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When we have a ritual, which NLP and Somatic Coaching can teach you, you can reconnect with your own inner experience embracing whatever arises within, with peaceful awareness and clear intention. Then you can fully experience and process each emotion – joy, grief, anger, amusement, pain, energy, etc. And often, you’ll discover the strength of developing and cultivating an attitude of patient, loving presence that allows the emotions to flow according to your own natural rhythm.

How to Develop True Emotional Intimacy between Friends

You can have emotional intimacy between friends, if you open your heart and are willing to be vulnerable.“Real connection and intimacy is like a meal, not a sugar fix.” ~ Kristin Armstrong

Does the idea of being emotionally intimate sound amazing or scary to you? Fear keeps many people distant from others. As a result, they become loners or social butterflies that flit from one encounter to another, collecting acquaintances but no real friendships.

We all need close friends who are there for us through good times and bad. They are the people who love and accept us for who we are. But, for you, how close is close enough? Do you keep people at arm’s length? Or do you embrace them wholeheartedly? Or is your comfort zone somewhere in between?

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Are You Developing Self-Awareness Skills? It’s the CORE Way to Success

Developing self-awareness skills is fundamental for breaking roadblocks, making progress, and achieving your goals; see how my C.O.R.E. formula helps.“In the light of calm and steady self-awareness, inner energies wake up and work miracles without any effort on your part.” ~ Nisargadatta Maharaj

Isn’t it true that when you’re coaching your clients, your focus is on helping them make the best of their potential, maximizing their strengths, recognizing opportunities and taking them? If you’re struggling with making a breakthrough, go back to the basics…the core of your success is that you and they are continually developing self-awareness skills.

Why is developing self-awareness skills at the core of becoming a successful leader, coach, team or individual?

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Need More Emotional Resilience? Try These 7 Proven Ways to More Psychological Flexibility!

Developing emotional resilience teaches you how to welcome and benefit from painful emotions and here are seven ways to more emotional resilience.  “Be flexible but stick to your principles.” ~ Eleanor Roosevelt

Have you ever made a decision that’s out of harmony with your values? It makes you feel terrible, doesn’t it? Yet even when we hold to our values, our emotions may leave us with mixed feelings that can be quite unpleasant. You’d think that if your decisions honor your values they’d always leave you with happy, good feelings, right? Why don’t they? And how can developing more emotional resilience help you cope?

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7 Reasons Why We Know Action Is The Antidote To Despair

Action is the antidote to despair as it shifts you from paralyzing negative thoughts to taking just the next step, giving you strength and confidence.Activist and songwriter, Joan Baez is famous for saying, “Action is the antidote to despair.” Without hope, we become powerless. However, when we feel hopeful, we manage to find the energy to keep going, even against all odds. What makes the difference? It’s our emotional response to a given situation. Our emotions around hope and despair are powerful and can be life-altering!  You know this if you’ve been in a situation where you couldn’t see your way out and you felt despair.

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Recovering From Emotional Exhaustion? Wholeheartedness, Not Rest, Will Heal You!

When you're recovering from emotional exhaustion, mindfully developing a deep awareness of your mind/body connection is vital to restoring your balance.“Burnout is a state of emptiness, to be sure, but it does not result from giving all I have: it merely reveals the nothingness from which I was trying to give in the first place.” ~ Parker Palmer, Let Your Life Speak

We have all been through some pretty hard times, and the world isn’t getting any rosier. There are so many ways to describe how people are feeling today — burnout, emotional exhaustion, mental exhaustion, mentally drained, emotional burnout, nervous exhaustion, overworked, over-stressed, over-committed, over-stimulated, and now we even have Zoom fatigue! And some of the tried-and-true methods for recovering from emotional exhaustion aren’t working. 

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