Category Archives: Fear

Give Yourself Permission…To Be In Control

There are lots of reasons why we sometimes don’t want to go to an event or do a certain activity. Fear is one of those reasons. It can range from an uncomfortable feeling to full blown social anxiety. At its … Continue reading

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The Illusion of Control by Withholding…

Fear is a big driver in most people’s lives. Oh, some respond to it better than others but it has an impact on most of us. And one of the places that fear has a big impact is when we … Continue reading

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Change With the Speed of a Rabbit!

As I was driving the other day I watched a rabbit pull one of those stunts where it runs 3/4 of the way across the road, only to get scared by a car and turn back, re-tracing its original route … Continue reading

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Two Therapists Talking: An Interview with Kathy Labriola

In this episode of Two Therapists Talking, Jasmine St. John and I talk with Kathy Labriola, author of The Jealousy Workbook and Love In Abundance. You can purchase either of her books here. If you have questions or a topic … Continue reading

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Won’t? Maybe it is Can’t…

I often hear people say that they want more emotional connection and expression from their partner. They say their partner won’t express their feelings or even state their needs. That lack of sharing often leaves the first person feeling locked … Continue reading

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More About Change…

Last week I wrote about some reasons that prevent people from starting the process of change. This week I wanted to talk about another reason. A reason that I feel is worth talking about by itself. What I’m talking about … Continue reading

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Taking a Chance on Change

Change. It seems like it should be so easy. Things are this way. I want them to be that way. I’ll simply do it differently. If only it worked like that all of the time. But too often it doesn’t. … Continue reading

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