How do you know what your ideal job is?

How do you know what your ideal job is?

What would an ideal job be like? And more importantly what is it? There is a lot of hype out there about finding the ideal job. The current view is you simply must have a driving passion that consumes you. If you don’t have this overarching passion you will be a loser. There are numerous career tests to tell you what that ideal job is and it almost guarantees you will be successful. Do what you love and the money will follow. I don’t believe...

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How to talk to an IMPOSSIBLE person

How to talk to an IMPOSSIBLE person

You know the anxious feeling you get when you know that you have to talk to that impossible person in your life? My boss, spouse, mother-in-law best friend sometimes they can be completely impossible! And yet you have to talk to them and it is draining and they never listen. It feels overwhelming and you think about all the things you want to say. But somehow the person never stops talking! So, you interrupt or shut down and that doesn’t...

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Finding Hope when you feel despair

Finding Hope when you feel despair

People are experiencing a lot of stress, anxiety and depression. Some events are reasonably characterized as “awful” and it doesn’t help to say it’s not so bad when the answer back is a resounding YES! What you need is a place to share it (misery Loves Company).  To begin to solve a problem you need validation either from yourself or someone else. Most of us are not built to process extreme distress, shock, or suffering...

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A prescription for rage and anxiety

A prescription for rage and anxiety

“I felt myself change but I couldn’t stop it and really I didn’t want to. I screamed and cursed.  Rage is when you have too much anger” Raging is an emergency alternative; when talking doesn’t do it when holding it in doesn’t do it when walking away doesn’t do it when you can’t relax when no one get it.   When it happens, you may not be aware of what you are doing and saying.  Severe...

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A Fast Checklist for Anxiety

A Fast Checklist for Anxiety

Here is a list of the 4 main forms of anxiety that too many people suffer with. It is important to recognize anxiety symptoms and get help. Take the anxiety test if you suffer from any of the following: Social Anxiety Disorder SAD, Generalized Anxiety and Panic Attacks Social Anxiety Disorder SAD • Fear that you are being judged • Worrying about embarrassing or humiliating yourself in front of others • Concern that you’ll offend someone •...

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You struggle to make your own decisions.

You struggle to make your own decisions.

The internet has not taught us how to research it has taught us to remain in a state of searching. Before we go to a restaurant we Google, yelp etc. We are relying on opinions of strangers who may or may not be truly strange in their opinions. And when we amass all this information which can take a significant amount of time, we sit in a whirling dervish of limitless choices! It can be anxiety provoking. And for some people this is how they...

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