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A woman’s guide to rebuilding confidence

By Friedemann Schaub | October 13, 2020

Imagine you had it all—a flourishing career, stable marriage, and financial abundance. And then from one day to the next, all was taken away from you. Wouldn’t your confidence be shattered? This is what happened to Kate McGuinness, my guest on the next episode of Empowerment Radio. Within a short time, she found herself from … Read more

Are you dealing with election anxiety?

By Friedemann Schaub | September 28, 2020

Are you worried about the upcoming election? Afraid about the future of our democracy and the direction our country is heading? Probably more than ever before, this year’s presidential  election stirs up strong emotions in most people. Some talk about “Saving the Soul of America”, while others insist that it is time to “Make America … Read more

How can “Qigong” help with stress?

By Friedemann Schaub | September 15, 2020

Stress is at the root of a long list of emotional and physical challenges, including anxiety, depression, heart disease, and cancer. Stress can also greatly diminish the immune response to viruses and bacteria.  This is especially significant right now, as we go through one of the most challenging periods in our lifetime. Facing the risk … Read more

How to become the leader of your life

By Friedemann Schaub | September 1, 2020

Do you often feel more like a follower than a leader? Do you feel disempowered by what’s going on in politics, with COVID, the economy—and the state of the environment? A follower when it comes to adopting the newest trends, buying things that you don’t even need, working on the body that you are told … Read more

Overcoming the mental health stigma with Maurice Benard

By Friedemann Schaub | August 12, 2020

Do you struggle with your emotions? Do you feel that you have a mental health challenge, but you haven’t found the courage to ask for help? The problem with “negative” emotions such as anxiety, sadness, insecurity, and worry, is that they can make you feel weak, powerless, and as if there is something wrong with … Read more

Self-hypnosis—an effective alternative to meditation

By Friedemann Schaub | August 4, 2020

We are living in unprecedented times, where we are facing countless challenges, but also opportunities for significant change. Do you feel sometimes overwhelmed and tired by everything that is going on right now? Does the uncertainty of the future of the country also make you feel stressed and exhausted? Now more than ever, we need … Read more

The secrets to a fantastic life

By Friedemann Schaub | July 14, 2020

Since the beginning of 2020 many people’s lives went upside down. Maybe you or someone you know have lost a loved one, your job, financial security or you just find yourself facing scary uncertainties. Maybe you are a victim of racial injustice, or an observer struggling with the ongoing prejudice. How do you deal with … Read more

Want to be more confident? Here are four things you need to stop avoiding

By Friedemann Schaub | June 29, 2020

There are a lot of things we should avoid during this pandemic, such as large gatherings, ignoring social distancing, and leaving the house without a mask and disinfectants. And even before COVID, avoidance of anything that can potentially harm us has been a reasonable survival strategy that has served the human species well throughout evolution. Like most … Read more

How to ground and re-center yourself

By Friedemann Schaub | June 16, 2020

Are you continuing to feel that 2020 is shaping up to be one of the most intense years of our lives? We are going through a time full of uncertainty, pain, outrage, and loss.  So, it is normal to feel a bit overwhelmed. Many people tell me that with everything that is happening in the … Read more

How to deal with loss and grief

By Friedemann Schaub | June 2, 2020

The world is in tears. While we are still amid the COVID-pandemic that brought so much loss and suffering, the death of George Floyd has brought the pain and anger of African Americans and other disenfranchised minorities to a boiling point. Racism and prejudice are essential topics, which concern all of us, and we can’t … Read more

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How can I stop my hyperactive and worrying mind?

By Friedemann Schaub | October 2, 2012

We can literally talk ourselves into a state of stress and anxiety. In fact, when we pay close attention, we notice that most of the times we simply freak ourselves out. As Mark Twain once said, “I had a lot of tragedies in my life—most of them never happened.” We’re … Read more

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