Healthy Mind and Body

are you settling in life?

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Are there areas of your life you are settling?

In each of the categories below, how are you doing in life; currently? Rate each category on a scale of 1 not good to 10 best life.

  1. Relationships
  2. Career
  3. Self-Care
  4. Spirituality
  5. Community
  6. Household
  7. Mental Health
  8. Physical Health

Now, dive deep into where you might be settling and didn’t even realize it.

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drinking enough water?…

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Are you drinking enough water on a daily basis?

I drink 100oz a day if not more.

I love my new retap glass water bottle. I don’t care for stainless steel bottles due to taste issues. I don’t like plastic BPA free bottles either cause they too can have taste issues. I prefer a glass bottle I can refill all day long.

Benefits:

  • Relieves Fatigue
  • Improves Mood
  • Treats Headaches and Migraines
  • Helps Digestion and Constipation
  • Aids in Weight Loss
  • Flushes Out Toxins

How much water do you drink each day? Comment below.

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update whole30 R1D15…

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UPDATE

Fat Burning Machine! I have definitely noticed my pants are much more loose now. Feeling lighter.

My energy levels are going up and up.

Little to no joint pain. Means = less inflammation.

Overall feeling really good.

Need to incorporate more leafy greens into my diet. I am eating my veggie rainbow but need to get more greens in.

Not hungry. Don’t need to eat every few hours. Sustained throughout the day.

Strangely…happy.

Letting go of food rewards. It’s time to celebrate the 1/2 way mark but I won’t be doing it with food. Maybe a little etsy shop purchase is in order. I need a camera strap for my Canon Rebel.

1/2 Way thru! R1D15!

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doubting yourself…

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Do you doubt yourself? We all do it now and again. To different degree’s but the most harmful thing you can do is doubt everything about your life and self. Especially when it comes to making decisions. Do you doubt a career choice your faced with? Do you doubt a relationship your in? Do you doubt your ability to make a choice regarding many different things in your life? Stop now! You need to learn to trust yourself that your making the right decision. Put faith in yourself. Put faith in the fact you know what is best for you. And so what if it doesn’t’ work out, you did the best you could with what information you had at the time. Learn from you miss-step (I don’t like the word mistake) and move forward no matter what. Don’t stay stuck, you ALWAYS have a choice. Know in your heart your always doing what is best for you. Trust yourself.

I have been working hard over the past few years to learn to trust my intuition more and use it to help me make everyday decisions. Using your intuition more in your daily life is a game changer. It’s very empowering to know and trust yourself, heart and soul. How do you use your intuition in your daily life?

Doubt is a dream killer.

Need help making a decision? Watch the wonderful video below by Christine Hassler.

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let’s talk about shame…

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Let’s talk about shame and how hiding it won’t help.

We all have something in our lives we are ashamed of. Maybe you are ashamed of lots of things in your life. Did you know hiding that shame won’t help heal it? With love and compassion towards ourselves we can bring shame to the light and begin to heal all the negative surrounding it. We are all human, and shame is a part of being human but you don’t have to hide it. Bring truth and healing to it. Be authentic in telling you whole story. Everyone else has shame too. Maybe they will find great courage in your story to be able to live their own story too. Together we can heal.

On this blog I bring to light all the stories I tell myself. Good or bad. So that maybe my story of my shame might help someone else.

Storytime:

I suffer from severe clinical depression and acute anxiety. There, that’s my shame for many years. I hid my mental illness from the world as best I could. Instead of standing up and being authentic, I tried to be someone else and would almost always fail miserably at it. By telling my story of depression & anxiety I became free. I felt the bonds of shame lift. I felt the stigma surrounding mental illness go away. I saw others in a new light. Bringing the light to my illness is helping me get well. Everyday I am less shameful of my mental illness and more open to my fellow human to share. Everyday I am getting better and have less depression and anxiety. Over the past three years I have been on a path to wellness. It’s a long and sometimes scary road to face my fears but I am doing it and so can you. I urge you to take a step and get help. No body has to suffer alone. Seek professional help in whatever manner you see fit. Know it’s perfectly ok to get help. There is NO shame in getting help. In fact, it’s AWESOME, I urge you to get help regarding whatever you need in your life, career, business, self-care, etc. In my journey to wellness I invested in myself and got a life coach who helped me heal my fears and shame. Her name is Christine Hassler @christinehassler.com . Maybe she can help you too. Find someone with whom you resonate with. I know for me about 4 years ago I discovered Christine’s words through a blog I read daily. I remembered the way it felt to connect to her, and seeked her out to help me on my wellness journey path. Two years later I am so very grateful to have her in my life.

I think there are many people out there that could use a little compassion and love, when it comes to their shame. Listen to your friends and family more closely, you might find a story there in their hearts that resonates with you too. Together you can heal each other. Let’s put out shame out on the table for all to see, you would be amazed at the freedom it will bring you. Take one small step at a time. Share your shame with someone you utterly trust first, even if that someone is a professional you pay to listen to you, like a therapist. Then another. Keep going till it’s no longer shameful, till you feel the freedom you so deserve.

I want to share a wonderful podcast by Christine Hassler, regarding shame. Click image below to listen in.

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Need another resource for shame, the wonderful Andrea Owen is spectacular too. Click here to visit her website.

Need someone to listen, I am here for you. Much Love, Rebecca

 

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