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Is Anxiety Making Your World Smaller?

“If you continually shun any stress, you become comfortable with fewer and fewer experiences.”~ David Viscott If anxiety isn’t effectively managed; it will eventually take control of your life. I was talking with my friend and colleague, Robert Woodward, who also specializes in the treatment of stress and anxiety and asked him how he identifies anxiety in his clients. Here are his top 5 behaviors that occur to set you up for added anxiety in your life and I will follow with strategies to fix those areas. 5 Red Flags…

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Do You Tend To Fly Off The Handle

“When angry, count to ten before you speak. If very angry, count to one hundred.” ~ Thomas Jefferson Do you tend to fly off the handle: – say things in the heat of the moment that you later regret? – lash out at the people that you care about? – display behavior that seems out of your control? – yell, scream or snap at people when something isn’t being done exactly how you want it? – intentionally do things just to get the other person upset? – have you ever…

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Helping Her Man From Losing His Temper

When doing these 8 things, a woman can stop the cycle of painful and needless arguments between herself and her man. Think of how nice it would be if these simple changes can help change the path of your relationship from bad to better. 1)    Don’t Stack Up The Complaints. Overwhelming a man is easy. Men tend to argue one point at a time and women seem to have an amazing ability with total grievance recall. A woman will surely win every argument if she stacks up her complaints. She…

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The Six Stages of Marriage

“A successful marriage requires falling in love many times, always with the same person.” ~Mignon McLaughlin Marriage is an evolving process of change with ups and downs, twists and turns. Most couples don’t realize that there are predictable stages occurring throughout the life of the marriage. Awareness of these stages can reduce stress and conflict during the tough times. When you understand there are often predictable stages that all couples typically go through, you can navigate safely through and sometimes past the tough times. Here are the six stages of…

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Put An End To Griping and Complaining

“Any fool can criticize, condemn and complain and most fools do.”    ~ Benjamin Franklin The average person complains between 15 and 30 times a day.  Most of us are so conditioned to complain that we don’t even notice how much we gripe and complain about our lives.  We complain about things we cannot control such as weather and traffic.  We complain about our boss, our parents, our children, and anyone else who comes to mind.  The possibilities are endless. When you speak negatively about people, places or events and don’t…

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Increase Your Child’s Self Confidence

How To Increase Your Child’s Self Confidence “Life affords no greater responsibility, no greater privilege, than the raising of the next generation.” – C. Everett Koop  1)  Don’t Compare Your Child To Other Children.  The comparison game is a sure way to prove that you are better than someone else but it’s also a sure way to lose. Your child will always be better than someone else but someone will always be better than your child. This creates anxiety, doubt and frustration for your child.  Teach your child to develop…

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How To Break Your Bad Habits

How To Break Your Bad Habits  — “You Could And You Should, But You Don’t” “An unfortunate thing about this world is that the good habits are much easier to give up than the bad ones.” ~W. Somerset Maugham   1)  Make A Firm Decision.  Decisions are the starting point of all behaviors.  Make a commitment to yourself that you will do whatever it takes to see your goal through.  Make it a “MUST” not a “should”.  If you should and you could; then you must. Don’t allow yourself to…

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Defeat Your Inner Enemy

“For God did not give us a spirit of timidity, but a spirit of power, of love, and of self control.” 2 Timothy 1:7 You have dreams of success, romance and victory but many of your dreams will never materialize. The reason: that little voice of doubt within your own head. Most people will never make one single attempt toward their goals. They are their own worst enemy. Here are 13 strategies to help you defeat your inner enemy and to increase your ability to achieve the life you’ve always…

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Making The Impossible, Possible

How To Develop Unstoppable Determination “The difference between the impossible and the possible lies in a person’s determination.” ~ Tommy Lasorda 98% of people will never achieve their dreams or their potential because they lack determination.  Here are 7 strategies to make you unstoppable: 1)     Make Up Your Mind Once And For All.  When you make up your mind that you are fully ready to engage yourself, great things will happen.  It will be as if you will have tapped into a tremendous power that only the great men…

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Do You Have Greatness Within You?

13 Principles of Self Mastery ~ By Mark Webb  “No one is free who is not a master of himself.”  ~ William Shakespeare Mastership of yourself is the task to become all you can possibly be and to bring out the very best in yourself.  Your lifestyle should consistently reflect character of such a degree that you make a lasting impression on the lives of other people and a positive difference upon the world. Here are 13 principles of extraordinary achievements used by the masters:  1)   Make Up Your Mind. …

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