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The True Meaning of Success

How much energy do you devote toward being successful and attaining your goals? Many people spend lots of energy wanting to be successful but not evaluating what true success means for them. I am always amazed at how hard my clients work at things that don’t make them feel good about themselves and their efforts, yet they claim to want …

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Are You Really Ready to Set Your Goals?

Are you one of those people who have certain goals that never seem to get accomplished? Have you been saying for years that you will lose weight, get out of an unhealthy relationship, get up earlier or exercise and you haven’t been able to effectively master the task? Don’t beat yourself up about not reaching your goals. You may not …

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Balance Is the Key to Life

To be a healthy individual, you should be able to balance the areas of giving to others, asking for what you need, and giving to yourself. Unfortunately, there are a lot of people who give to another person in hopes that they will get the same in return. This is especially true for women. In our women’s groups, I frequently …

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Which Approach Do You Choose for Change?

Is there something that you want to change in your life, yet you continue to hedge back and forth, wondering if you’re strong enough to make that needed lifestyle change? If you are ambivalent and not truly committed to changing your life, don’t waste your time or energy stuck in your own ambivalence. The odds are definitely against you. Most …

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Anger

Anger is seen as the negative emotion, when in reality it can help people to make needed changes in one’s life. Anger is a natural reaction to life and requires individualized attention to acknowledge, manage, and learn from it. Although anger is an emotion that makes many people uncomfortable, it is important to honor it. Anger does not have to …

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Anger Management

I had a client who was physically abusive to his wife. As a result, she had shut down emotionally. Neither person knew how to improve the situation and both parties walked around with lots of unmet emotional needs. He was as miserable as his wife. He detested his rage and yet it felt so uncontrollable. He didn’t seek help until …

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Loss

I am convinced that the true purpose of life is giving and receiving love. It matters not how much money you make, what kind of business you run, or where you live if you don’t have people to share your wealth. Whenever you develop and nurture a relationship, there is a risk for loss. There will be times when you …

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Pain Can Create Gain

There is an old saying that goes, “Turn your wounds into wisdom.” Every single person has gone through adversity that has pained them greatly. Some are so scarred by their pain that they choose to be victims. They perseverate on how they have been taken advantage of and they report such a great sense of vulnerability that they feel immobilized. …

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How to Manage Anxiety

Are you a person who would be considered a worrier? Do you constantly find yourself catastrophysing situations? Do you take a situation and think about all of the conceivable things that could go wrong? Do you play them over and over again in your own mind? Do your fearful thoughts “wear you out and wear you down”? All healthy people …

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The Primary Feeling Can Motivate You

Do you feel stuck? Are there areas of your life that stay the same despite the fact you want to change? Do you wonder why you just can’t get over the hurdles and make your life different? Your emotions may be what’s holding you back from being the person you really want to be. When I work with people, I …

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