Monthly Archives: January 2016

Understanding Performance Anxiety

Understanding Performance Anxiety
Suppose you could unhook from all your thoughts about how bad or unpleasant fear is and how much you hate it?

All it would take is being able to nonjudgmental notice the physical sensations, without trying to make them go away!

Trying to get rid of your fear takes up a lot of energy […]

Learn The Mindfulness Skill Of Engagement

LEARN THE MINDFULNESS SKILL OF ENGAGEMENT
To be fully present in your life and get the most out of it,  you need to be: aware, attentive and fully engaged in what is happening.

There is a simple mindfulness skill, I regularly use with my clients called “engagement.”

You connect with whatever you are doing at the moment […]

THE SELF ESTEEM TRAP

DOES STRONG SELF ESTEEM = PEAK PERFORMANCES?
Our society encourages us to think in terms of winners and losers, success and failure, champions and underachievers.

Experts tell us to:
“Think like a winner!”
“Winners do this!” 
“Losers do that!”
If you get hooked by the story you’re a winner or a success there are definitely short term benefits. […]

Sometimes Life Can Feel Unfair

If You Believe Life Is Unfair – How To Get Out Of Your Victim Story
Most people talk openly about being stressed, but hardly ever talk about their fears.
We Are Fearful About…
Our finances.
Where our relationship is going.
Facing an illness.
Failing while pursuing a new dream, talent or passion.

Change Is Frightening
Any transition or change, even if it is […]