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What You Need to Know About Trauma & Facing Your Fears

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What You Need to Know About Trauma & Facing Your Fears

You say to yourself, “feel the fear and do it anyway," and suddenly you freeze. Your heart is racing, your breath is shallow, and you're sweating. You can't do it, but everyone and their brother says you can. You are terrified... and ashamed on top of it all. What's going on? 

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My Most Successful Clients Are...

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My Most Successful Clients Are...

You may have arrived at this page in search of an answer, a sign, a confirmation, or that ‘gut feeling’ that therapy or coaching is the next step for you. That’s a brave place to be… and if you’re anything like my clients, you probably paused at that last part a bit. "Courage is for marriage, child birth, divorce, nailing that interview, taking a stand against your boss, not THIS" you say.

But enrolling in therapy, coaching, or some other transformational process is a big deal. So, honor it!

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Want to Rewrite Your Life Story? 4 Things you Need to Know.

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Want to Rewrite Your Life Story? 4 Things you Need to Know.

The concept of rewriting your life story has been the focus of magazines, talk shows, self-help forums, and the therapy community for decades now. Rooted in narrative therapy, it's one of my favorite approaches to self-improvement, yet I think there are some automatic, subconscious thoughts that pop up for people when the topic comes up.

In this article, we'll take a look at four common beliefs that often get in the way before real progress can take place. With each, I'll give some jumping off points that may just encourage you to challenge some of your blocking beliefs about your ability to rewrite your own story.

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