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Fear
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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Without hope

Fear vs Hope Cycle

Everyone struggles with fear & anxiety at different points. Sometimes it's triggered by trauma. Sometimes a lack of sleep can sleep causes it. You can take specific actions to change your perspective from fear to hope.

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A Simple & Powerful Stress Coping Tool

Clients frequently ask for help in coping with stress. Most people can identify the source of their tension (e.g. parenting, relationships, the economy, money, job, health, COVID, etc.), but often CANNOT figure out how to stop the worry.

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Taking Risks

Kickstart Your Self Confidence

History is filled with examples of people who ended up successful who started with nothing and others who overcame the most challenging of circumstances. What you'll find is that you CAN improve your self-confidence if you work at it. 

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Anxious Man on Computer

Overcome Worry & 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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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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Grateful Woman

25 Gratitude Building Questions

We all have seasons in our lives when it's very hard to be positive. I can easily view myself as the victim. Gratitude is one of the only things that can end my pity party. 

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Take Emotional Risks Frequently!

There are certain powerful emotions I never want to feel again. Very strong feelings of rejection, failure, and embarrassment. Because of this hurt from my past, my mind bullies me into doing whatever I can to avoid engaging any situation that could trigger that feeling again. The worst advice you can ever take is from a fearful mind.

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Grateful woman

How to Be Grateful When Life Is Hard

EaIt's easy to find things to worry about and dread. Being grateful is much harder, yet ironically, our gratitude usually significantly more grounded in reality than our anxieties. So many things in life are outside our control, but one thing you can directly influence is your perspective.

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