Life in Balance

Anxiety & Asthma – Are they related?

10 Mar 2019 Posted by Lauren Rose in Balance

Like many Americans out there, I suffer from anxiety. Some people have a little bit of anxiety, while others have a lot. Mine is a consistent experience, mixed in with all the issues and situations I go through (or suffer through), situations that I attach my anxiety…

The Defense Against Getting Defensive

10 Feb 2019 Posted by Lauren Rose in Balance

There’s one aspect of my relationship with my husband that we have been working on since the day we got together, and that is “getting defensive.” I get defensive in conversations with my husband, I get defensive in conversations with my family, and I get defensive in…

Is There a Right Way?

10 Jan 2019 Posted by Lauren Rose in Balance

What’s the right way to reach your goal? Is there a right way? I’m no doctor, but I do have my own theories about how I can reach my 2019 goal. I vow every January that I will lose weight and get healthier; be more active. Every…

Holiday Blues

10 Dec 2018 Posted by Lauren Rose in Balance

Christmas is a favorite holiday for many, including myself. Every year, once Thanksgiving hits, I’m already searching for the perfect tree and bringing down all the decorations from the attic. I look forward to being in the Christmas spirit; listening to Christmas music, wrapping gifts, decorating the…

Procrastination: Is it that bad?

10 Nov 2018 Posted by Lauren Rose in Self-Care

Procrastination. It could be my middle name. I procrastinate all the time; every task. I’m late for everything. When packing for vacation, I’m always forgetting something because I wait until the last minute to pack. I’ve grown up with the understanding that procrastination is a bad thing….