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How to Make Big Changes. Podcast Episode 12

It's easy to let the stresses of life overwhelm us. Our lives in modern society are busy and stuffed full of "things to do". We often don't even notice the underlying stress.

How to Make Big Changes Podcast

Today I want to tell you how I realised that I was in a chronic state of stress and anxiety. I wasn't showing up as the parent, wife or person that I wanted to be.

At times overwhelmed swept over me. Leaving me frustrated and angry.

I snapped at my kids. 

I whined at my husband.

I sabotaged myself.

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Why Do We Get Stuck in Negative Behaviour?

Why would I do that you ask?

Because our brains are wired to be negative. It's easy to get into a spiral of negative thinking.

When you're aware of it, you can stop it and replace it with helpful and positive behaviour.

My journey started when I looked at my family and wanted to create a "harmonious and loving family".

I started by working on myself. Including loving myself and prioritising my own needs.

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What Do You Want to Change in Your Life?

Your journey might be triggered by something else. Wanting to lose weight, stop drinking, feel fabulous.

Whatever the trigger, the first step is to start looking after yourself.


Changes I have Made By Being More Aware of Myself

  1. I like myself more
  2. I love myself more
  3. Care for myself more
  4. I have more energy
  5. I feel fulfilled
  6. I feel fitter
  7. Better relationships with all my family
  8. Less stress and anxiety
  9. More happiness
  10. More enjoyment of everyday things
  11. More appreciating what I have
  12. More purpose
  13. More fulfilled
  14. Healthier
  15. Sense of self and identity
  16. More connected
  17. Less overwhelm and helplessness
  18. More inner confidence
  19. More organised
  20. Able to manage my thoughts and emotions
  21. Nothing I can’t handle
  22. Sense of abundance
  23. Able to make amazing plans

Specific Things I've Done

  1. Podcast
  2. Meditation
  3. Created a business to help others

How Do You Start to Make Big Changes?

  1. Believing in yourself.  Prioritise yourself. Be kind to yourself.
  2. Retraining your brain to be more positive.


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Author Bio

Dr Orlena is a health coach. She helps busy mums go from "I can't lose weight" to feeling fit and fabulous. Find out more about her here.


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