What's Driving You?

What you buy, what you wear, how you do your hair, what you say…it’s all driven by one thing - emotion.

Without emotion, you wouldn’t learn anything new or remember your loved ones because none of it would hold any significance...

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Why Does Change Hurt

I hate change.

I am a comfort junkie. I like the familiar. I like routine. I typically like “predictable”.

Maybe you’re like me. Maybe you resist or hate change.

You might be tempted to think it is because of a control issue (and...

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3 Ways to Tell if Your Past is Haunting You

We all have shenanigans in our past. Maybe it was yesterday. Maybe it was when we were kids. Maybe it was big, maybe it was small.

Maybe someone hurt your feelings.

Maybe someone messed up.

Or maybe it was you. Maybe you hurt someone’s...

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My Death and Resurrection

I was dead.

I didn’t even know it. Okay, sure, I was alive. Like my heart was beating and I was breathing…but I was dead. I was dead to my surroundings, to my desires, to my wants, to my preferences, to my dreams…dead to...

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3 Actions You Can Take to Deal with an Angry World

I don’t go out much. It has nothing to do with the current state of the world; I didn’t go out much before there was all these pandemic shenanigans. I like to stay home.

But I had to go to the city the other day.

I couldn’t...

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Are You Coasting?

I can fall into a bad habit.

I put things off. I procrastinate. I coast along every now and then without putting in any effort.

I have dreams and desires, hopes and aspirations. But I put them off.

Why? I honestly have no idea.

But this week,...

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What "They" Don't Want You to Know

This is a crazy time. Absolutely batsh#t crazy. (Pun intended.)

There’s some pretty scary stories out there. It’s hard to know what to believe, who to believe, how to behave, whether to conform, or whether to rebel. How do we discern...

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Don't Keep a Kitten in a Box

Did you know that if you keep a kitten in a box where all the kitten ever sees are horizontal lines, and then you take the kitten out where there are horizontal and vertical lines, the kitten literally can’t perceive the vertical lines? It...

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What Your Stress Management is Missing

I was recently asked what makes what we do so different than anything else out there.

What a great question. I mean, there are hundreds of different approaches to stress management, so what sets us apart?

I had to think about it for a second. I...

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The Right and Wrong Way to Distract Yourself

One of the most common coping mechanisms to deal with stress is distraction. The idea that, “Well this is bothering me so I’m going to do something else.”

(In this case we’re not discussing the other kind of...

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