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Life Coaching and Counseling

3 Tips to Eliminating Mental Clutter

Do you tasks at home and work you've have been putting off? In life coaching terminology, we call these "loose ends", "unfinished business", or "mental clutter". Each day you avoid taking action is another day energy and momentum is drained from your life. Stuff you know needs to be addressed that you keep avoiding.

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Overwhelmed Man

What to Do When Emotionally Overwhelmed

In these emotionally flooding situations, your brain's emotional center, called the amygdala, overrides your pre-frontal cortex, the rational part of your brain. I call this “brain-lock”, where my brain becomes useless, except for fleeing the situation quickly or fighting whatever seems threatening.

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Struggle with Anxiety

Coping with Anxiety

The many uncertainties of life these days has caused lots of people to worry. Many people, without knowing it, make their anxiety much worst for three reasons. Here are 3 ways to no longer let your fears get the best of you.

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Take Emotional Risks Frequently!

There are certain powerful emotions I never want to feel again. Very strong feelings of rejection, failure, and embarrassment. Because of this hurt from my past, my mind bullies me into doing whatever I can to avoid engaging any situation that could trigger that feeling again. The worst advice you can ever take is from a fearful mind.

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relationship building activities

12 Dating & Marriage Building Activities

A healthy marriage takes effort, but it’s well worth it, especially when you count the costs of divorce (financial, emotional, etc.). Here are 12 activities that can take your marriage from average to extraordinary.

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Grateful Woman

25 Gratitude Building Questions

We all have seasons in our lives when it's very hard to be positive. I can easily view myself as the victim. Gratitude is one of the only things that can end my pity party. 

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Relationship Connect

How to Connect with Almost Anyone

All people are important, but many don't feel that way. People desperately want to feel worthy and you can help them. Something I've done is collect information on my friends, family, and co-workers "favorites".

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New Friendship

15 Ways Adults Can Make Friends

I’m often asked by clients for advice on how to make new friends. These are the 12 suggestions I give people to help them expand their support network.

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Adam's First Sky Dive. Growing my self-confidence.

18 Ways to Build Self-Confidence

I went sky diving for the first time in 2019. Tandem sky diving is great confidence builder, and a blast as well. Here are some other healthy ways to build your self-confidence.

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Question Man Aha Moment

My 20 Favorite Questions to Ask Clients

People are longing for connection. Connecting at the heart level changes everything for the better. Human connection heals! As you prepare for interactions with your family, friends & co-workers, here are some questions that can strengthen bonds.

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