What Emotional Style Are You?

Your first reaction to an event is always going to be an emotional one. Your brain is wired to make you this way. Here is why: the electric signals we receive from our five senses (sight, hearing, taste, touch and smell) enter

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We All Have Our Storms: Handling Death, Loss & Stress

I have a really great memory for some things. Whole evenings escape me but the shattering insecurity of not being allowed to shave my legs in the sixth grade sits alongside First Heartbreak and High School Graduation in the file

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I Think He Wants People To Snap: Stress of Living in America

Rush Limbaugh recently shared with his radio listeners that he thinks ‘Obama [is] literally pushing people to snap, attacking the very sanity of the country‘. He exclaimed: ‘Everything that people hold dear is under assault -[he is] deliberately making people upset!’ Some

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Handling Stress in Today’s World

April is National Stress Awareness Month. The Institute of HeartMath published a great article about the changing nature of stress and ways of coping with it that is worth re-blogging here. We all know we should reduce our stress, but that’s easier said

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Personal Improvement is a House with Many Rooms.

I came across this great quote lately and immediately thought of a recent coaching client of mine. The client wanted my assistance with losing weight. While not obese or even significantly overweight, she has been concerned with her health and

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