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. 

Another New Year Blog About Mindset- One Thing That You Can Do To Drive Yourself Less Crazy in 2018

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.

Getting Out of The Comfort Zone Series (Part 3)

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)”

Getting Out of The Comfort Zone Series (Part 2)

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)”

Getting Out of The Comfort Zone Series (Part 1)

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.

What makes you excited to get out of bed?

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?”