3 Simple Breathing Exercises to Reduce Anxiety

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3 Simple Breathing Exercises to Reduce Anxiety

  Breathing Exercises to Reduce Anxiety and  Stress Breathing is my favorite strategy for anxiety and stress relief. It’s quick, easy, free, and you can do it anywhere.   I’m going to teach you three very simple breathing exercises to reduce anxiety, but you don’t actually need any particular technique to relieve stress. You can […]

6 Problems with People-Pleasing (and How to Stop People-Pleasing)

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Learn how to stop people-pleasing and start speaking up for yourself. Codependency and people-pleasing can cause you to “lose yourself” when you try to please and appease others. Kyle is a classic people-pleaser. He’s been dating Lucy for four years and hopes to marry her. From the beginning, Lucy has been clear that she wants Kyle to attend church […]

13 Common Cognitive Distortions

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13 Types of Cognitive Distortions #CBT #distortedthoughts #thinkingerrors #negativitybias

Our thoughts, feelings, and behaviors are interconnected. But sometimes our thinking isn’t helpful or accurate. In this post, you’ll learn about common types of cognitive distortions and begin to identify your negative, automatic thoughts. What are cognitive distortions? Cognitive distortions are also known as thinking errors, thinking distortions, irrational thoughts, distorted thoughts, and negative automatic […]

What’s the Difference Between Coaching and Counseling?

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The Difference between Coaching and Therapy

Coaching vs. Counseling Many people wonder whether they would benefit from coaching or from psychotherapy or counseling.  If you’re confused about the difference between coaching and therapy, you’re not alone! Coaching and therapy serve two distinct purposes but there is a fair amount of overlap, so it can be confusing. Coaching and Counseling or Therapy […]