I have mentioned in my previous writings, that for the first time, along with my depression, I have been battling debilitating anxiety as well. Hence today’s blog title: Anxiety…a hostile takeover. I am certain this sentiment feels all to familiar to some of you too. Firstly, I wish to discuss the stats relative to anxiety in […]
Mental Health Awareness
Catch a ride on your truth trajectory….
I am here to serve. I am here to inspire. I am here to love. I am here to live my truth. – Deepak Chopra Sounds like a pretty spectacular ride doesn’t it?! That’s because it is. Take a moment (even if this exact moment of your life has you hanging out in darker places) to really ponder the extraordinary connections, present and […]
Settling into your smile, the real deal…
Settling into your smile (your REAL DEAL SMILE, the kind that reaches your eyes and shines straight outta your heart, yeah that’s the one!), may feel virtually impossible when you find yourself processing deep sadness, pain, loss, grief, and trauma. In fact, in the early stages of recovery, you may even find yourself mindfully and purposefully […]
Julie, are you for real?
I get this question A LOT. Julie, are you for real? Do you really feel, believe, and action, the words and thoughts you share or is it just for Social Media? This is absolutely a fair question and I love it! My answer is YES and well, MOSTLY, YES…cheeky, I know. When I made the decision […]
When the rubber meets the road, hold on tight to your truth…
Alright, the truth is my week was gruelling. Did I show up and fulfill my commitments? Did I show up and give the very best of myself? Did I slow down, in some cases STOP, to regroup, breathe, blink back tears and carry on? Were parts of my week incredibly rewarding? Were parts of my week so […]
Landing and standing on my own two feet…
Be sure you put your feet in the right place, then stand firm. – Abraham Lincoln Over the course of the last few years, somewhere along the line, I lost my capacity to stand on my own two feet. I arrived at a place where I no longer believed I was “enough” or honestly, strong […]
GO GET IT, whatever it takes…
How do we ease anxiety and rise out of depression? We do so by choosing to do whatever it takes to inspire our own healing and recovery. Maybe we need to breathe differently. Delve deeper into mindfulness. Check out meditation. Move differently; yoga, walk, run, bike, hike, Qigong, take up Kung Fu, Salsa Dance, play […]