189: Knowing When to Push & When to Pause
Moving your life to higher ground in any area is going to require that you lean into some periods of intense pushing, but if you want to enjoy the process and maintain your health along the way, you will also need to learn how to honor a big push with a pause:)
Health, I have found, is really an exercise in knowing when to push and when to pause.
If you are a woman who is chronically running her life in a state of hyperdrive, check out this episode of the Grace & Grit podcast.Listen Now!
187: Changing Your Mindset About Stress
Our culture loves to emphasize the downside of stress.
While I agree that extended periods of unmanaged stress can be dangerous to both our physical and mental health, it is important to remember that stress has an upside.
Google defines stress as: a state of mental or emotional strain or tension resulting from adverse or very demanding circumstances.
So, moving your life to higher ground is going to require that you lean into a bit of stress.
Muscles grow when we put them under stress, and…well…so do our lives.
How you think about stress has everything to do with whether it will fortify you or deplete you. And, in this episode of the Grace & Grit podcast, I do a deep dive into how you can take more responsibility for the psychological stress you experience along your journey.Listen Now!
186: Rethinking Goal Setting
Goals can be awesome mile markers along the path to change, but goals are not enough to create and sustain change. If you want to create change in your life that is long-lasting, you have to be willing to change your beliefs about what is possible for your life, your habits and ultimately, your identity.
In this episode of the Grace & Grit podcast, I challenge listeners on how they think of goal setting and how to use goals in a way that helps foster meaningful and sustainable results, not just temporary ones.Listen Now!