An article I wrote was featured on fitness and lifestyle blog, SwiftFit.net! “All unhealthy patterns were initially intended to protect; they started as survival mechanisms. Along the way, what started as a way to avoid or get us out of pain stopped serving our best interest. As we get older, we start to gain moreContinue reading “I Wrote For SwiftFit.net!”
An article I wrote, “3 Workouts to Try After a Breakup” was featured on NathaliaFit.com! “To help you get off the couch, here are three workouts to try that not only will hack your brain into feeling a little better, but will help with three key aspects that add to the devastation of a breakup:Continue reading “I Wrote For NathaliaFit.com!”
Dating can be intimidating at the best of times, but after a breakup dating is especially intimidating. How do you know when you are ready? How do you know that someone won’t just hurt you again? The short answer is that you don’t. However, by considering the next 10 pieces of advice, you’ll be in good shape to start dating again when you are ready.
It all adds up. Every chapter of your story is what gave you what you needed for the next challenge. Keep going.
Your beliefs create your experience. Change your beliefs to change your experience.
Sometimes, we pre-break our heart by telling ourselves stories. Some of these stories are so common, that they have reached myth status. Today, I’ll be working through some of the most common myths about dating and men that make dating so much harder on your heart than they have to be.
They both suck. Take these steps to suck it up and feel better sooner.
Agonizing over a fork in the trail you passed miles back does not equal a life well lived. There comes a point where you have learnt enough. To put it bluntly: move on!
It’s been a while since I had a pretty serious injury. Then I ended my five year relationship with my fiance.
I’ve been asleep at the wheel. In fact, it felt like my efforts at steering the car have been exclusively in times of crisis, like I would reach across the center console and grab the wheel to swerve out of oncoming traffic. But then I go back to the passenger seat.
While it is important for you to not beat yourself up yet again because you are having negative thoughts and limiting beliefs (the irony), there are some tactics you can try to get the upper hand.
I’ve had my share of different relationships. I’ve thought I found The One a couple times. A part of me believes in The One, and another part of me believes there are multiple One’s. There’s The First One, The Soul Mate For Another Life, The One That Catalyzes You Into Who You Are Meant ToContinue reading “How to Know He’s The One”
Here you are. Ouchy, I know. You’re navigating the breakup as best as you can but dang– this is hard. I know, I’ve been there. That experience informs my work as a relationship coach, and gives me some tips and tricks that I now pass on to you.
It’s been hard for me to tell the difference between my intuition and fear. However, because it has been hard for me, I’ve gotten the chance to personally try a bunch of tactics for getting in touch with my intuition.
Tarek El Moussa Brings the Pick Me Up Project to the Santa Barbara Humane Society: Here’s What I Learned
The HGTV Flip or Flop star Tarek El Moussa is going in a new direction with his newest endeavor the “Pick Me Up Project”. For the very first episode, Tarek wanted to take the chosen person to have a day full of her favorite things. Anna is a big animal lover, so the Santa Barbara Humane Society was a natural choice to spend an hour.
Each time a New Year rolls around, it seems like everyone gets the simultaneous cue to stop, take a second and reflect. People reflect on where they have been (thanks, 2017. It’s been a real eye-opener), and set goals for the new year.
This year is no different. As the “9 Best” of Instagram posts start flooding everyone’s feed, and every other picture is a post comparing the coming year to a 365 page book, its hard not to join the nostalgia and obsessive goal-setting.
I’ve been talking about getting out of the comfort zone of not chasing your dreams and smashing your goals. Dude- chasing and smashing is not comfortable! We’ve been working with our lizard brains instead of fighting them by using free social pressure and putting our money where our mouths are. Today, my advice is toContinue reading “Getting Out of The Comfort Zone Series (Part 3)”
Welcome to my Three Part series on hacks to break you out of your comfort zone! Can’t find the part you are looking for? Here’s Part One and Part Three. A couple days ago, I spoke about how to use self-inflicted social pressure to get your lizard brain to work for your intelligent human brain.Continue reading “Getting Out of The Comfort Zone Series (Part 2)”
When you are in the comfort zone, literally everything in your lizard brain is telling you that you should keep everything the same. It is comfortable, after all. Why leave? Why change? Why tip the apple cart? Change is hard. Change is uncomfortable. But, your advanced human intelligence is fighting your liazard brain: you’ve got goals, and you want to see them met.
Yesterday, my boyfriend said that he sometimes felt like even normal life was like jail. I’m like, Whhaaattt?! He went on, that after work we get to go home and make our own choices but we still have to get up in the morning, usually before we are ready, and go to the same placeContinue reading “What makes you excited to get out of bed?”
But, how else are you going to start your dream? Money flows, comes and goes. You have to direct it towards the things that you want in order for them to give back. Sometimes, things only have value when you have put your money towards them. You can make your lazy, stubborn lizard brain careContinue reading “Investing is Scary!”
You’ve got to ask for something in order to receive it. Asking for what you want ties into knowing what you want, which I talked about in my last post. Knowing what you want is all well and good, but you’re never going to get your goals by being silent. Speak up! Say what you’reContinue reading “Asking”
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