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Vulnerability

My 10 Favorite Questions to Ask Clients

Three things I always try to keep in mind when asking clients questions: 1. Be prepared with 2 or 3 powerful questions to start the session. 2. Great questions start with a "what", "how", or a "tell me about". 3. Great questions are simple.

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20 Questions to Ignite Meaningful Conversations

Powerful conversations have positively impacted my life. I long for them. While there are no guarantees, you can create an environment where meaningful discussions are more likely to occur. Great questions are a part of creating this environment.

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How to Connect with Almost Anyone

All people are important, but many don't feel that way. People desperately want to feel valuable and you can help them. Something I've done for years is collect information on my friends, family, and co-workers "favorites".

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Take Risks Frequently!

There are certain powerful emotions I never want to feel again. Super strong feelings of rejection, failure, and embarrassment. Because of this hurt from my past, my mind (i.e. psyche)... Read More

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How To Be Emotionally Healthy (Part 1)

There's a correlation between a lack of healthy emotional expression with depression and anxiety. How do I know this? Well, from research, as well as, from my own personal experience.

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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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