Manage Your Expectations

Manage Your Expectations

“Make a foul shot!” I yelled at the television screen as my favorite college basketball team clanked another free throw off the rim. My team was not meeting my expectations. “What’s hard about shooting 70% from the line?” as another shot hit the rim so hard I was convinced the backboard was going to break…

Break Free from the Trap of Anxiety and Worry

Break Free from the Trap of Anxiety and Worry

They say a picture is worth a thousand words. For those who deal with anxiety, a thought can be worth 20 million! What kind of thoughts fill your head as you start your day? Some of you may be planners and some of you may be fly-by-the-seat-of-your-pants types. Some of you might be the type like me – the plan out every possible scenario in your head before you make even the slightest move.

It’s Not Me It’s You: Dealing with Difficult People

It’s Not Me It’s You: Dealing with Difficult People

At some point in our lives we have all had to deal with difficult people. That person who makes you want to scream, maybe say some not so nice words, or maybe go retreat into a cave for the rest of the day. You may have one in your workplace or in your family right now. We often feel like there is no good way to interact with this person because no matter what we try, we are left feeling frustrated…