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1. Do something “perspective expanding” either in terms of time or space. Examples: Time: look into the eyes of someone alive in the 1400s by visiting an art gallery. Space: A walk/coffee somewhere with an...

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Feel Better About Yourself

May 31, 2012 | 0 Comments

No hard life changes or anything else intimidating required! I have a new project for sale designed to help you feel better about yourself. In case you’re worried that the projects sound too much like...

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As problems gets bigger, often the rest of life seems to shrink. When people have a lot of stress – their time, energy, and thoughts often get consumed by those problems. As people spend more...

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The most common core beliefs I help people change tend to fall into the following 3 categories. These core beliefs commonly underlie depression and anxiety. Helpless Core Beliefs such as: “I’m incompetent” “I’m needy” “I’m...

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Studies have shown that when people have too many options they avoid making a decision. If you know a lot of strategies for managing your mood/anxiety, it can get confusing as to which one to...

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30 Days of Daily Tips for Reducing Rumination

February 7, 2012 | 0 Comments

I am writing 30 Days of Daily Tips (Weekdays) for Reducing Rumination on my Facebook page. I’ve included the stream on this page for those who prefer to view it on my site rather than...

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Rumination – One Week Exercise

January 7, 2012 | 0 Comments

Here’s an idea for a behavioral experiment for people who ruminate (passively & repeatedly think about the causes or consequences of problems without moving to active problem solving. Often involves self-criticism). Prep: If you have...

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Short link for Sharing http://youtu.be/d1Jkz4YEebE Short link for Sharing http://youtu.be/s1zTERiowLM...

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I have started making some free Cognitive Behavioral Therapy videos and putting them on YouTube. Short link for sharing: http://youtu.be/ZkA7Y1xXoyA...

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If you have problems with anxiety or stress, part of the issue will be “conditioned” physical spikes in response to certain triggers. Triggers can be all sorts of things. For example, if you’re feeling depressed,...

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