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7 Questions That Can Transform Your Relationship

Here are 7 great questions you can ask each other every week. Take just 15 – 30 minutes to discuss them. They can transform you relationship.

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How To Reach Your Goals (Part 1)

To reach your goals, it's important to know why many people miss the mark. Here are 9 common traps that snag people and make your goals fall flat. Avoid each one!

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Creating a Work Culture that’s Positive & Productive

Over the past 20 years as a therapist, trainer, and coach, I've helped over 2,000 families thrive, and over 250 companies improve their work culture. There are similarities between the healthiest companies and families. Here are three traits they have in common.

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Anxious Man

Fear vs Hope Cycle

Most everyone is struggling with the fear and unknown related to COVID-19. You can take specific actions that will significantly help with the anxiety.

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Man With a Vision

Clarifying a Vision for your Future

It's transformed the lives of business owners. It's changed the direction of families. It's taken people from addiction to sobriety, from anxiety to hope, and from depression to excitement. What the heck is it? VISION.

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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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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

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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How to Find Clarity in Life

I had a big problem in 7th grade. I was being bullied. Most of the bullying came at the hands of one "much bigger" kid in particular, but others participated as well. Hair spray was sprayed in my face, my bike was stolen, one kid even pooped on my front porch (I am not making this stuff up, just ask my parents). It was non-stop and relentless at school and even away from school. I would not stand up for myself.

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