5 Tips to Overcome Working Mom Stress

5 Tips to Overcome Working Mom Stress

If Instagram were any indication you’d think being a working mom was about perfectly coiffed kids and meal prepped lunches with artfully arranged food. Social media shows us perfectly curated photos of motherhood. It’s vital that we understand how far those photos are from the truth. Being a mother is full of beautiful highs and deep lows. It’s about the biggest love and the hardest frustrations. Add work to the mix, along with chores and bills and a marriage, and working mom stress can build up. The American Psychological Association (APA) notes that women are much more likely than men...

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Set a New Year’s Evolution

Set a New Year’s Evolution

The start of a new year can feel exciting and full of opportunity for some people. However, for someone struggling with anxiety, the new year can be daunting.   A New Year's resolution provides us with a way to jump-start the new year. Resolutions give us a topic to write into our stories, filling the blank slate of the unknown. Those promises we make at the start of the year is a way to reflect on what we would like to improve in ourselves.  Resolutions inspire insightfulness and self-reflection. However, for someone with anxiety, the pressure of a resolution can feel...

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3 Signs You Have Chronic Stress (And How You Can Deal with It)

3 Signs You Have Chronic Stress (And How You Can Deal with It)

Stress. Everyone deals with it. Whether it’s due to increasing responsibilities at work, a death of a loved one, or a big life transition, stress is almost inevitable during some time of your life. But it’s when stress starts to stick around daily that it begins to affect your health, physically and mentally. But even if you think that your stress is only affecting you, it can also cause problems for the people around you and the relationships you have. Here are the three main ways that chronic stress can manifest in your life: Mentally Do you find yourself feeling...

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Why the word “No” is affecting your relationships – and how you can change that

Why the word “No” is affecting your relationships – and how you can change that

  Let's talk about the word “no” and how it affects the way you converse with other people. First, let's try this exercise – Don't think about polar bears right now. While that may seem like an odd test, it's pretty likely you just thought about polar bears, even for a moment, even though the sentence said not to think of them. Maybe you thought of a cute video you saw on social media or the melting polar icecaps. Wherever your mind went, I'm sure you had your mind focused on polar bears despite the warning, even if was for...

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Spring Cleaning Your Stress Away!

Spring Cleaning Your Stress Away!

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Living in a cluttered house can increase your stress and anxiety. You might feel anxious each time you have company coming to visit, or when you walk in the house to dirty dishes and baskets full of laundry after a long day at work. There are many things you can do in your home to help relieve stress and anxiety naturally, and get started on spring cleaning. If you've watched shows like “Hoarders” or the new “Tidying Up,” you know some of the steps that will make you happier in your home. If you haven't, this post will help. Get...

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