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Got Performance Anxiety?

Do you experience performance anxiety? Does your anxiety increase when you are on the spot such as when you are speaking, taking a test, or giving a presentation or a performance? Do you sweat, tremble, get a dry mouth, or feel nauseas? Does your heart race? Then you may have performance anxiety. Use the checklist(read more)

Is Your Child or Teen Addicted to “Screens”?

Since I was a child I have loved to play games such as board games and cards.  Earlier this year I downloaded a few computer games onto my iPad and iPhone and discovered I really enjoy playing them.  But I have noticed that sometimes I play much longer than I intended or I keep playing when I(read more)

What If You Change the Way You Look at Things?

How do you see the world?  Are you a glass half empty of glass half full person? Do you have a choice about how you look at things? In the left-hand photo of this field the plants look random and chaotic.  But in the second photo of the same plants they look orderly and organized. (read more)

Wayne Dyer Taught Me These Skills

As you may know, Wayne Dyer passed away a couple of weeks ago. I was first introduced to Wayne in my 20’s when I read his first book Your Erroneous Zones. I was fascinated and intrigued as I read many more of his books and watched his PBS specials and applied his teachings to my(read more)

Stop Watching the Worry Channel

Anxiety can feel overwhelming. It often makes us feel out of control and can lead to being anxious about being anxious.  And the more we worry, the more we program and hard-wire our brain to worry. We can change the channel from our worry channel to our calm/relaxed/happy channel.  This is because we can deliberately(read more)

Understand Fear to Reduce Stress

What is fear and why do we need it? When you understand exactly what your fear is, and why it makes your life better, you’ll be able to control it. When you can’t control fear, it can breed anxiety, stress, depression, or OCD. First, understand that you are not alone;  almost all humans feel the(read more)

Five Simple Steps for Improving Concentration

Being able to pay attention improves all aspects of our lives including memory, learning, relationships, stress levels, and overall mental and physical health. People have trouble concentrating for a variety of reasons.  Poor concentration is a hallmark of ADHD and is a symptom of depression, anxiety, and poor sleep.  Feeling stressed and time pressured can(read more)

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