Life in the Information Age allows us to connect with each other 24/7 because of our phones, computers and other devices. Yet, studies show that more and more people feel isolated and socially disconnected. This includes having far fewer meaningful interactions with their spouses, weaker ties with family members and friends, fewer connections with neighbors … Read more
Summer is in full swing and vacation time is just around the corner. Have you ever noticed that your “being on vacation” persona differs quite a bit from the everyday self? This was certainly true for Danielle and I during the week we recently took off to celebrate my birthday and our 20th kiss-aversary. Besides biking, kayaking and … Read more
Are you struggling with headaches, brain fog, insomnia and joint pain? We often mistakenly think these and other all-too-common modern maladies are due to gluten intake, too much sugar or too little exercise. But there is a missing, and crucial, piece to the health puzzle that can no longer be overlooked. Hydration. With the summer … Read more
Do you wish sometimes you would be more courageous, take more risks and step outside your comfort zone? Would you like to be more bold, when it comes to speaking your mind, having boundaries or making a difference in your life? But what is courage really and how do you get more of it? Whenever … Read more
We are living in a world that has many challenges to deal with – climate change, energy and water shortages, inequality of wealth, racism and other prejudices etc. Without being overly judgmental, the fact is that all of these problems arose under the command of the patriarchy. But rather than bringing the world back into … Read more
Ellen had everything going for her. She was young, intelligent, beautiful and highly educated. She had success in her career and lived in an interesting city. “I could be completely happy with my life,” she told me during our first session. “Yet, as soon, as I am logging into Instagram or Facebook and see my … Read more
Our generation has more anxiety, depression, and stress than ever before recorded. We have come to a tipping point in our current world, and it seems many of us are trying to find a way back to the secrets of inner peace, simplicity, and connection. Over the past few years, the word “mindful” has become … Read more
What do you think about your subconscious mind, and the role it plays in your life? Do you trust this part of your mind, or are you more wary of it? Do you utilize its potential, or do you accuse it of keeping you stuck in irrational anxiety and self-sabotaging patterns? Maybe your subconscious seems … Read more
Prince Siddhartha, who lived around 560 BC at the foothills of the Himalayas would one day be known as Buddha, the Enlightened One. Well, nomen est omen didn’t hold true when it came to Prince Siddhartha, the German shepherd we adopted when I was 14 years old. This dog was anything but enlightened, which was not … Read more
The other day I talked to one of my clients about the importance of building his confidence, when he asked me, “Wouldn’t more confidence make me be less cautious, and thus potentially set me up for more failure?” I explained to him that being confident has nothing to do with being arrogant or delusional. Self-confidence … Read more
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Anxiety is often a symptom of a deeper-seated problem. Similar to physical pain, which alerts us that a wound or an infection needs to be treated, anxiety can point towards a root cause that requires our attention. One of the major root causes of anxiety are limiting core beliefs, such … Read more
Less than 3 weeks left until the launch date of my book The Fear and Anxiety Solution. If you are in the Seattle area, join me on November 2 at 7:00 PM for a book release presentation at East-West Bookshop. To celebrate the book launch 50 plus amazing colleagues, teachers … Read more
Growing up in an emotional family, I learned quickly to believe that emotions only cause commotion. The frequent anger outbursts of those around me felt as scary and overwhelming as the ever present anxiety and present. Being rather sensitive to my surroundings I took on the role of the “emotional … Read more
Often we don’t take the time to listen to our emotions – especially if they are perceived as “negative.” We avoid feeling them, because they appear too random, irrational and at times even overwhelming and utterly uncontrollable. However, by ignoring or avoiding these emotions, we don’t only miss out on … Read more
The first step to change is to realize that you actually want to change. Often change itself appears even scarier than the future consequences of staying stuck. And as long as the “what is” feels more comfortable than the “what ifs” of choosing a different direction, we don’t feel compelled … Read more
Time Line Therapy™ is a subconscious mind activating technique, which is derived from Neurolinguistic Programming (NLP) and Ericksonian Hypnotherapy. It is used to release negative emotions, such as anger, sadness, fear, guilt and shame and limiting beliefs (for example I am not good enough, I don not deserve) through hypnotic … Read more