Archive for August, 2012

Talking to Yourself Is A Sign Of Sanity, Not Insanity: Reducing Anxiety Through Power Walking

August 13th, 2012 by Laura Longley

Much of my life I suffered from anxiety on a regular basis. Obviously this is not a fun (or useful) state in which to be. The good news is that I found some techniques that really helped me manage my anxiety, and they are still helpful when I do have one of those moments. One…

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Say What You Need to Say: 3 Benefits of Speaking Your Truth

August 6th, 2012 by Laura Longley

Walking like a one man army, Fighting shadows in your head Living out the same old moment Knowing you’d be better off instead, If you could only… Say what you need to say ~John Mayer, “Say What You Need to Say” I recently heard this John Mayer song, and it was so wonderful to understand…

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The Next Step is All You Need

August 3rd, 2012 by Laura Longley

Several weeks ago when I was feeling in a fog and not knowing what direction to go, I had a conversation with a friend of mine. What he told me has stuck with me since: I don’t need to know any more than what the next step is. Frequently in the fog, we can see…

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Cleaning Out the Basement – Literally and Figuratively

August 1st, 2012 by Laura Longley

For years I’ve been talking about cleaning out the basement of my house. I’ve been aware that there is a bunch of junk down there that I don’t want or need, and as time passes it gets messier and messier. About seven years ago I was thinking of doing some remodeling to my house, but…

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