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Iceberg Beliefs

The Damaging Belief That's Keeping You From Finding Calm

Posted 02.04.2015 | Healthy Living

For the next 30 days, GPS for the Soul and meQuilibrium are providing you tips on how to live a healthier, happier and stress-free life. See the previ...

Why Those Who Embrace Leisure Get More Done

meQuilibrium | Posted 11.20.2014 | Healthy Living

I believe people when they tell me their lives are unmanageably busy. But I also have seen that what people believe about leisure and relaxation has a far greater impact on their well-being than a packed calendar alone.

The 2 Beliefs That Keep You Stuck In A Stress Cycle

meQuilibrium | Posted 07.09.2014 | Healthy Living

There wasn't one person who graced that stage who didn't, at one time or another, think, "This is too much. I can't handle it." And everyone who has come around the bend of that stress-induced despair didn't do it by beating stress or "winning," but by changing their mindset.

How To Kick Your Procrastination Habit

meQuilibrium | Posted 03.25.2014 | Healthy Living

How will your life, your career, your relationships suffer as a result of inaction? Remind yourself that it's not just about how hard this or that task is -- it's about putting real effort into a thing you care about. And I promise you, there's no better reward than that.

3 Holiday Expectations We Need To Let Go

meQuilibrium | Posted 02.02.2014 | Healthy Living

When you make gratitude a practice and express it to others, you shore up your own sense emotional well-being. Gift-giving can then be what it really is: a small sweet moment in a long rich life.

How To Stop Being A Control Freak

meQuilibrium | Posted 11.14.2013 | Healthy Living

Put someone else in charge. Yup. Do the thing you can't imagine. Hand over responsibility -- for a project, a trip, a party -- and instead of masterminding everything, go along for the ride.

Why Your Emotions Get So Out Of Whack

meQuilibrium | Posted 10.03.2013 | Healthy Living

They're called iceberg beliefs because only the tip is in our conscious awareness. The rest lies under water, below the level of awareness. Like a real iceberg, these thoughts can be difficult to steer around and can even sink the ship.

How To Cut Back On Fear-Based Thinking

meQuilibrium | Posted 07.30.2013 | Healthy Living

I've lived too much of my life in reaction to fear: Fear of being hurt, of being embarrassed, of not being good enough. It has kept me from being as strong as I could be. It's contributed to a life riddled with anxiety and straitjacketed by stress.