There are many different ways that people choose to stimulate their brain activity. One of them that seems to be getting a great deal of attention these days is called aromatherapy. This involves lighting candles or heating up oils with various types of scents on them. These scents will trigger a variety of reactions from the brain that are positive in nature. Not everyone is a follower of such methods though because they are skeptical about such capabilities. There are other people though that will tell you that aromatherapy has changed many things in their thinking process for the better.

Why do we stay in our comfort zone? Because our comfort zone is the stress-free zone we are used to. It’s what is familiar. It’s also the place where we are the most dissatisfied with our life. When we stay in our comfort zone, we are forcing ourselves to stay stagnant. We’re afraid to change for fear of what could happen. Our brains are trained to keep us safe so we stay in our comfort zone instead of facing the unknown.

We all have high aspirations. However, it can be hard to turn those dreams and goals into a reality. The truth is many of us struggle to reach our goals. The reason frequently involves our apprehension about step out of our comfort zone.

It’s true that nothing ever happens in our comfort zone. It’s the place that keeps us in the “someday” mode of pushing our goals to the side until

You’re dreaming of traveling to the beach, sitting on the sand watching the sun set. But instead of taking the steps to go, you feel fear. What if you’re needed at your job, by your family or any of your other obligations? What if the plane crashes? What if you get lost? What would happen if you let down your guard? What if…?

Get new posts by email

Next Scheduled Live Certification Course:

  • How to Get Comfortable Receiving Praise
    Do you find it difficult or uncomfortable to accept praise or compliments? If so, you’re not alone. According to Tess Brigham, psychotherapist and certified life coach, low self-worth is a big reason why receiving a […]
  • The Benefits of Focusing on Your Strengths
    Can you name your strengths, or just your weaknesses? According to Susan Surtel, a professional coach on, “two-thirds of adults are not aware of where their natural talents lie.” She goes on to say […]
  • Setting Reasonable Expectations
    According to, “a goal or target that is realistic is one which you can sensibly expect to achieve.” In order to know what a reasonable expectation is, let’s first discuss what an unreasonable expectation […]
  • Strategies for Bouncing Back from Conflict
    Have you ever had to deal with conflict? If so, what was your initial reaction? There is no way to avoid conflict all the time, so learning how to deal with it in a healthy […]
  • Simple Ways to Stop Overthinking
    Overthinking can be a constant and chronic issue for many individuals. This vicious cycle can feel like mental acrobatics. And for the person who deals with impostor syndrome, overthinking seems to be part of their […]
  • Ease Feelings of Impostor Syndrome with Meditation
    Impostor syndrome can go by many different names, such as “impostor phenomenon” or “fraud syndrome.” It is described as having an overwhelming feeling that you do not deserve the success you have earned. Some even […]
  • Live Life Loved Podcast – Episode 7 – What’s Been Heavy on my Mind Lately
    In this episode, Nicole shares a lot of personal information and where she has been lately. She also shares her personal take-aways from this experience and how we can all benefit from the information – […]
  • Getting Back on Track When You’ve Lost Your Enthusiasm for Life
    Have you lost all enthusiasm for life? Did your “get up and go” get up and leave? If so, you certainly aren’t alone! Many people lose their enthusiasm for life somewhere along the way. Whether […]
  • How “Caring Less” Reduces Your Stress and Improves Health
    Living with stress can lead to poor health and is a large contributing factor in heart disease, asthma, obesity, gastrointestinal problems, and other physical health problems. In addition, stress increases your chance of experiencing depression, […]
  • Do you feel guilty for having interests or hobbies of your own?
    The hustle culture surrounding us can sometimes make us feel guilty for having interests or hobbies of our own, especially if it takes us away from our career or our family. Sadly, this feeling of […]