***TRIGGER WARINING*** Brief mention of sexual abuse Simone Biles is the most decorated American gymnast of all time. And three days ago, she had the courage to quit the 2021 Tokyo Olympics. Why? Simone had “the twisties,” the feeling of not having mind and body in sync while doing gymnastic stunts she has practiced hundreds,Continue reading “The Courage to Quit: Why Simone Biles is More a National Hero than Ever”
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When Self-Care Doesn’t Work
Self-care is a struggle for all of us at times. Here are some common problems that people come across when trying to implement self-care practices, and my suggestions for how to course-correct. I don’t have time for self-care. Self-care is a lot of things, and it doesn’t have to be time-consuming. We all have 24Continue reading “When Self-Care Doesn’t Work”
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 Face your Fears
You may have heard that the only way to overcome your fears is to face them. That is true! … and, it’s much easier said than done. Fear can be paralyzing. The immediate reaction to fear is often to freeze or avoid. It takes a lot of courage and commitment to go towards your fearContinue reading “How to Face your Fears”