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Balance
Woman living with balance

12 Life Balance Tips

Clients frequently tell me they struggle with life balance. If this is you, I'm confident these 12 tips can help. Now is a great time to invest in yourself. 

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Decision Making Skills

How to Make Good Decisions (Part 2)

You will make some bad decisions in life and that's OK. You'll trust untrustworthy people. You'll take the wrong job. An investment of time and money will go south. Will you follow up bad choices by learning and taking a better path?

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relationship mistakes

13 Relationship Mistakes Married and Dating Couples Make

Frequently I sit down with married or seriously dating couples in turmoil. I see the same conflicts again and again. Many relationship problems can be avoided if couples have, and apply, the right information and use the right tools. Here are some pitfalls to avoid.

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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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Healthy Relationships

Skills for Successful Relationships

Most people have anxiety in close relationships at times. Learn about 3 tools that can help take the anxiety out of your relationships at work and at home.

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Yoga Woman

3 Steps to Life Balance (Part 3)

Something special happens when you live with balance. Life becomes more enjoyable and more exciting. You're more productive. Things start snapping into place.

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Life balance woman

3 Steps to Life Balance (Part 2)

Unrealistic expectations cause stress, depression, anxiety, addiction, relationship problems, and much more. Realistic and healthy expectations lead to balance.

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3 Steps to Life Balance (Part 1)

The first step in life balance is to identify decide on a vision for yourself in each life area. What kind of person do you want to become in each area?

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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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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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