Tag: EQ: Emotional Self Awareness

Motivation, Motiva, Mot: ZZZZZzzzz Huh?! Wait What?!?!

Shout Out to All College Students! The semester is coming to an end and likely, so to is your motivation to keep on task. Oh how I  remember the semester end so well. I just lost all my drive and energy to conquer the intense feeling…

Stressed?!!? Well Let’s Start With ‘Feelings are NOT Facts’

Drowning in your feelings? Feeling overwhelmed? I was going to write about study strategies today; however, I have been completely overwhelmed by the emotional pain my students have been experiencing lately. So, I thought that maybe study strategies would be a wee bit too…

Stress Resilience Film Festival: Super Fun & Helpful Escapism!

Escapism & Stress Management Apparently they say (who are ‘they’ anyway?!?!), that escapism is bad. So I looked it up, and started fantasizing 😉 ok, I started thinking about cool connections between stress management and escaping reality. What I found, yet again, is that escapism is…

Breaking Up With Stress: A Stress Management Series to Help You Dump that $#%? From Your Life!

  Stress Stress Stress If you are anything like me, and the thousands of other people, you are probably very familiar with stress. You have been dating for a while now. It is a familiar and weirdly comfortable relationship, but it can get a…

Make Good Things Happen

  Ok, today is the day that I am going to ask you to do some thing RADICAL! Fun Right?!?! Well, yes and no, but a super important topic for anyone who wants to grow, heal and move forward in their life. RADICAL ACCEPTANCE…

SLEEP! Why Have You Abandoned Me?!?!

Need More Sleep? Does this Sound Like Your Bedtime Wind Down Routine? I love to replay some of the events of the day in my head. I use the time before bed to mull over all the “what ifs” in my life. I practice…

Boo! Scared? #LeanIn

Yes, we are entering the Halloween season and being scared is part of the fun, but being scared or overwhelmed the remainder of the 364 days in the year can really interfere with your life. Are You Tired of Being Scared? Do you feel…

Stress Management: Reading Between the Lines of the Suggested Steps #TheHow

There are loads of great resources on the internet telling you what you need to do to reduce and manage the stress in your life. A quick Google search with the search term “Stress Management” produced a wealth sites, suggestions and ideas such as…

The Procrastination Paradox

Last week, in my Procrastination. Sigh. Nuff Said  post, I really tried to sell you the value and benefits of exercise. I hope you started moving more 🙂 Exercise is a very tangible and possible way to positively impact your mood and increase your overall motivation. You…

Procrastination. Sigh. Nuff Said.

 “It is a new year, things are going to be better this year, you’ve got this!” This is what I tell myself at the beginning of every school year, both when I was a student and now as an academic professional. I am pretty…

Anxiety, I Just Don’t Have Time For You!

Feeling Anxious?!?!? You probably are. Everyone feels anxiety at varying levels, at different times and in different situations; however, sometimes anxiety can get way out of control and take over your life. So scary… Sound like you right now? Well, you have come to…

Hangry? #Emotional Expression

Today, I want to focus on a sweet little tool that can help you with your emotional self-awareness, emotion regulation and emotion expression. I see so many people that get caught up in the Emotional Reasoning (CBT) cycle and make decisions based upon how they feel. They decide to say something,…