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Life Coaching and Counseling

How To Reach Your Goals (Part 1)

To reach your goals, it's important to know why many people miss the mark. Here are 9 common traps that snag people and make your goals fall flat. Avoid each one!

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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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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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Creating a Work Culture that’s Positive & Productive

Over the past 20 years as a therapist, trainer, and coach, I've helped over 2,000 families thrive, and over 250 companies improve their work culture. There are similarities between the healthiest companies and families. Here are three traits they have in common.

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Why You Should Deal with Your Past

I want my clients to live full and free lives. I don't want the past holding them back. Frequently I challenge clients to process, and come to terms with, past trauma. Their future, and mine, depends on us facing our demons.

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How To Be a Better Friend to Yourself

It doesn't matter if you're rich or poor, old or young, healthy or sick. Your life, like mine, will always have difficult times. If you're proactive in your self care, you can prevent much of your suffering during these difficult times.

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Emotionally health

How To Be Emotionally Healthy

There's a correlation between a lack of healthy emotional expression with depression and anxiety. How do I know this? Well, from research, as well as, from my own personal experience. But there is hope! The healthier you become emotionally, the better life gets.

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Thriving Marriage

A Secret to Creating a Healthy & Thriving Marriage

Have you ever wondered what makes a marriage thrive? Have you ever wanted to know how to take your marriage from “good” to “great”? The happiest married couples do some things differently. 

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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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Facing Your Fear

Stop Letting Fear Damage Your Life

What's your biggest fear in life? Mine is probably rejection in its various forms. I want people to like me. Ironically, the more I try and be what other people want me to be, the more fear I have.

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