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How To Overcome a Fear of Dealing with Money

Millions of people around the world struggle with anxiety and fear when it comes to their finances. This fear can manifest itself in many different ways, like overspending, refusing to open bills, or panicking at the sight of your bank account balance. It can cause a lot of stress and can even lead to depression. Are you afraid of not...

3 Life Experiences That Lead to Entrepreneurial Success

By Margot Machol Bisnow, author of Raising an Entrepreneur- How to Help Your Children Achieve Their Dreams; 99 S%tories From Families Who Did Entrepreneurs are often asked, “What’s your secret to success?” Answers range from risk-taking and a self-starter mindset to curiosity and imagination.  But where did these traits come from, and what conditions...

Five Reasons Why Restrictive Diets Do More Harm Than Good

If you’re anything like the vast majority of the population, you started this year with one of these goals as a top priority: “get in shape”, “lose weight”, “get fit” or “get healthy”. I get it. For the longest time my Januarys started with a rigid healthy eating plan to get back in shape and lose the holiday bulge. Having tried almost...

How to Ask For What You Need– Without Guilt

By Sonya Jensen — Of all the hard emotions –anxiety, anger, regret, etc.-- guilt can be one of the most difficult to overcome.  Guilt tells us that what we think, want to do or have done is wrong.  We’ve hurt someone or we’ve screwed up a chance at something. We just plain blew it! That’s what guilt tells us but does that...

The Power of an Infrared Sauna

Years ago, I co-created a show on Youtube called The Wellness Experiment for my old company LEAFtv. In each episode we would try out a new, and sometimes controversial, (hello V-steams!) wellness treatments. I remember, vividly, one of my favorite episodes, by far, was the cold plunge followed by an infrared sauna, episode. In fact, of all the varying...

How to Build Self-Confidence to Start a Business or Side Hustle

Failure. Humiliation. These are the anxious feelings that creep up the spine of many of us when considering starting a business. Triumph. Pride. These are the feelings we need to focus on instead! It’s easy to say just flip the switch from fear to courage. So let’s turn those words into practical actions!  As someone who has started...

Sugar and Mental Health

Sugar tastes amazing and is in so many products that most people aren’t even aware of how much they are consuming daily.  Most people are aware that sugar isn’t a healthy food, but may not realize how detrimental sugar is to your overall health.  More recent research is showing a strong link between mental health and diet, suggesting that...

5 Mental Habits of People Who Thrive Under Pressure

Dr. Beau A. Nelson, DBH, LCSW Some people seem to deal with difficult situations better than others. Maybe they’re the only one in the room who keeps a cool head when everyone else gets upset, or the person who seems able to focus on solutions rather than getting mired in the problems. Sometimes they’re the people we go to in a crisis: We trust...

How To Lead with Curiosity To Fall Back In Love With Your Job

Are you feeling a bit bored at work? Are you missing the growth and challenge you felt when you first started your role? If you have been in the same role or industry for a while, these surges of lethargy are completely understandable. Your connection with your work is similar to your personal relationships. Both require energy to keep the relationship...

3 Tips to Start the Process of Writing a Book

“I have a book within me just waiting to be born.” “I keep notes of these phrases that come to me.” “I’ve tried over and over and haven't been able to write it.” As a book-writing coach, I hear these types of comments a lot. There are so many talented, smart individuals who have a book living inside them, but for myriad reasons...

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