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Anxiety
Tough Decision Making

How to Make Good Decisions (Part 1)

I've wasted countless hours in turmoil over decisions. Indecision has hurt my career and cost me financially. I've frustrated family and friends because I couldn't make up my mind. Few things stress me out more than major choices, and few things bring me as much relief as getting decisions made.

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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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How to Stop Worrying & Get Out of Your Head

How to Stop Worrying & 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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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... Read More

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Hope vs. Fear

Hope vs. Fear

Life is hard! It brings us many challenges we didn’t expect and weren’t prepared to face. I’ve had days when I’ve struggled to stay hopeful. Many people vacillate between hope... Read More

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20 Questions to Create a Positive Mindset

Something that I can do that is never a waste of time is taking 10 minutes for gratitude. This helps me get focused on the RIGHT things even at my worst moments. Often clients come to me stressed out over things outside their control. I generally ask some questions to challenge their thinking. If I can get their mind focused on gratitude, their dispossession changes. I wish I could film their face as this change occurs. It's amazing.

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Decision Making Skills

How to Make Good Decisions (Part 2)

Over the last two weeks, I've made some decisions that were good and some I regret. I asked some friends for help with moving into our additional office space. That was a good decision. We couldn't have made the move without the help. I avoiding pursuing some business opportunities due to my fear of rejection. That was a bad choice on my part. Both were not major decisions, but success with small choices gives me the strength and momentum for the big ones. Here's 4 more tools I find helpful in being decisive.

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Anyone Can Struggle With Anxiety (Part 1)

In 1998 I flew from Wichita to Phoenix on America West Airlines. We hit some turbulence going over the Rocky Mountains, the most severe I've ever experienced. Some passengers screamed. Others prayed and recited scripture out loud. What probably lasted 15 minutes seemed to go on for hours. Our Boeing 737 eventually landed at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport. After the flight I thought I was fine, but I was wrong.

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Anyone Can Struggle 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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