Julie L Hodges
Julie, aka The Pain Guru, lives with chronic pain in Nevada, teaches yoga/meditation, reads and writes every day. She loves her life with a husband and dogs, a paranormal team, going places in their RV, and having lots of outdoor fun.
Create A Motivating Morning Routine
I’ve always been a night owl. My mother told me that even when I was a baby I’d be awake at 3:00 o’clock in the morning, silently playing with my toes. I was a quiet dream of a baby, but she couldn’t get me to sleep! I’ve passed up jobs because I knew I’d have trouble getting up early. It’s easier for me to stay up all night than to wake very early. I now get up somewhere between 6:00 and 6:30 a.m. I used to get up between 9:30 and 10:00.
Create Your Before-Bed Routine
So often when you go on social media you see posts about morning and evening routines. I feel, at times, it's something we should all know how to come up with on our own. Alas, we don't seem to be able to. I, too, have read articles, watched videos, and read entire books that talk about the routines of our lives. And here I am, about to put my own skin in the routine game.
The Upside of Chronic Pain and Illness
I have chronic pain and Illness. Every day I suffer without end. I'm grateful to modern medicine it isn't as bad as it could be. I'm okay.
Your House Is On Fire!
I’ve been making some progress with decluttering my house. Yesterday I watched a video on YouTube about a topic that had been swirling around in my brain. The video posed a question. If your house was on fire, what would you take with you?
Talking To Loved Ones About Your Chronic Pain or Illness
Talking to friends and family can be scary, but it doesn't need to be. You may be insecure about your future or not know what to say. The information in this article may help you.
My 3 Favorite Ways To Manage My Mindset
Mindset is something you normally hear in entrepreneurial or self-help circles. That's unfortunate. Mindset is important in all our day-to-day lives. Mindset governs everything we do, say, think, believe, and every decision we make from the time we wake up to the time we go to bed.