Category: Buffering

  • Sneaky Signs of Self-Sabotage & A Quick and Easy Hack to Pull Out Of It

    Sneaky Signs of Self-Sabotage & A Quick and Easy Hack to Pull Out Of It

    I’m always surprised when I recognize I’m self-sabotaging. My brain is so sneaky at coming up with new ways or angles. Why do we self-sabotage? The simple answer is fear and our primal survival instinct. When our unconscious mind senses danger, it sends us into a fight/flight/freeze/fawn response. The thing is the things that our […]

  • 3 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Cancelling Plans

    3 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Cancelling Plans

    You made plans with some friends weeks ago. The day has arrived and you have a million thoughts running through your head. It’s hard to tell which ones are stronger–trying to talk yourself up and into going OR justifying why you should cancel.   This is where you take a pause. Breathe. And ask yourself these […]

  • You want me to feel comfortable with what?!

    You want me to feel comfortable with what?!

    The last two weeks have been absolutely ridiculous! Hilariously miserable AND extremely insightful and interesting. Blake (my husband) and I do a version of “dry January” where we eliminate our usual vices. In addition to that this year, we also started using a meal service to help us eat healthier (because “ew, vegetables”). Without any […]

  • Confidence and your Subconscious

    Confidence and your Subconscious

    Do you ever feel insecure when going out to meet a group of people because you’re afraid they’ll judge you? Or how about feeling like you are not in control of your life and everything is just happening to you? Our subconscious mind interprets what’s happening around us and then stores that information out of […]

  • Halloween and the Masks We Wear

    Halloween and the Masks We Wear

    Happy Halloween, my beautiful friends! Halloween is one of my favorite holidays of the year. I LOVE all things spooky and have been binging horror tv, movies, and podcasts this season. My husband shared a podcast recently called Throughline produced by NPR that did an episode on the origins of Halloween. As we listened, I […]

  • What do freezing temps and introverts have in common?

    What do freezing temps and introverts have in common?

    This past week in Utah has been COLD. It got down to freezing temperature. What do people who are cold do? Put on a ton of layers, wrap themselves tight in the warmest blanket they can find, and get into their comfort zone. From a psychological level, all humans gravitate towards our comfort zones. Why? […]

  • What Is Your Insecurity Stopping You From Doing?

    What Is Your Insecurity Stopping You From Doing?

    As we grow up, as humans do, we unconsciously take on thoughts and beliefs that others offer up to us. When we were bullied, abused, neglected, told we’re different…we unconsciously made those things mean something about ourselves. We unknowingly create insecurities for ourselves that sounds like:● “I’m not good enough”● “I can’t do that”● “I’m […]