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Life Coaching and Counseling
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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Businesswoman having anxiety attack.

Overcome Anxiety & Depression

Anxiety focuses on what can go wrong. It zeroes in on the worst outcome coming true and bad things happening again. Hope focuses on what can go right, and the opportunity in every circumstance.

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Skills for Successful Relationships

Skills for Successful Relationships

Most people have anxiety in close relationships at times. You'll learn about 3 tools that can help take the anxiety out of your relationships at work and at home.

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Man Comtemplating Which Road to Take

I’ve Had Some Very Dark Days

I've had some very dark days when I felt my life was totally falling apart. Things I thought could never happen, happened.

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Confidence Building Activity

18 Ways to Build Self-Confidence (Part 2)

Create in your mind a clear picture of what you want. Spend as much of your free time as you can reflecting on and imaging this vision. What would your live be like ideally 20, 15, 10, or 5 years from now. Here is more information on creating a vision. 

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sky diving confidence

18 Ways to Build Self-Confidence (Part 1)

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

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Young Man Pleading with Angry Young Woman

Take Risks Frequently!

There are certain powerful emotions I never want to feel again. Super strong feelings of rejection, failure, and embarrassment. Because of this hurt from my past, my mind (i.e. psyche)... Read More

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How To Be Emotionally Healthy (Part 1)

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.

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Closure with the Past

Why You Should Deal with Past Trauma (Part 2)

Some people will do almost anything to avoid addressing their past. Trying to go back and make sense of it all seems too painful. Closure brings freedom.

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Dealing with Your Past

Why You Should Deal with Your Past (Part 1)

Here are 3 Big Reasons to Go Back and Get Closure. Reasons why you need to deal with past trauma. Getting closure will propel you forward.

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