Overcoming Obstacles: How to Focus on Process (Not Outcomes)

By | June 28th, 2016|Personal Growth|

If you focus on the results, you will never change.  If you focus on the change, you will get results - Jack Dixon The skills involved in overcoming obstacles are essential for succeeding in life.  Those who have these skills meet with success sooner or later, no matter what life throws at them. In contrast, [...]

Why Beating the Fear of Rejection Leads to Better Relationships

By | June 8th, 2016|Dating, Relationships|

How much is the fear of rejection holding you back in your dating life?  How different would this part of your life be if you weren't so afraid of being disliked by others? If relationships were easy, everyone could have them.  But relating to others can be challenging at times. For many people, the fear [...]

How to Treat Your Anxiety Symptoms and Feel Happy Again

By | May 17th, 2016|Anxiety Treatment|

If you're having anxiety symptoms right now, you're not alone.  Studies suggest that nearly 40 million adults suffer from anxiety disorders.  An untold number of others have less intense symptoms.   While they may not have an anxiety disorder per se, their symptoms reduce their quality of life. Many people view their moods as uncontrollable, like [...]

Depression: What You Need to Know

By | April 26th, 2016|Depression Treatment|

There are many ways to feel unhappy.  One of the most common types of unhappiness is depression.  At the same time, you may have difficulty recognizing it when it hits you.  That's because depression is a very misunderstood mood. Are you wondering if you are going through depression right now?  Or are you concerned that [...]

Do Your Communication Skills Need Improvement?

By | April 5th, 2016|Relationships|

Do you find communication skills to be challenging?  There are many communication errors that cause problems in relationships.  Sometimes it may be hard for you to connect with others. At other times, you may be misunderstood. Sometimes you may even find yourself in a conflict, even though you had good intentions. How would your relationships [...]

How to Put the Brakes on Worries

By | March 9th, 2016|Anxiety Treatment|

Have you ever stopped to think about how much time you spend on your worries? At any given point in your life, you probably have at least a few concerns on your mind.  Sometimes you many have many worries at the same time. When you allow your worries to go unchecked, they can seriously erode [...]

5 Ways to Resolve Anger Issues

By | December 8th, 2015|Relationships, Stress Management|

What happened the last time you lost your temper?  Did it lead to a good outcome or a bad one? I'm guessing that it didn't help, and probably made the situation worse.  You may have even been the victim in the beginning, but looked like the villain in the end. Perhaps you had some good [...]

How to Deal with Fear Effectively and Reclaim Your Freedom

By | December 1st, 2015|Anxiety Treatment|

“He who is not everyday conquering some fear has not learned the secret of life.” –Ralph Waldo Emerson How much influence do fears have over your everyday life?  Do you feel bullied by one or more fears, and wish you had more freedom to live the life that you want? If you don't know how [...]

How to Help Someone with Depression

By | November 17th, 2015|Depression Treatment, Relationships|

Do you know someone who is depressed? It's distressing to see someone that you care about going through a dark mood.  You probably want to do whatever you can to help them.  But you may feel helpless if you don't know how to help someone with depression. You may have tried to reach out to [...]

How to Be More Resilient When Times Are Tough

By | November 11th, 2015|Stress Management|

  The bamboo that bends is stronger than the oak that resists. - Japanese Proverb   Have you ever wondered why some people seem to handle stress better than others?  In particular, have you wondered why some people seem to handle stress better than you? In a perfect world, you would be able to solve [...]