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Develop Confidence With Courage

“Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one’s courage.”  — Anais Nin I’ve asked hundreds of entrepreneurs if they’d like more courage at least sometimes, if they’d like more confidence at least sometimes and if they have fears that sometimes hold them back. One-hundred percent replied yes. I’ve been asking individual clients and audiences this […]

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Gain Instant Access and Strengthen Your Courage

How much courage do you have? Probably much more than you think, possibly massive amounts. A previous article titled “Develop Confidence With Courage” presented the interrelationship among courage, confidence and fear and how to have more situational confidence using courage. In this article, you’ll learn how to consciously access and strengthen your courage. Relationship Among […]

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Sleep Training

Sleep training is a process that helps babies who are unable to get to sleep – or stay asleep – on their own learn how to fall asleep and sleep through the night more easily. Although some babies manage this feat early on, say within three months of arrival (when night-time feedings are tapering off), […]

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Unhappy Marriage

Is an unhappy marriage driving you to thoughts of separation or divorce? Before you commit to either of these steps, consider whether you might be able to instead learn ways to create a healthier relationship with your husband or wife. A good marriage isn’t always an easy one, and if only one partner is committed […]

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Recognizing Toxic Relationships

Toxic relationships are unhealthy and damaging for both people in the relationship. The relationship may be based on an unhealthy neediness, a desire to control and manipulate, or even fear of loss, but regardless of the causes or driving emotional factors, the signs of a toxic relationship are pretty clear. The challenge is, those signs […]

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Relationship Boundaries

Are you good at setting healthy relationship boundaries? This skill is critical to building a relationship that balances closeness with independence, which is key to all healthy relationships. And it’s a skill that’s just as important to practice with friends and family members as it is with romantic partners. Setting relationship boundaries – both emotional […]

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What is Happiness?

What is happiness? Psychologist Dr. Ed Diener identifies happiness, or “subjective well-being,” as a combination of two things: life satisfaction and having more positive than negative emotions. Another leading psychology researcher, Dr. Martin Seligman, describes it as three elements: pleasure, engagement, and meaning, with the last two having the greatest impact on living a happy […]

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When in Doubt, Follow Grandma’s Advice!

We live in a fast-paced world infused (and often confused!) with information and technology.  It’s a world in which we eat on the go, sleep when we can, and often neglect to take care of ourselves. We call that “progress”, but ironically, as we dig to find the newest, latest, most advanced wellness research, we […]

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Mindfulness and Six Key Elements of Psychological Well-being

What does it mean to be a psychologically healthy person? Many people assume that good mental health means feeling happy most of the time. Indeed, studies show that positive emotions have many benefits. They increase resilience to stress and encourage us to learn, grow, and bond with others. However, there’s much more to good mental […]

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Fulfill Your Potential By Examining Your Mindset

You may think your success is determined by your intelligence, experience, environment, or even your personality. But research suggests that it’s your point of view – your mindset – that may be the key. The mindset you adopt for yourself profoundly affects the way you lead your life, says Carol Dweck, PhD, author of Mindset: […]

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Learning to manage your life more effectively

Learning to manage your life more effectively Meeting life’s challenges with resilience Some people call it having thick skin. For others, it’s “resilience.” No matter what term you use, developing the ability to overcome life’s setbacks, problems, stress, hassles and challenges can clearly enrich your life.  More than 50 years of research shows that resilience […]

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Grief Counseling

Grief counseling, talking with a therapist or grief-counseling specialist about your feelings of extreme loss and sadness, can be very helpful if you feel overwhelmed by your grief and unable to move forward in your life. That grief may be from the loss of your parent, partner, spouse, child, miscarried pregnancy, friend, or even a […]

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