Many people are afraid of the inevitable changes that come with getting older. Whether it is the physical decline, the wrinkled face or the loss of relevance, the golden years are often perceived as a nightmare waiting to happen. For some, the fear of aging even starts already in their early twenties. It is taboo for our … Read more
Do you know that one of the greatest challenges in our society we don’t often talk about, is abuse? Did you know that every minute, 20 people get physically abused by an intimate partner in the US alone? Whether you were the victim of emotional, physical or sexual abuse, whether you were molested as a … Read more
Are you one of the 75% adults who experience moderate to high stress levels on an almost daily basis? On a scale from 1 to 10, what do you think is your average stress level in the course of a week? If it is above 5, this week’s Empowerment Radio episode is for you. There … Read more
When you watch the rain-forest fires, children of immigrants separated from their parents, glaciers in Greenland disappearing or politicians acting selfishly, do you also feel sometimes so overwhelmed by emotions, that it is hard for you to shake them off and focus on what was right in front of you? You may have experienced your … Read more
If you’ve struggled with anxiety, you may have asked yourself: If I know that I am safe and that there is really nothing to worry about in my life, why am I still feeling anxious? Is there another reason for the anxiety I am not aware of? I love this question, because it points towards one of … Read more
Burnout is your mind-body system sending you a strong message that it is time for a course-correction.
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
Awarded Top 50 Anxiety Blog!
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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