How To Have A Really Bad Day.

By | 2017-05-21T16:05:53+00:00 November 28th, 2014|General|

1. Compare yourself to others: Really focus hard on what others have that you don't. 2. Criticize yourself in whatever you do: Even if you have a success, tell yourself why it's not good enough and why it should have been more or better. 3. Criticize others in whatever they do: Expect others to be perfect, be able to read your mind, and anticipate all your needs without ever actually telling them what your wants and needs are. 4. Call yourself down for any and every mistake you make… or have ever made: Really focus [...]

Five Steps to Help You Reach Your Lofty Goals.

By | 2017-05-21T16:05:53+00:00 November 27th, 2014|General|

Having ideas are great, having goals are extremely important, and being ambitious, determined, hardworking, and focused are all really solid and respectable qualities. But many of us make the mistake of becoming too ambitious and have too big of goals that we try to chew off in one giant bite, and soon realize it's much more than we can handle and end up giving up pretty quickly. And that NEVER feels good, or allows us to grow and flourish as individuals. That said, there are a few pretty simple and straightforward steps you can take [...]

We Have So Much. So Why Aren’t We Happier?

By | 2017-05-21T16:05:53+00:00 November 21st, 2014|General|

Depression is on the rise. Current research tells us this is so, which may not be too much of a shocker. In fact, by some estimates depression is 10 times more common than it was 60 years ago. And before you think this is because 60 years ago most people didn't have the term “Major Depressive Disorder” in their personal dictionary so couldn't actually identify it as such, much of this research is based on tens of thousands of door to door surveys asking people about histories of crying for days on end, making attempts [...]

You Are A Lot Tougher Than You Think.

By | 2017-05-21T16:05:53+00:00 November 19th, 2014|General|

Remember that time when that thing turned out to be not as bad as you thought it would? AKA – pretty much each and every time with pretty much each and every thing? So what makes us worry our precious heads and hearts to pieces thinking about how things, circumstances, or experiences in our lives could go terribly awry, thereby causing us to lose sleep, fun, relationships and quality of life over? The truth is, if we take a moment and reflect on it, often most situations in our lives go at least somewhat according [...]

Turn A Bad Day Into A Good One With One Simple Exercise.

By | 2017-05-21T16:05:53+00:00 November 12th, 2014|General|

As you've probably heard, Mindfulness is all the rage right now. And if you haven’t heard, Mindfulness is all the rage right now. So what is mindfulness? According to Wikipedia, “Mindfulness is the intentional, accepting and non-judgmental focus of one's attention on the emotions, thoughts and sensations occurring in the present moment, which can be trained by meditational practices.” Basically it’s about living in the now. It's a great skill to hone and really helps with stress reduction, focusing and becoming more production. It sounds easy, but it’s not always. Personally, I've always had a [...]

Why Facebook Can Be Bad For Us.

By | 2017-05-21T16:05:53+00:00 November 6th, 2014|General|

  When I hear something once I listen closely. When I hear something twice it seems like a theme might be forming. When I hear something three times in the same day from three different clients I start to become concerned that we have a bigger problem here than I had originally thought. Word has been spreading, but I’m not sure if everyone has received the message yet – More and more evidence has been coming out saying that Facebook is really not good for us – in many ways. But the one I am [...]