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Tea Time with Trish: Trying to Do It On Your Own

Oh my my…when will I finally learn?  I have to admit that although I am an advocate for recruiting help when we need it, there are still times I get the mindset that I can do it on my own. I am a huge believer that we shouldn’t feel that we have to do and figure everything out on our own.  This is the reason that I do what I do, because I know creating lasting change does require some guidance and support.  Yet, in certain areas of my life, I have still felt I can do it on my own. For whatever reason, I thought that there was an exception when it came to my health.  I mean, come on, I know what do to when it comes to health.  It’s not like I’m oblivious to the factors that contribute to optimal health. HOWEVER, with all the knowledge I have regarding this subject, I still struggled with creating and maintaining the habits I wanted to incorporate into my...

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Trisha’s Two-Cent Tuesdays:

Even though I don’t believe a formal occasion, event or date is required to start to make changes in our lives, New Year’s does provide us with a great reminder/opportunity to reflect on where we’re at, and set intentions for where we want to be – physically, mentally, emotionally, and spiritually.   Do you make resolutions, feel that you didn’t achieve them, give up on them, only to make the same resolution again the following year hoping this will be the year it takes?   Well, here’s the good news - what’s really happening is that every time we “work” on a particular resolution/intention we are really creating a deeper groove in our thinking patterns and habits, and over time the gap between where we’re at and where we want to be closes, where eventually we have created a new habit!   My two-cents?  It’s never all for naught!  The key is to let go of the all or nothing mentality, and keep in mind that each time...

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