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BEING INDEPENDENT IN A DEPENDENT WORLD
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"we have to learn to be balanced; being too independent could lead to a controlling lifestyle and being too dependent could lead to an uncontrolled lifestyle"

NEW BLOG POST 

BEING INDEPENDENT IN A DEPENDENT WORLD

— here.

"we have to learn to be balanced; being too independent could lead to a controlling lifestyle and being too dependent could lead to an uncontrolled lifestyle"


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designed by our one and only Kory Woodard

Let the Past Be the Past

You have your new dress on, make up, heart racing, and ready to go out with this brand new charming guy. He opens the door for you, and all of a sudden this image pops into your head. An ex boyfriend. 

It’s no secret that there are bad relationships out there. (Now of course there are some fantastic ones as well, I’m not just being pessimistic!) And most of us have been unlucky and gotten caught up in one. Sometimes these relationships can tear down our self esteem as we start to believe hurtful things the other says about us in midst of a fight. Or we may over analyze situations that cause us to be doubtful and cause strain on ourselves and relationships. 

Then there’s the ending scenario. 

The aftermath.

The breakup. 

The sad song you play over and over.  

Breakups can be rough on our minds. We play back the things that went wrong and wonder if it was us who caused them. We may wonder why we weren’t good enough to make it work. We may think back on all the things they didn’t like about us, and take them to heart and persuade ourselves they were right. Another scenario would be you think back on what THEY did wrong, maybe cheated or lied, and wonder why you weren’t good enough for them to not do those things to you. I’m going to tell you - please don’t do any of these things to yourself! 

Nothing about the past should determine our worth - especially if that part of the past is a person. Whether they are friends, family, or past strings that are now unattached telling you otherwise - let the battle end and know that you are worth more then anyone can define. 

 Just because you had that one boyfriend in the past who cheated on you, teased you, or broke your heart, does not mean you can’t get back up with the confidence that you are worth much more. You deserve much more. Please don’t let yourself get lost in the train of thought that you are anything less then wonderful.  


Post by Xanna Kidd 

"I remember when my anxiety made me feel like there is no light at the end of the tunnel."-Rachel Ramos of Calm Clinic


Dear Anxiety, 
Where do we begin with you.
What a loyal bugger you can be!
I have had your company for so many years and well I have just out grown you. But what to do?!

This is how I have felt about that tightening in my chest, the rise of anger or panic in any given moment.
I have done counseling, medication, positive affirmation and although ALL of those are great things for various situations! Let me share with you a little hidden secret I had No-IDEA about. 

When you have anxiety, sugar is an enemy – especially if taken in high amount. It really has something to do with your blood sugar levels. If your sugar levels keep alternating from low to high, your mood swings as well. Sugar is a known anxiety stimulant. You should do your best to avoid it.

So Protein is my friend, I told my nutritionalist about my anxiety and to my surprise she wasn’t phased at all! When I told her I go long periods without eating and when I do it can be full of sugar and not some nice yummy protein. She smiled and gently told me that I was just like every other collage age kid. 
A common problem among people especially collage age kids going way too long without food and then drinking coffee instead of eating protein and then wondering why I have anxiety for no reason! 

What happens in your brain:

Protein contains amino acids that affect neurotransmitters, powerful chemicals in the brain that influence mental performance and emotional states.

Proteins release amino acids into the bloodstream after food digests. The amino acids enter the brain network to regulate how cells network and communicate. The actions can change your focus, concentration or mental response.

They key to avoiding or relieving anxiety may include eating protein foods in the morning and balancing protein and carbohydrates in the afternoon.

Of course I’ve had season’s where life has been full of stress. Where eating a nice juicy piece of chicken wouldn’t fix that tightening suffocating feeling. But I have found this advice to pair protein with just about everything I eat to be extremely helpful.

You can completely conquer anxiety. I BELIEVE this and in YOU. It takes some looking at. To see what is best suited for YOUR anxiety. It’s ok if you try several things that don’t work. Keep going…
That so called light at the end of the tunnel, isn’t just light. It’s also a giant ball of joy and a washing of peace. It’s life the way it was made to be free of anxiety. 

Post by Ashley Fielden
Dealing with anxiety is just another step to understanding your self worth and worthiness of love. We allow our fears to creep in and dictate who we are and how we should live our lives.. 

"I remember when my anxiety made me feel like there is no light at the end of the tunnel."-Rachel Ramos of Calm Clinic

Dear Anxiety,
 
Where do we begin with you.
What a loyal bugger you can be!
I have had your company for so many years and well I have just out grown you. But what to do?!
This is how I have felt about that tightening in my chest, the rise of anger or panic in any given moment.
I have done counseling, medication, positive affirmation and although ALL of those are great things for various situations! Let me share with you a little hidden secret I had No-IDEA about. 
When you have anxiety, sugar is an enemy – especially if taken in high amount. It really has something to do with your blood sugar levels. If your sugar levels keep alternating from low to high, your mood swings as well. Sugar is a known anxiety stimulant. You should do your best to avoid it.

So Protein is my friend, I told my nutritionalist about my anxiety and to my surprise she wasn’t phased at all! When I told her I go long periods without eating and when I do it can be full of sugar and not some nice yummy protein. She smiled and gently told me that I was just like every other collage age kid.
 
A common problem among people especially collage age kids going way too long without food and then drinking coffee instead of eating protein and then wondering why I have anxiety for no reason! 
What happens in your brain:
Protein contains amino acids that affect neurotransmitters, powerful chemicals in the brain that influence mental performance and emotional states.
Proteins release amino acids into the bloodstream after food digests. The amino acids enter the brain network to regulate how cells network and communicate. The actions can change your focus, concentration or mental response.
They key to avoiding or relieving anxiety may include eating protein foods in the morning and balancing protein and carbohydrates in the afternoon.
Of course I’ve had season’s where life has been full of stress. Where eating a nice juicy piece of chicken wouldn’t fix that tightening suffocating feeling. But I have found this advice to pair protein with just about everything I eat to be extremely helpful.
You can completely conquer anxiety. I BELIEVE this and in YOU. It takes some looking at. To see what is best suited for YOUR anxiety. It’s ok if you try several things that don’t work. Keep going…
That so called light at the end of the tunnel, isn’t just light. It’s also a giant ball of joy and a washing of peace. It’s life the way it was made to be free of anxiety. 


Dealing with anxiety is just another step to understanding your self worth and worthiness of love. We allow our fears to creep in and dictate who we are and how we should live our lives..