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The Art of Holding On To Gratitude

As I sit here writing this blog about Gratitude just before Thanksgiving, I look out the window in my central CA home to the reddish yellow haze that has permeated the sky for over a week now. The weather channel app keeps warning me that the air is at the highest level of Very Unhealthy

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Gremlins and Negative Self Talk
Holistic Coaching

Gremlins: Make Friends With Your Self-Talk

How Well Do You Know YOUR Gremlins?  Gremlins are also known as our inner critic, negative self-talk, negative fantasizing, etc. Whatever you call them, Gremlins are the keepers of the status quo.  They love to keep you locked in your comfort zone. They are also experts at blocking you from reaching (and sometimes even seeing)

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Holistic Coaching

Positive Affirmations: 3 Secrets That Get Results!

In the blog, Positive Affirmations: 3 Reasons Why They Don’t Work! I talked about the three most common mistakes I have seen over the years in creating affirmations.  This article is to take you one step further into how you can overcome these barriers and make affirmations work for you in a more consistent manner.

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Holistic Coaching

What Is The Color Of Your Thoughts?

I was driving down a wide and beautiful palm-tree lined boulevard last week going a consistent 45 mph and hitting every signal green–sailing along smoothly towards my destination. It reminded me of the old saying, “If you wait for all the lights to be green before you begin your journey, you will never start.” Where

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Holistic Coaching

Positive Affirmations: 3 Reasons Why They Don’t Work

All your life you have been hearing about positive affirmations and the power of positive thinking. Maybe you have even posted phrases on your refrigerator or mirror that say, “I am super rich.” or “I attract only positive people into my life.” But then, when you look around your one bedroom apartment and realize you

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Holistic Coaching

Being Enough

Do you ever get tired of hearing about how important it is to believe in yourself? How limiting beliefs are holding you back?  How in order to succeed you must change your beliefs about yourself? These statements are all true of course, but sometimes I have noticed with my clients, myself and people interested in

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Finding Self-Trust
Holistic Coaching

Self-Trust: Staying True to Your Own Voice

How do we learn to trust ourselves more? Do you get gobbled up by everyone else’s opinions, beliefs, ideas and expectations? Do you find yourself losing confidence in our own voice, our own purpose by comparing ourselves to others goals and accomplishments? What does self-trust mean? Deepak Chopra uses a term he calls Self-referral instead of

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EFT Tapping

Shhhh! Secret Tapping Points

Have You Started Using EFT Tapping Yet? OK, let’s say you have gotten over the fact that tapping looks “silly” and discovered the wonderful array of benefits you can receive. Now the problem is, you are sitting at the dentist’s office about ready to have a filling. You are feeling a bit nervous about the

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EFT Tapping

EFT Tapping: 5 Real Life Success Stories

If you have been following this series of articles on EFT, hopefully, you have been encouraged to try it for yourself. Or perhaps you already are using this self-help tool, and have gained insight into some new ways of using it in your life. The best way to finish up this series of articles is

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EFT Tapping

EFT Tapping: 5 Reasons People Don’t Use It

Last time I wrote about the 5 reasons people should learn EFT (Emotional Freedom Technique) Tapping. This is a simple self-help technique that can be easily learned and used by anyone. However, the majority of people who learn about this technique will never try it, let alone use it regularly. Over the years these are

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EFT Tapping

EFT Tapping: 5 Reasons To Learn It Now

I was first introduced to EFT Tapping (Emotional Freedom Technique) 15 years ago when almost no one had heard of this funny mind/body technique. I always prided myself on being pretty open to new ideas, but when a friend told me to try this on a problem I was having, it seemed ridiculous and laughable.

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