The mind and body are one. When the physical is hurt, the mind feels it too and vice versa. Keeping your mind sharp is just as important as keeping your body fit.
We only see what we are shown but underneath there is a struggle, a battle that we don’t show to the world. Many of us have been taught through shame not to reveal our secrets, not to let people know our struggles for fear we will be judged as not good enough, not ‘normal’. Stigmatized by society as well as our own families not to reveal what is seen as weakness, illness, disease, less than, inadequate, or different.
As the proud owner of an anxiety disorder (PTSD) I am often stuck in my own mind spiraling out of control until I reach the point of panic or wanting to run and hide any time there is the hint of a change in my life.
Stop listening to that voice that calls you a fraud. Listen to the voice that knows how hard you have worked. Slay that dragon with these 4 life-changing strategies.
Often when I am in one of my low states of depression I neglect self-care. Really, I neglect almost everything. It takes so much energy just to make it through the day that all …