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Choice Overload

Choice Overload

Written By Sarah Hodges Choice Overload Feeling the fear and doing it anyway is easy when our choices are limited and we’re in survival mode. Our bodies are intimately familiar with the “fight or flight” response when it comes to meeting our basic needs, so making choices to help us survive is relatively intuitive. In our “choice overload” society, however, we still feel fears and stress, but because our basic needs are met, the fears are subtler and the answers are less obvious. In m[...]

Commitment to Self-Care

Committing to Self-Care

Written By Sarah Hodges Commitment to Self-Care Traditional Commitment There’s a lot of talk about commitment in the health and wellness community.  The message is that no matter what’s going on in your life, you just have to stick with your commitments in order to “get results.” Sounds easy, right? Unfortunately, oftentimes a blind commitment to general health and wellness advice can be very stressful to the body.   For example, what if we commit to running every morning, b[...]