Give Yourself Some Encouragement!

By karengray

Encouragement is the fuel for motivation. When we feel encouraged it feels good, and we want more of it, so we are motivated to get the next thing done so we can get those feel-good feelings again. The drive to feel good can be strong enough to motivate us to do more.


When we attach the good feeling ...

09.30.20 03:23 PM - Comment(s)

Feeling Overwhelmed?

By karengray

I’ve been working with a lot of people this week who feel like they are just stuck. You know that feeling when you’ve got too much to do and your mind is just full? Your stress levels rise and you end up not making any progress. 


The conscious mind has a limited short term memory, and it has to ...

09.17.20 12:29 PM - Comment(s)

Un-Isolating

By karengray

The coronavirus outbreak may have you feeling lonely, isolated, stressed, and anxious. Whether you and your family are social distancing or required to stay home, you can look after your mental health and stay connected.


Be social.

Socialization is key, especially if you feel isolated. Feeling connect...

08.17.20 01:52 PM - Comment(s)

It’s Bikini Day! Show Off Your Confidence

By karengray

National Bikini Day falls on July 5, and it’s the perfect opportunity to head to the beach. National Bikini Day celebrates the anniversary of the invention of the two-piece bathing suit. It’s also the perfect opportunity to talk about building up self confidence. Even if you don’t plan to show ...

07.01.19 08:27 PM - Comment(s)

Say Something Nice Day

By karengray

June 1st was “Say Something Nice Day.” Say Something Nice Day began in Charleston, South Carolina, as a day to be kind to the special people in our lives. It is a wonderful sentiment, and I am a firm believer in being kind to everyone as often as possible.


This week, to celebrate Say Something Nice D...

06.03.19 07:00 AM - Comment(s)