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Stress, What is it Good For?

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Stress is something I’d like to consider myself an expert on, considering I’ve partaken in it almost daily for the span of my adult life. Stress is a tricky subject because there really is two ends of the sword – stress can be of value when it teaches you something, or helps prepare you for a big life event (or running away from a saber-toothed tiger). On the other end, chronic stress can be detrimental to our health when it’s...

Meditation Practice for Beginners

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When I was at my worst with my battle with anxiety and panic attacks, I had no idea what an impact meditation would have on my life. In hindsight, starting a meditation practice was the best thing I ever did, but it sure wasn’t the easiest. Your mind is already racing at the speed of light, now your asking me to sit in a quiet, dark room for thirty minutes a day and calm my mind? yeah okay. When my...

Meditation Isn’t That Bad (I Promise)

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One of the lovely parting gifts I received from having PCOS was anxiety and panic attacks (unwanted gift for sure). There were days where it was hard for me to even get up in the morning the panic attacks would come on the moment I woke up and last until I eventually fell asleep. One day I discovered a fantastic life coach who introduced me to meditation. All I knew about meditation at the time was that you had to...