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How to Build Psychological Strength Through Parenting Jan 01, 2021


Hey, parents out there, this week’s episode is one you won’t want to miss.  

During a challenging time with your child, have you ever questioned yourself and wondered whether you were doing the right thing? Wondered whether it is better to engage with my child in this...

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Design Your Way Into The Future with a Calendar Audit Dec 30, 2020


As you look back on the past year, are you happy with how you spent your time? How about as you look forward. Do you feel confident that you have a crystal clear picture of how you want your days to look and feel in the coming year...as well as how to make that happen? 

One...

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A Better Way to Make New Year's Resolutions Dec 28, 2020

We’ve just about done it…survived 2020!

With the unspoken promises of a new year, a new start, on the horizon, this is often a time of reflection and planning as we resolve to make changes and strive to be better than our previous selves.  

New Year’s...

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A Professional Magician’s Guide to Living an Aligned Life Dec 23, 2020


Perception is reality. Truly.   

Our expectations about how the world works and what “should” happen next provide a powerful lens through which we see the world. 

Perhaps no one knows this better than today’s guest. Today we’re speaking with ...

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How to Change Your Most Difficult Habits Dec 21, 2020

The new year is slowly creeping up on us, and after the year we've all had, wow can we use a fresh start!

New Years brings with it a number of predictable things: anticipation, excitement....and new years' resolutions.

The most common new years' resolutions tend to involve...

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Is selfishness a GOOD thing? Dec 16, 2020


QUESTION: What organ does the heart feed first? This critical organ in our body has the important job of sending oxygen and nutrients to our entire body…so where does it send it first? 

ANSWER: The heart feeds ITSELF first. 

Think about that. The heart’s job is to nurture...

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Creating the Conditions to Thrive Dec 14, 2020

It seems like this is another time when lots of folks are hitting walls. The combo of pandemic + winter + holidays is taking a toll, and I find myself thinking  a lot about my aloe plant.

Let me explain.

 

My Aloe

For years, I lived in downtown Kansas City. I loved my last...

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The Power of Suffering: Growing Through Life’s Crises Dec 09, 2020


It’s a fact of life that we’re all going to experience adversity and suffering in our lives. So many factors and events are outside of our control, and despite our best efforts to create the perfect life, tragedy still occurs. 

But, psychological research shows us that it...

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A Critical End of the Year Life Design Exercise Dec 07, 2020

I could begin this post with another reminder about how crazy 2020 has been for all of us, but let's be honest, every single year of our lives brings with it it's own craziness. Albeit not of the variety we've experienced this year, but truly, life is always handing us...

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When you feel like life is against you Dec 02, 2020


There’s no denying it – life is going to hand us adversity. Time and time again, we will be challenged by our circumstances, and many times, those circumstances won’t be in our control. 

When I was 13 years old, I went blind for the first time, and I will admit, I let...

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Why Is This Decision So Hard to Make? How to Overcome Indecisiveness Nov 30, 2020

Why is this decision so hard?!?

I’ve heard myself – and so many others - voice that question, with more than a little frustration, countless times. (The most recent being this morning as I was trying to decide what to write about). We make hundreds of decisions a day...

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Tips for Thriving as an Empathetic Person Nov 25, 2020


Are you the type of person who can naturally and deeply feel the emotions of others around you? Do you find it easy to relate to other people’s emotions and anticipate how other people might be feeling in different situations? Do you naturally think about others and the impact of your...

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