Finding My Why

In Alyssa's previous post Mindful March: Exploring The “Why”, she says: This week, I spent time focusing on a few main “whys” in my life. What I achieved was the ability to begin understanding and letting go of some of the factors in my life that are holding me back from truly discovering my version of … Continue reading Finding My Why

Back to Basics: The 3 Week Hypoallergenic Diet

Last week I wrote about reading Dr. Ameet Aggarwal’s book Heal Your Body, Cure Your Mind and his suggestion to use daily exercises to relax your mind and help relieve physical and mental stress. Although these exercises can be a powerful tool for alleviating anxious thoughts and responses, we must also remember that there are still physical … Continue reading Back to Basics: The 3 Week Hypoallergenic Diet

The Anxious Mind: How I Overcame Fear To Become A Pilot

This past week I began reading about cognitive behavioral therapy - a treatment pioneered by Dr. Aaron T Beck that teaches practical strategies for identifying triggers, challenging the thoughts and beliefs that lead to distress, and learning how to safely face the situations you fear in order to better manage and deal with your anxiety. … Continue reading The Anxious Mind: How I Overcame Fear To Become A Pilot