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#4 How Rejuvenation Increases Our Ability to Tolerate Hard Stuff

| March 29, 2018
#4 How Rejuvenation Increases Our Ability to Tolerate Hard Stuff

Each day when we awaken, we begin to take on the world. We go about engaging in our daily tasks as well as whatever else might be thrown our way. All this activity uses and consumes our pool of resources. Unfortunately, this pool isn’t infinite. With the passing day, the amount of resources at our […]

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The Third Method is: Reduce Your Stressors by Managing Your Desires

| March 15, 2018
The Third Method is: Reduce Your Stressors by Managing Your Desires

  When we are feeling Overwhelmed and stressed out, what’s actually going on inside of us? Many times, our emotions and our feelings of stress are interconnected. Have you ever wondered where our emotions come from? Emotions are often rooted in our desires. Desires are powerful motivators. They are things that we want to have […]

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The Second Method to Reducing Stress Is: DE-ESCALATION – An Advanced Technique to Help Calm You Down

| February 26, 2018
The Second Method to Reducing Stress Is: DE-ESCALATION – An Advanced Technique to Help Calm You Down

When things begin to pile on us, e.g. our spouse begins placing demands on us at the same time that our employer is placing demands on us…and we still have all of those other things that have to have to be done, the resulting stress can escalate us, moving us much closer to the Unhealthy […]

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The Power of the Mindset

| January 22, 2018
The Power of the Mindset

  When you see the positive differences in your life that will happen once you make lasting change happen, your commitment level to this process will increase, and your success rate will skyrocket. A mindset is a person’s attitude towards themselves and others, the surrounding world, and their belief that change for themselves is possible. […]

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THE RESILIENT MIND

| December 18, 2017
THE RESILIENT MIND

…the key to reducing stress THE UPSIDE and DOWNSIDE to STRESS While I was considering how to welcome you and introduce While thinking about how to welcome you and introduce myself, I began to reflect on when I first discovered my own need to reduce the impact stress was having on me. Having no knowledge […]

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Change is Inevitable

| October 20, 2016
Change is Inevitable

We must manage it or it will manage us. By Vic LeBouthillier “Progress is impossible without change, and those who cannot change their minds cannot change anything.” -George Bernard Shaw We live in a fast-paced, ever-changing world.  Information is coming at us at a high speed with value placed on immediacy. Change affects everyone and […]

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The Story of Jim & Judy: Part 2

| October 18, 2016
The Story of Jim & Judy: Part 2

How one couple learned to set healthy boundaries within their marriage. By Vic LeBouthillier In our previous blog, you were introduced to Jim and Judy, a couple struggling to get their personal needs met within their marriage. After realizing that healthy boundaries were never taught to them as children, they felt powerless about making positive […]

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The Importance and Benefits of Play and Laughter

| August 18, 2016
The Importance and Benefits of Play and Laughter

Is there enough play and laughter in your adult life? By Vic LeBouthillier “Laughter and play are common among all mammals from infancy all the way through adulthood, and are an important part of integrating and connecting our mental, emotional, and physical states.” Laughter and play have important roles, not only in childhood development and […]

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How Do Your Desires Impact Your Stress?

| August 9, 2016
How Do Your Desires Impact Your Stress?

Reduce your stressors by managing your desires “When we acknowledge that we hold unreasonable desires – ones that can’t be fulfilled – a powerful secret is revealed. By identifying these unmet desires that act as stressors in our lives, we can take steps toward changing them into realistic goals and desires that can be met.” […]

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