue reading “How to Stop Catastrophizing”

How to use yoga for stress relief

Ever left a yoga class and still felt stressed? Yeah… me, too. In my humble opinion, it’s hard to use yoga for stress relief without incorporating mindfulness teachings. After all, that is actually how yoga started centuries ago – as a spiritual, meditative practice (read more about the history of yoga here). Some yoga teachersContinue reading “How to use yoga for stress relief”

4 Surprising Signs of Stress

I have had bad neck and shoulder pain since my early 20’s.┬áIt wasn’t until a year or two ago that I put the pieces together; whenever my neck and shoulder pain got worse, it was because my stress levels were off the charts. When I started doing yoga, practicing mindfulness, and generally taking better careContinue reading “4 Surprising Signs of Stress”