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Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
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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Depressed Man with Head in Hands

Anyone Can Struggle With Depression

I lived in the pacific northwest in the early 90's alternative "grunge" rock. I used to be embarrassed about this, just like I was embarrassed to admit that I used to drink heavily. When Chris Cornell of Soundgarden committed suicide in May 2017, it impacted me. He was honest in his music. His death reminds me that everyone struggles and appearances are deceiving.

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