The holidays can bring some stressful experiences with them. Gift-giving can stretch our budget, organizing everything can deplete our energy, and family gatherings can challenge our patience. So how can we still be filled with peace and joy, no matter how the holidays unfold?
Category: Life Coaching
5 Tips to Stay Balanced When Life Changes Occur
Are you going through one of the big life changes, like loss of a loved one, separation or divorce, loss of a job or home, moving, getting married or having a new baby? Here are 5 tips to keep our stress levels down and give our brain and our body time to adjust when major life changing events happen.
Surprising Benefits of Decluttering and Downsizing
Over the last four weeks, I have gone through a period of major purging, organizing, decluttering, and downsizing. There are some surprising benefits to this whole process of completing one phase of our life before moving to the next stage in life.
Turning Feelings of Guilt into Gratitude
Have you felt bad or guilty because you seem to have it much better than others, perhaps better than your partner or another family member? How do we turn these feelings of guilt into something useful and beneficial?
Feeling Stuck in a Situation? – Ask These 5 Questions
Sometimes we feel completely stuck in a situation, out of control and helpless. Yet, five simple questions can shift our perspective and allow us to see our choices, feel more in control and empowered.
Anxiety – Using the Havening Technique
Anxiety levels among children, teens and adults are higher than ever before. Here is an effective method to quickly calm the nervous system and bring down anxiety levels.
MARRIAGE: Tired of Arguments and Unsolvable Problems
COVID-19 has created an unusual situation for our marriages and close love relationships. Suddenly many couples were forced to live and work in close quarters, often struggling with financial hardships and worried about their health, about educating and entertaining their children at home and about the future in general. The close and constant proximity has highlighted their differences and accentuated their conflicts and doubts to a point where the pressure has become unbearably painful.
PSYCH-K® And Getting Yourself Online
In recent months, people all over the world have been catapulted into using a variety of online portals to connect and meet with colleagues and friends, to buy groceries and other products, to learn virtually or to offer our own services online. But what if we really want to be online to offer our services to others or to learn ourselves but we have doubts? Underneath doubts are limiting beliefs and those can be easily shifted with belief change techniques like PSYCH-K®.
What Is Your Story?
Our personal life story is never just a summary of facts and events. We as the narrator cannot help but interpret what happened. What is essential is how we integrate the facts and events internally into a coherent story which has characters and a plot line that weaves it all together and gives meaning to the events. We can explore how our stories are serving us, but also how they are holding us back. Our stories always reflect the beliefs we have internalized about ourselves, our relationships, other people and the world in general.
Online Sessions During COVID-19 Crisis
How can we continue connecting in this difficult time, so that you can still get all the benefits of a session with me, despite restrictions and social distancing?
The AWARE Approach to Anxiety
Mood and anxiety disorders are among the most common types of mental disorders and have a major impact on the daily lives of those suffering from it. What can be done to address anxiety successfully? Author David A. Carbonell, PhD suggests five steps called the AWARE method.
Why New Year’s Resolutions Don’t Work – And How to Ensure You Are Reaching Your Goals for 2020
New year’s resolutions alone simply don’t work very well. They only work if we get our powerful subconscious mind on board with our conscious goals.