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Life Coaching and Counseling
Depression Man

A Secret to Overcoming Depression

I've learned over the years that the way out of anxiety and depression always starts with becoming aware that you're struggling with your attitude. Once you're aware you are stuck, then you can then make changes. You won't try to fix something you don't acknowledge is broken. 

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Stressed Out Young Woman

Overcoming 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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Confident Man

A Transformational Self-Confidence Building Activity

I struggle with self confidence. Even though I've had success in life, my insecurities never totally go away. I have to fight them each day.

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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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Why You Should Deal with Your Past (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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Coping with Anxiety (Part 2)

What is Anxiety? ~ Being consumed by future failures ~ Being absorbed by past failures ~ Something that stifles your intuition ~ Something that steals your ability to trust yourself ~ A false belief that being intense makes you safe ~ A false belief that productivity keeps you safe

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Emotionally Healthy Man

How To Be Emotionally Healthy (Part 2)

Being emotionally vulnerable can be terrifying. One reason I became a therapist, is to feel safe and appear like I've got things together. When people come to me for help, I'm seen as the expert, and I get to remain in control. Asking for help is much more vulnerable than dishing it out. I'm much more comfortable helping than being helped. I'm not proud of this.

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