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perfectionism

Perfectionism is Asking For Failure

Let’s be honest… it is a natural human desire to succeed and feel accomplished. While there is nothing wrong with this, (in fact, it’s what gets us motivated and to act in our lives), I’ve recently seen a trend in those around me, and even in myself. There’s a strong...

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Taking Action

The Power of Taking Action: How to Walk the Walk

As a Certified Life Coach, I know the power of words. I give my clients the “tools,” or the words and suggestions, and they “build the house” by taking action). I assist in helping people focus on reframing self-talk, or turning negative speak into affirmations.  I believe in speaking goals and...

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happiness expectations

It’s OK to Not Be OK: Managing Happiness Expectations

In a world where positive quotes and the pursuit of happiness are in full throttle, sometimes it can add pressure to our well-being when we aren’t “feeling it.”  In a recent course I took in ACT therapy (Acceptance and Commitment), the instructor mentioned that positive affirmations sometimes worked in adversity...

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Life Coach

Dropping the Weight (of Emotional Baggage)

Recently, I’ve been noticing that I am hanging on to things that are weighing me down. During COVID, like a lot of us, I gained a little weight. I kept looking in my closet saying to myself, “I really need to get rid of clothes that don’t fit.”  The other little voice...

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mental health

Is there a Difference in Mental Health Between Genders?

Mental Health is described by Wikipedia as, “…an individual’s ability to enjoy life and to create a balance between life activities and efforts to achieve psychological resilience.”  Although both genders are equally susceptible to symptoms of mental health disorders, the types show a difference between males and females. Of course,...

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