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7 Inner Child Archetypes addiction attachment attachment styles attunement identity lifecoaching Aug 06, 2021

To live is to have a story.

 We either enter our stories or they own us.  Only when we have the courage to own our history are, we able to write a brave new ending to our story.

-Brene Brown

Your story matters-all of it.  It is never too late to give us the gift of a do-over, a...

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You Can Mutlply Your Time boundaries clarity effectiveness goal setting intentionality know your why priorities saying no schedules simple and deep tips strategies for success support system time management tribes Jul 30, 2021

Have you ever thought to yourself that there aren’t enough hours in the day, or felt overwhelmed at the tasks facing you? These simple and deep ways will help you multiply your time and effectiveness.

Clarify your goals and strategy

 Be very clear about your aims and ambitions, both...

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What is Attunement? attachment attachment styles attention attunement childhood trauma emotions mothering parenting teaching tips waiting for mister rogers Jul 23, 2021

 

How well do we enter the emotional experience of another, especially our children? 

 

Attunement is an intentional choice to remain present, open, and willing to contain the hard feelings of a child.  

 

It is through attunement that a child builds trust and...

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7 Benefits of Goal Setting benefits of best self choice clarity direction goal setting goals grow happy health motivation purpose resilience stress busters thrive Jul 23, 2021

I choose what and who I become by my own actions.  I am not limited or defined by what happened to me.

-Unknown

Why We Set Goals


  1. To give direction to life
  2. To make sure we are the ones choosing the direction of our life -- not others, not fate, not the media, etc.
  3. To motivate
  4. To make sure...
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Burn the Bridge Back to What Broke You! accountability achieving addiction attunement boundaries brokeness burning bridges confidence discernment escape routes goals growing health moving forward narc abuse recovery no contact planning recovery relapse risks wise people Jul 16, 2021

What broke you?

Who broke you?

How would you get back to destruction, if you wanted to?

 

One of the keys to reaching your goals is to eliminate any escape routes. It is tempting to retreat to safety and comfort when challenges and difficulties arise. To avoid turning around and abandoning...

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Break All the Rules with Optimism: Stop Listening to Jerks lifecoaching mindset optimistists pessimists positive problem-solving reactive responsive viewpoint worldview Jul 09, 2021

“The pessimist sees difficulty in every opportunity. The optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty “

– Winston Churchill

An optimist, when faced with a problem, tends to find the upside to the situation and starts figuring out ways to solve that problem, or ways to turn...

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How to Blast Through Barriers to Your Goals external barriers goals growth internal barriers life coaching mind-set paradigms personal fears self-esteem Jul 02, 2021

One of the reasons we do not face our goals is that when we face an unexpected barrier that we're unsure how to deal with, we shut down. We become discouraged, we start making excuses, and we allow ourselves to back off of our original plan. While this is a human and natural tendency, it's not...

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Everything You Need to Know About Your Family of Origin Role adam young attachment brokeness childhood trauma family of origin roles internal family systems own your story resources storywork tell your story Jul 01, 2021

"It the best parts of us that are willing to look at the worst parts of us."

There are different roles we play in our family origin.  

 

What role did you play?

As we allow our hearts to be captured by our own stories, it is important to look at the place we held in our...

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Change Your Focus: Are You Tired of Being Stuck? attention change focus growth kindness mind-set moving forward perspective progress purpose unstuck Jun 25, 2021

 

Don’t dull the voice of your heart just to please your brain
As it swells into overthought and the desire to be right
Switch on the light of your inner lamp.
Listen to your heart so you can feel from your soul
Don’t discount your heart to make your logic fit.

― Christine Evangelou...

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2 Keys To Boosting Your Inner Confidence confidence growing healing identity self-care Jun 14, 2021

There are all kinds of strategies, ways of thinking, patterns of behavior, and practical tips for improving your life and feeling better about yourself, but they're all redundant if the foundation isn't there. That foundation is the real you, the you that you know deep down you are.

The trick is...

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Attachment: Our First Encounter with Love attachment attachment theory attunement connection Mar 31, 2021
Have you ever wondered why you are anxious about your friendships or relationships? Do you shy away and avoid emotional connection? Perhaps you have a deep fear of abandonment and rejection? Maybe there's a sense that if you asked for what you needed, it would go unheard. Our deepest fears and...
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What is Attachment attachment attachment styles attachment theory attunement children connection teaching Feb 11, 2021
Attachment is the bond or connection that you have with your primary caregivers. This one relationship shaped your brain and gave you a model of how you will see the world. According to therapist, Adam Young, it shaped your:
  • ability to regulate your emotions (calming yourself)
  • ability to...
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