2018 Valentine’s Day Contest

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Happy Valentine’s Day! In honor of this special Day, let’s have a little Fun! Enter our contest by answering these question on the comment section below… The best love song ever written is ______. The most romantic movie is ______. The most romantic date I have ever been on was ______. If my life were a romantic comedy it would …

What is the difference between Coaching and Psychotherapy?

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Coaching is the processes of helping an individual achieve maximum potential for professional and personal productivity. Whereas, Psychotherapy–also called “talk therapy” or just plain “therapy” is a process whereby psychological problems are treated through communication and relationship factors between an individual and a trained mental health professional. Individual Coaching is different than Individual Therapy in that it does not treat …

7 Steps to Setting SMART Goals

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Setting SMART goal is one of the keys to achieving lasting success in business and in life. Top-level athletes, entrepreneurs and achievers in all fields have set SMART goals. Setting goals gives you long-term vision and short-term motivation. By setting clearly defined goals, you can measure and take pride in the achievement of those goals, and you’ll see forward progress …

Attainable Goals

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“When you focus on emotionally meaningful goals, life gets better.” —Laura Carstensen Have you heard your last “Happy New Year” yet? People seem to enjoy saying “Happy New Year” so much that I’ve been greeted with it well into March some years! Besides merely an expression of the refreshing feeling of a New Year, what does being “HAPPY” mean, and …

Top 3 Ways to Succeed with Your New Year’s Resolutions

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Don’t have a Happy New Year…MAKE a Happy New Year! “My wife and I had been through a lot of difficult times in our decades of marriage. Every New Year’s Eve we would say, This is going to be our year. We’ve had enough bad luck; we deserve better. Good things will happen for us this year for a change.” …

5 Best Resources to Help You CONNECT and SUCCEED in 2018

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“The new year stands before us like a chapter in a book, waiting to be written. We can help write that story by setting goals.” —Melody Beattie To help you connect and achieve overwhelming results, well-being and success in every aspect of your life in 2018, we have compiled some resources to encourage and energize your transformation. 1. Read MINDSET. …

Ebenezer Scrooge’s Tips on the Holiday Blues

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“A merrier Christmas, Bob, my good fellow, than I have given you for many a year! I’ll raise your salary, and endeavor to assist your struggling family…” —Ebenezer Scrooge Many years ago, Andy Williams wrote the hit song, “It’s the most wonderful time of the year with the kids jingle belling… And everyone telling you be of good cheer. It’s …

Top 3 Action Items to CRUSH Holiday Loneliness

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“Friendship needs no words – it is solitude delivered from the anguish of loneliness. Pray that your loneliness may spur you into finding something to live for, great enough to die for.” —Dag Hammarskjold How to understand loneliness In our previous post, we recognized loneliness as an unpleasant emotional response to isolation. Loneliness does not depend on how many friends …

Top 3 Tips for Overcoming Loneliness during the Holidays

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Why am I lonely? “I am a school teacher. I’m surrounded the entire work day by students, parents, colleagues and administrative staff. I come home, where I am surrounded by my husband, two children, one dog and a cat…all who love me and crave my attention. My continuing depression led me to seek counseling, where I discovered that I wasn’t …

The Justin’s Wheel of Life Survey

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NAME: ____________________ DATE: __________ Today, I’m taking the first step to closing the gap from where I am to where I want to be. No matter how accomplished or happy we are, we all have areas of our lives that could be improved. Think about your psychological state, for instance. Do you feel overwhelmed by the stresses of life? Do …