Stress

Let Go Of Inner Resistance

Letting Go Of Resistance
Rather than allowing life to carry us where we want to go, we spend a lot of time resisting.

We assume we need to struggle to get what we want.

But what if it is not true?

What if you could allow the natural flow of life support you in having what you want?

Think […]

How To Get Over Perfectionism Anxiety

GETTING OUT OF THE PERFECTIONISM TRAP

Learn to Recognize Perfectionism
There is nothing wrong with having high standards, but when these standards are too high, they can really get in the way of your work, relationships, and enjoyment of life.

If you have trouble figuring out whether you have a problem with perfectionism, you might find answering […]

TREATING ANXIETY AND WORRY

TREATING ANXIETY AND WORRY
Future tripping leads to anxiety, fear and worry.

Not knowing can be frightening, but worrying about something is not going to help you figure it out.

Fear paralyzes you from moving forward or pushes you into a state of panic.
HOW YOU CREATE ANXIETY
You create anxiety in your body when you are thinking about […]

HOW TO HANDLE FEAR

HOW TO HANDLE FEAR
When fears shows up I suggest you…

 
ALLOW IT
When you feel fear you go into the fight or flight response, which evolved over millions of years to prepare our body for action.

It gives you quick reflexes, the pumping of muscles, heightened awareness and greater strength.

You will never get it to work for […]

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Understanding Fear

UNDERSTANDING FEAR IN OURSELF AND OTHERS
Imagine you were taught that squirrels were the most dangerous animals in the world.

Squirrels have razor sharp teeth that could tear you apart.

They love nothing more than killing and eating humans.

They can jump higher than 2-story building.

Suppose you completely believed all that?.

Then one day when you were out walking […]

What You Can Do To Tame Your Crazy Thoughts

Wanted to share with you a story of a client who came to me for help to tame her crazy thoughts.

Here is her story in her own words…
Totally Untamed
I began feeling anxious beginning back in high school. I was very worried that I wouldn’t make it into college, get a job or live the […]

How To Deal With Performance Anxiety

How To Deal With Performance Anxiety
If you’ve seen the new movie The Revenant, you witnessed the horrific conditions Leonardo DiCaprio had to endure while filming…

From sleeping in an animal carcass to eating raw bison liver and swimming in freezing rivers.

I am sure it certainly wasn’t pleasant, but to be believable in the role, he […]

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. […]