Get a Smaller But and End Your Excuses

We all have big buts! I’m not talking about the size of your backside. We all use the word “but” to make excuses. We use “but” to explain why we are not able to do things that we want to do. We use “but” as a way to blame others when we do something for which we need to apologize. We use “but” as a way to blame circumstances. Buts are big!

Get a Smaller But and End Your Excuses2016-03-01T14:45:29+00:00

Modifying Beliefs: You Can’t Always Believe What You Think

You cannot always believe what you think. We assume our beliefs are true. Challenge your beliefs with the evidence and see if the hold up. Often, we will find that our beliefs are not based in reality and are causing us to accept things that are not true...

Modifying Beliefs: You Can’t Always Believe What You Think2016-02-11T11:20:02+00:00

Self-Perception: Do You See What I See?

Self-perception is just that – the way I perceive myself. I can have a positive self-perception. I can have a negative self-perception. Perhaps I see myself realistically or maybe I view myself in an unrealistically positive or negative way. Either way, my self-perception is an important factor in how I relate to others...

Self-Perception: Do You See What I See?2015-12-07T09:00:06+00:00

Don’t Let the Holiday Blues Color Your Christmas

“Holiday blues” is a real thing. During this time of year, some people experience more depression than joy. Tidings of comfort and joy turn into musings of pain and despair. There are a lot of possible reasons for the Holiday Blues. Here are some ways to get through successfully...

Don’t Let the Holiday Blues Color Your Christmas2015-12-02T16:19:03+00:00

Manage Emotions Through Rational Thinking

Learning to challenge and replace irrational thoughts is key to learning to manage emotions. You can manage your emotions instead of them managing you.

Manage Emotions Through Rational Thinking2015-11-23T15:19:06+00:00

Overcoming Fear of Failure

Fear of failure will keep us stuck in the same place for a long time. Overcoming that fear requires thinking differently about ourselves and our situations. This article offers some ways to challenge your thinking that keeps your fear of failure alive.

Overcoming Fear of Failure2015-11-16T14:05:02+00:00

Doing Away with Negative Self-Talk

Negative self-talk will do more than ruin your day. It can become a way of life. This is a hallmark of depression and anxiety. Use these tips and change it.

Doing Away with Negative Self-Talk2015-11-05T15:08:10+00:00

Put and End to Feeling Out of Control

We all feel out of control sometimes. Worry and rumination make these feelings way worse! Here are some ways to can stop the cycle and calm life down a bit...

Put and End to Feeling Out of Control2015-10-23T09:10:38+00:00

Getting Past Resentment

We talk about getting past resentment but rarely take steps to do so. We even tell others we’ve gotten past the thing that happened while we secretly play it over and over in our mind. Here are three processes, not easy ones, to help you in your quest to get past resentment...

Getting Past Resentment2015-10-14T09:59:26+00:00