Being present while everyone around you has heads bowed is a trial, but I’m going to challenge you to do it anyway. We are staring at our phones in public now like we are standing in an elevator expectantly staring up at the lit- up floor indicators to avoid talking. Loops are being sold to us to attach to our phones to, in turn, attach to us—making our devices more of an appendage rather than a tool or accessory, no longer needing them to ring to gain attention.
The holidays are filled food and lots of it! Holiday dinners with the family, Christmas baking, holiday cocktails, peppermint lattes, and an endless stream of tempting (and fattening) food choices. No wonder so many of us gain weight each year! Rather than trying to willpower your way through the holiday food-fest, change the game. Here is a tool I use to really enjoy my food, but to do it in moderation.
Even if you are on board with the concept of affirming self-talk, most women are afraid to let go of berating themselves for fear they'll lose all motivation to get out of bed, eat a vegetable, or pretty much ever put pants on again.
But, the irony is....Fear, anxiety, and self-loathing are terrible motivators!
So here is my challenge to you. Pick a couple areas in your life where you mean-girling yourself and change up the script...
As women, we tend to be proud of our ability to juggle 10 things at once, but it can lead to increased anxiety and rob our peace. With all the demands of modern womanhood and the constant buzz of technology, multi-tasking becomes our norm.
Sister, you need a reboot! Daily. Here are 5 things you can today: