Self-Care For Morning Anxiety

I suffer from morning anxiety. When I’m going through a bad period of anxiety it manifests itself in several ways. Sometimes it’s terrible nightmares, frequent migraines, panic attacks, general anxiety + sense of doom, and sometimes it’s morning anxiety. (For help with anxiety, check out my workbook – Breathe.) Morning anxiety is the worst of them all. Morning anxiety is caused (usually) by the steroid hormone, cortisol which is produced in the adrenal glands. We humans have this thing called the Cortisol Awakening Response. When we wake up, most of us have a sharp 38–75% increase of cortisol for about…

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It’s Okay to Sleep. Rest. Relax.

A few days ago I asked the women in the SoulSisterhood and on the facebook page this one question: What do you need right now? The answer was overwhelmingly sleep, rest, and to relax. I totally understand! I’ve been there. I was there, just a few short weeks ago. Last month was really hard on me. I’d reached my breaking point on so many levels. Stress was off the charts, anxiety was getting to me, my to-do list was piling up, and the worst part was I knew it, I just decided to ignore it. Because I’m basically super-woman. Because…

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10 Quotes From Ram Dass

I have this beautiful pink (p)leather bound journal that I write in when I see something that gives me soul-tinglies: that feeling of gentle soul shaking that lets me know I need to stop and take note. I’ve written about the Four Agreements, about Bhakti Yoga philosophies, wisdom from my favorite people, excerpts from my favorite books and songs and quotes that resonate with me. It’s perfect for when I’m feeling spiritually exhausted. It helps point me back in the right direction and remind me that there are good feelings out there, there is wisdom out there, and if I invite…

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What Would You Change About Your Body?

If someone asked you the question “What would you change about your body?” what would be your answer? As much as I love my body (most days) even I have a few things on the list. Pesky chin hair that’s a pain to pluck, my oh-so-sexy lady ‘stash, and I’d probably ask for a little less junk in my trunk. Those are just the first ones that come to mind. It’s okay to want to change things about yourself. To even dislike things about yourself sometimes. It only becomes a problem when instead of looking at those things as a…

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