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Controlling People

As a Personal Life Coach, I encourage people to take charge of their life and yet not do everything by themselves. Their response is typically “I’m a control freak so I have to do everything myself to know that it will be done right!” Well being a “control freak” is not healthy. Controlling personalities are hyper vigilant and not fun …

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Overcontrol

As a Personal Life Coach, I encourage people to take charge of their life and yet not do everything by themselves. Their response is typically “I’m a control freak so I have to do everything myself to know that it will be done right!” Well being a “control freak” is not healthy. Controlling personalities are hyper vigilant and not fun …

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Perfection

Are your expectations of yourself and others unrealistic? Are you consumed with everything in your life being absolutely perfect? Do you typically feel stress because you micromanage yourself and the lives of others for the sake of perfection? People who strive for perfection are overachievers. Their life does not feel in sync unless their all their “ducks are in a …

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Toxic Relationships

Is there a relationship in your life that you would consider toxic? Toxic relationships are volatile, angry and abusive. They hurt you and typically are so unpredictable that they leave you feeling as if you did something wrong. Many of my clients who are in a toxic relationship come in feeling as if they had just finished emotional combat. They …

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The Narcissistic Personality Disorder

I recently met with a woman who came in to discuss techniques she could use to improve her relationship with her boss. She described him as a cool, aloof, unavailable and angry man who she had difficulty dealing with. She explained that he ranted and raved when things did not go his way and that everything needed to revolve around …

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No One Can Make You Feel Inferior

Are you empowered? Do you know your own sense of self worth? Do you give yourself credit for all your strengths? Do you know how to stand your ground and speak up for what you feel is right? It’s easy to spot someone who has misplaced their power, because they will frequently make statement like, “He made me feel so …

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How to Remain Positive

A newscaster in the area (who’s name will remain nameless) e-mailed me to suggest that I write a column for positive people who are surrounded by negative co-workers or family members. This newscaster believed that it took a certain strategy to remain positive despite one’s negative surroundings. The question was: “How do we combat negativity and stay mentally healthy?” There …

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