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5 Ways To Make Changes That Stick

Every new year, many of us make new year’s resolutions on what positive changes we want to make in the upcoming year.  Often we start off the year doing well with our new year’s resolutions but then as the months progress we revert back to our old ways.  Creating long lasting positive change can be

Why You Should Never Compare Yourself To Others

It often comes up in my sessions with my clients that they are constantly comparing themselves to other people.  They compare themselves to how successful other people are, how they look compared to other people and what their weaknesses are compared to others strengths.   In an interview with Joe Buck, Kerri Walsh Jennings said,

How To Perform Better Under Pressure

Did you happen to see last week’s Sunday night football game with the Seattle Seahawks and the Arizona Cardinals?  Well, if not, there is no need to watch the entire game because it was not very exciting but the part that I did find to be exciting to watch was the over time.  At the

3 Simple Questions to Improve Your Relationships

Relationships are such a significant part of our daily lives whether it is a romantic relationship, a business relationship, a friendship, or any other type of relationship.  Relationships can be challenging and difficult at times but there are many, simple ways, to significantly improve our most important relationships.   Read this article to ask yourself

2016 Olympics

Aren’t the Olympics amazing to watch?!?  Over this past month, we have witnessed the world’s greatest athletes compete in Rio in the 2016 Olympics.  Just to think about how much time, hard work, dedication, and sacrifice goes into training to compete in the Olympics and to have it all be over in a few short

What To Do if Your Loved One is a Crime Victim

The recent events in Orlando have left many of us feeling very sad.  Unfortunately we all know someone who has been the victim of a a crime.  Finding out that a loved one has been a victim of a crime is very distressing and we may now know what to do during that time.  This

Commencement Speeches and Words of Wisdom

It’s that time of year when many people are graduating. Whether it is from high school, college, or graduate school, graduations mark a new beginning and a new chapter in that persons’ life.  Graduation speakers typically offer words of wisdom for the graduates based off their own life experiences and things that they have learned

How is Your Relationship With Your SELF???

When I came across this article, it was the title of the article that first intrigued me. After reading the article, I took some time to reflect about the different areas of myself which are discussed in the article. In my sessions with clients, we spend a great deal of time talking about the relationships

How to Assess Your Strengths: 5 Tactics for Self-Growth

If I were to ask you, “What are your strengths?” would you be able to answer that question?  Many people would not be able to or it might take them a while to think of a few things.  It is important to know your strengths so you can build on them to help you perform

5 Facts About Anxiety

I am almost certain that everyone reading this blog has experienced being anxious at one point or another.  And that’s ok!  A lot of us, though, want to be able to control or diminish our feelings of anxiety.  So, here’s a few facts about anxiety that may make it seem a little less scary and


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