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Life Coaching and Counseling
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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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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Struggle with Anxiety

Coping with Anxiety (Part 1)

COVID-19 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 overcome your fears.

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Anxious Man

Fear vs Hope Cycle

Most everyone is struggling with the fear and unknown related to COVID-19. You can take specific actions that will significantly help with the anxiety.

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Anxious Man on Computer

Overcome Worry & Get Out of Your Head

With all I know about mental health, I still get stuck in worry. I'm often the most negative person I know. Here are three things you must do to get unstuck from your fears and anxieties.

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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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Negative Self Concept

How to Change Negative Core Beliefs (Part 2)

Put energy into identifying and replacing your negative core beliefs. Overpower and replace them. Believing the truth will set you free from your fears.

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Grateful woman

How to Be Grateful When Life Is Hard (Part 1)

Each morning, right after I wake up, I try and journal about 5 things that happened the day before of which I’m grateful. After that, I write down 5 things during the day ahead I grateful for or excitement about. I’ve done this for years and I call it my daily 5 & 5. It takes about 10 minutes, and when done consistently, impacts my attitude significantly.

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Grateful Man

How to Be Grateful When Life Is Hard (Part 2)

I sometimes challenge clients to try the Daily 5 & 5 for a week (7 days in a row). I've had many clients resist. I've also heard many success stories as it's become a habit and and transformed them emotionally.

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Stressed Out Businessman with Smoke Coming from Ears

A Simple & Powerful Stress Coping Tool

Clients frequently ask for help in coping with stress. Most can identify the source of the tension (e.g. health, job, money, relationship, etc.), but they CANNOT figure out how to... Read More

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