Why Listening to Your Heart Will Help You ‘Get Your Life’

“Listen to your heart”. These words may seem cliché but it’s so important that we take those words as serious as we would a heart attack. Your heart is not just the organ that pumps blood through your body.  It is the rhythm keeper for our entire lives.  When our hearts, both literally and figuratively, are out of sync, we need to pay attention because our quality of life is at stake. According to Heart Math Institute, the heart is a complex information-processing center that communicates with our brain and […]

How to Rest and Get Out of “Crisis-Mode” After Life Happens…

There’s nothing like a good ol’ mid-day nap when you didn’t sleep well the night before.  Nothing like finally laying it down and getting some much needed sleep after a long hard day or a big workout. We need rest. It’s not an option or a privilege. But get this…when life happens we use a lot of emotional energy and eventually we need to rest.  The reeling phase is draining. Period.  We cry, we become numb, then we have outbursts, we may feel angry and lots of other emotions, and […]

Why it feels like you’re spinning after life hits you

When life happens it usually comes without warning.  It may come from a direction we aren’t expecting.  Whether its a bad breakup, divorce, sickness or death of a loved one, or you’re hurt in some way by someone you know, love or trust, it can feel like your head is spinning.  Here’s why… 1. You just got hit…Hard If you’ve ever watched boxing, wrestling, or any kind of fighting sport you’ve seen someone get hit really hard. It’s not pretty. They may stumble, stagger, spin, or even fall flat on their face. […]

How to Be Built Instead of Broken By Adversity

Life sometimes comes at us fast.  Things can be going along normally and as planned one moment and then the next moment you are in the next crisis of your life.  The reality is that grandma was right, we are always either just coming out of a trial, in the midst of a trial, or on our way to a trial.  That’s life.  The difference between those who are built vs. those who are broken by adversity is not the amount of adversity they face, but instead its HOW they […]