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Day 12 No Striving Challenge – 2nd By-Product of Over-Analyzing

The 2nd by-product of being an Over-Analyzer is WORRY & ANXIETY.   When we are in striving mode we take it upon ourselves to “figure things out” and this brings with it a lot of responsibility, therefore we get caught up in over-analyzing things because we are invested in making the “right” choice.   Our minds are always “on” feeling there’s more to do and more to take care of. And if you’re not on top of it all, all the balls you’ve been juggling will come crashing down. You feel the weight of needing to figure it all out, so there’s no misstep where the balls could potentially fall.   A result of this is that we live in a continual state of low grade worry and anxiety (and sometimes it’s not so “low grade”). Not only is it NOT healthy for our minds, but our bodies begin to show the signs of this stress as well.   Soul Team Chat  Has your body shown signs of worry and anxiety (ie. Sleepless nights, headaches, tight chest or...

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Tea Time with Trish: Part 2 – Really? I Thought I Was Listening!

UNEXPECTED GIFTS FROM A GETAWAY   Here is part 2 of the 6 part “Unexpected Gifts From a Getaway” blog series.  Click here if you’d like to start at the beginning.   As I mentioned last week, I had eagerly been anticipating my 3 day getaway to Banff, only to get there and on the second day come to realize that it wasn’t going quite how I expected.  This little getaway ended up bringing about amazing lessons that I clearly needed to learn, and that I am going to continue sharing with you here.   The first thing that time to myself in Banff helped me realize is that I had denied myself the permission to feel what I was feeling, because I was too focused on where I was going.  I’m all for putting your energy in the direction you want to be heading, but definitely not at the expense of losing touch with what your emotions are telling you.   Obviously this was the reason why I so strongly felt that I had to get away...

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