Posts by Lisa Ryan
Let’s Talk About Anxiety
Do you ever find yourself thinking that everyone else seems to be breezing through life and “there’s something wrong with me because I struggle”? Spoiler alert! There’s nothing wrong with you! Anxiety is just a different mindset we find ourselves in for various reasons. Anxiety is “future predicting” – an imagined future with a negative,…Read More
Why do you have to reach rock bottom – maybe it’s just time for change?
I am a huge follower of Laura McKowen*. She has this to say when it comes to assessing your life and the choices you make: The normal question is, “Is this bad enough for me to have to change?” The question we should be asking is, “Is this good enough for me to stay the…Read More
Why Practice Gratitude?
When someone tells me they feel stuck in life, in a situation (and with that can come feelings of anger and frustration) one of the first things I recommend is practicing gratitude daily. Why? What has one got to do with the other? When you are feeling stuck, there is angst for the perceived injustice,…Read More
How long is forever?
A lot of people tell me they have trouble with the idea of giving up drinking “forever”. First of all, I don’t look at my choice to not drink alcohol, a known toxic and addictive substance, as “giving up” anything. Secondly, I have trouble deciding what I want for lunch tomorrow so if you can…Read More
Self Care Reminders
I hear a lot of people say they know they should find the time to practice this or learn so-and-so but they just can’t fit anything extra into their day. The reality is we all have the same amount of hours in the day, the same number of days in the week. You see the…Read More