Category Archives for Life Skills

Can Social Anxiety and Unshakable Self-Confidence Co-Exist?

Can social anxiety and unshakable self-confidence co-exist?  Do they even belong in the same sentence?Social anxiety or social phobia by definition is caused by the fear of being judged or evaluated by others, or the fear of embarrassing oneself. It follows a pattern of behaviors such as nervousness in social settings, avoiding being the center of […]

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Monkey on methamphetamines??!

I recently read a magazine that used ‘monkey on methamphetamines’ as a metaphor for the anxious mind. I thought it was a funny but accurate description for the racket of thoughts, images and feelings that occupy our mind and body when we are anxious. We could call it, ‘Brains Gone Wild’. A little bit of anxiety is […]

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LIFE CHANGING Habits 2.0, Part 4

Everything that has ever been created on this planet started with a thought. A chair was a thought before it became a thing. So was a table. Look around you and you will see that everything was created in thought first. Every building, every innovation, everything that makes our life better. It’s really fascinating when […]

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LIFE CHANGING Habits 2.0, Part 3

Let’s look at where the break happens in the good habits formula……the INTERRUPTION (insert record scratch).The interruption is a bit tricky for us because it comes off as a good REASON, idea or thought.  It’s the disguise that convinces and influences our ENTIRE nervous system to NOT take the action, abandon our goals, give up […]

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LIFE CHANGING Habits 2.0, Part 2

I know what to do so why don’t I do it? This is a question most of us ask ourselves at one time or another. We already know the how. We just can’t get ourselves to do it. Why do we get STUCK in between the sea of KNOWING and DOING? Why do we do […]

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