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Life Coaching and Counseling

A Simple Stress Management Tool

I struggle with managing stress. The good news is that I can win this fight, and so can you. I frequently help clients learn to manage stress at both work and home. Here’s one of the tools I teach.

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50 Excellent & Fun Relationship Building Questions

Here's a list of 50 of my favorite relationship building questions. Use this tool to build relationships at work, home, and with your friends. They work well for team meetings and family events. Enjoy!

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Team having fun

11 Fun Ice Breakers for Work & Social Events

Ice breakers, to start off a meeting, can make a positive difference. They can be used in person or during virtual team meetings (e.g. Zoom or MicroSoft Teams.

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Stop Procrastinating & Get Things Done

Clients share with me frustrations about not getting things done. They almost always know what they need to do, but they don't do it. Here are 4 strategies I use to help myself and clients overcome procrastination.

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Successfully Navigating Life Transitions

I've had some very dark days when I felt my life was totally falling apart. Things I thought could never happen, happened. Here are three essential actions that have helped me make it through tough life transitions.

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Man With a Vision

Clarifying a Vision for your Future

It's transformed the lives of business owners. It's changed the direction of families. It's taken people from addiction to sobriety, from anxiety to hope, and from depression to excitement. What the heck is it? VISION.

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25 Books That Have Changed My Life

I've read a lot of books and a special few have inspired me deeply. Some books have changed, and possibly saved, my life. I want to share them with you.

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Healing After a Divorce

12 Tips for Healing After a Divorce

I still feel sad and try and hide the fact that my marriage ended in 2017. As a family therapist, I never thought I could end up divorced. These last 5 years, while I've struggled to heal and move on, I've also learned many valuable lessons.

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A Simple & Powerful Stress Coping Tool

Clients frequently ask for help in coping with stress. Most people can identify the source of their tension (e.g. parenting, relationships, the economy, money, job, health, COVID, etc.), but often CANNOT figure out how to stop the worry. This article will give you a tool you CAN use to help you handle anything bothering you.

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Negative Self Image

How to Change Negative Core Beliefs (Part 1)

Mindsets are deeply, and often unconsciously, held beliefs about ourselves and the world. They form during our upbringing and further develop through life experiences, both good and bad. Our mindsets can enhance our future or hinder it. Focusing on the truth helps us have the courage to be our best. Believing lies limits our great potential.

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