10 Reasons Why People Don’t Meditate, and How to Respond to Them

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You’re probably familiar with meditation’s many positive outcomes. In fact, you probably extoll its virtues to anyone who you believe could benefit from it, which is just about anyone! But have you ever recommended meditation to someone--a friend, a family member, or maybe a client--and met with resistance? Not everyone […]

Therapy Questions Every Therapist Should Be Asking

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Healing conversations are an art form in peril of being lost to our busy lives. The ultimate goal of talk therapy is to enable the process of psychological and emotional healing along the continuum from the problematic toward a sense of greater mental wellbeing. Although we often come to therapy […]

Common Therapy Questions Therapists Tend To Ask

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Talk therapy is all about healing conversations with a goal in mind. We partner with our clients and focus, not only on the content of what we talk about, but also on the person, the process, and the quality of the therapeutic relationship. The goals for therapy are as varied […]

17 Self-Discipline Exercises to Build Your Self-Control Muscle

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Every day we deal with distractions, struggle to concentrate, and do our best not to procrastinate. Whether we’re trying to study for a test, lose weight, kick a bad habit, or work toward a future goal, willpower always plays a part. So why do some people ‘stick at it’ so […]

72 Mental Health Questions for Counselors and Patients

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What does "mental health" mean to you? Is it the same as happiness? Or is it simply the absence of mental illness? Whether you are a professional therapist or want to help a friend in need, it helps to have some mental health questions up your sleeve. You may not […]

16 Delayed Gratification Exercises, Worksheets & Activities

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One of the biggest downfalls across the globe is humanity’s inability to self-regulate. The accessibility of having whatever we want in an instant weakens our self-regulation muscles. Most goals can be reached, but they don’t happen by accident. They also don’t get realized in an instant. Goal achievement requires self-awareness, […]

21 Self-Image Examples and Activities to Use the Theory Today

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Our self-image is all about how we see ourselves. It gives us a sense of our personality and helps gives us clarity and understanding about our life. Our self-image is also about how we perceive ourselves in terms of our life. Self-image also determines what kind of person we think […]

Positive Psychology Coaching and Life Coaching: What’s the Difference?

Positive Psychology Coaching and Life Coaching

As coaches, we know how transformative the experience can be for clients. Many people who seek coaching usually have some idea of an area of life they want help with, but it’s through coaching that they begin to gain a deeper understanding of all the different areas in life and […]

9 Best Self-Esteem Questionnaires (+Rosenberg Self-Esteem Scale)

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Stop whatever you are doing right now. On a scale of 1 to 10, how would you rate your self-esteem? If one means, “I’m a complete and utter failure,” and ten means, “I’m at the top of my game in life, love, and work," where do you fall? What you […]