Tag Archives: health

From PTSD, anxiety, and medications to healthy, happy living

I’ve seen it so many times. People who have continued to try to find healing for their trauma and been bold an courageous enough to trust again and find hope. The capacity of human resilience should never be questioned. You are always more resilient than you think. And therapy can actually be fun… and it […]

3 Bold Ways To Prevent Burnout (No Excuses Allowed)

If you’re an ambitious, motivated, self-directed, type-A personality… you’re wired to be curious, bold, and in constant active mode.   And that’s a good thing.   In fact, it can be great.   What makes it not so great is that you’re also prone to burn out.   Classic burn out symptoms can include lack […]

Ways You’re Keeping Yourself Trapped And Miserable

In the field I work in, I see a lot of people that are unhappy in their lives for various reasons and typically they’re coming to see me because they’re looking for symptoms relief. And that’s what most of this field deals in. Symptom reduction first, root causes… maybe later and typically in an ineffective way. My […]

Don’t set a single New Year’s Resolution until you do this first

Don’t set a single New Year’s Resolution. Don’t buy a single program, package, item related to New Year’s resolutions. Not until you do this first. Get your mind right. Get your emotions under control. Don’t be reactive to the time of year or the sales pitches capitalizing on it. Take a month (at least) instead […]

3 Ways to Conquer Self Sacrifice and the Martyr Mindset to Find Happiness

We know that the glorification of busy is unhealthy and annoying. We know that constant self sacrifice and other passive aggressive behaviour we use to highlight how much we give and how little we get back is obnoxious. But we do it anyway. Have you noticed yourself pouncing on the podium on this one? Surely […]

How Developing A Superiority Complex Keeps You From Staying Stuck In The Past

 Oh I know… we’re taught the opposite. You’re not better than anyone. Treat everyone as equals. Level the playing field. We’re all supposed to be the same. And we are. As far as rights and freedoms, humanity and decency. But we aren’t as far as how we treat each other always. I’m not advocating that […]

What Resilience Is Not…Coping Skills Gone Bad

  We know that resilience is more than just controlling emotions or managing behaviors or being able to push through and withstand extreme stressors without losing your sh–. And in fact a lot of these skills I call out as a load of crap – verbatim just after 4:35 in this video 😉 But we […]