Is Fear Holding You Back?

Who Are You Trying to Impress?

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Confessions of a Shoplifter

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Am I Nuts for Considering Leaving My Job?

When you're thinking about leaving your perfectly good job for something new, if can feel like you're nuts. Any doubt you may have had is fueled by well-meaning friends and family telling you that you're crazy. So, are you? See the real answer in this post... ...more

Why Free Floating Anxiety Drives Me Crazy

Do you ever have times in your life when everything is going great yet you just have this nagging feeling that impending doomis on the horizon?  It’s like waiting for the other shoe to drop.  You aren’t quite sure where the problem will come from, but you are convinced there will be a problem.That is Free Floating Anxiety....more

The Elf on the Shelf Has Been Banned From Our House.

A few years back, when the Elf On The Shelf was starting to pick up popularity, my very enthusiastic daughter pleaded with me to get her The Elf On The Shelf.   She begged me to please get one because all her friends had it and it would be so cool to have one in our house too.Not really knowing anything about what the Elf craze was all about, we drove over to our local bookstore to get one.  I thought it looked kind of cute and it had a book!  I figured it would be something that we would add to our Christmas traditions and family....more

Develop Goals To Help Manage Your Fears

By: Stan Popovich We all have to deal with fear and anxiety in our life. Our fears and anxieties can reduce our self-confidence and help prevent us from getting what we want. One of the ways to help manage your fears is to develop some goals and then focus on reaching those goals. Developing goals will help you manage your fears because goals help us not to focus on our fears. For instance, let’s say that you have to finish your report for work by the end of the week. If you focus on reaching that deadline, this will distract you from getting stressed and anxious....more

Do Not Stress Over Your Competition In Sports

By: Stan Popovich Many athletes sometimes get anxious when they going against a tough opponent. They get nervous on who they are competing with and they get so worked up that they lose focus on playing their sport. In the end, they make mistakes and end up beating themselves up if they do not win. As a result, here is a list of techniques that an athlete can use to help manage the stress of going against the competition. The first step is to learn as much as you can on your opponent....more

DO NOT LET FEAR BE A FACTOR IN YOUR SPORT

By: Stan Popovich Sometimes, fear and anxiety can get the best of us in sports.  The key is to know how to manage that fear and anxiety. As a result, here is a brief list of techniques that an athlete can use to help manage their fears and every day anxieties. Occasionally, you may become stressed when you have to perform in an important event. When this happens, visualize yourself doing the task in your mind. For instance, you have to perform in the championship game in front of a large group of people in the next few days....more

Do Not Fear Of Getting Older

By: Stan Popovich Some people are afraid what may happen as they get older. Some worry about their health and others wonder about other things that might happen. There is nothing wrong as we age if you look at the positive side of things. Here is a list on how to manage the fear and anxiety of getting older. The first step in not getting stressed as you get older is to get some exercise and eat a lot of healthy foods. Before exercising, you should talk to your doctor to make sure you do not hurt yourself....more