Does Your Inner Judge Judy Try to Convince You That You Can’t Do It Dr. Emily Colwell

Does Your Inner Judge Judy Try to Convince You That You Can’t Do It?

Emily Colwell Inner Dialogue, Anxiety, Authentic Self, Inner Judge Judy, Micro-Moment Reset, stories Leave a Comment

We’ve ALL got that inner Judge Judy who loves to yammer on in unsupportive and even downright mean ways inside our minds. And sometimes this voice becomes so routine that we stop noticing its presence and it simply runs in the background. But this doesn’t stop its words from impacting how we feel.

I Was Frustrated As Hell...

I Was Frustrated As Hell…

Emily Colwell Anxiety, COVIDtime Leave a Comment

Life understands our imperfect humanness and she generously and repeatedly offers us new moments to notice what happens when we accept the reality of the very second in which we find ourselves. She knows relief and peace await us when we pause our need to try and force this moment to be different than it actually is.

How to Change the Channel in the Face of Big Feelings

How to Change the Channel in the Face of Big Feelings

Emily Colwell Anxiety, COVIDtime, Mindfulness Leave a Comment

Big feelings don’t always need to be worked out quickly in order to find relief. When the intensity of a feeling grows, it can be helpful to change the channel for a bit. Instead of working harder to find the fixes, change the channel, and do something else entirely. This ends up creating MORE space for the big feelings to come out as the real deal, rather than all wrapped up in a big, confusing reaction.