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Life Coaching and Counseling
Happiness

30 Happiness Building Actions

There's a lack of happiness and no shortage of stress and anxiety in the world today. People who take care of their mental health do things differently. They engage in actions that are distinct from those who struggle.

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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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Struggle with Anxiety

3 Keys to Overpowering Anxiety

Anxiety robs us of enjoying life. It's the great thief of our time. You should view it as your biggest enemy. Read more to learn how to no longer let fear get the best of you.

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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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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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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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Life Coach

How to Select a Great Life Coach (or Counselor)

The success you experience in coaching depends, in part, on the quality of the professional you hire. Here are some qualities I look for in a coach. Hopefully this list will help you make the best choice possible.

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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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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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