What is anxiety, why do we have it and What do we do about it? Anxiety is a feeling of unease, such as worry or fear. We are worried that we are not okay or safe and that something bad is going to happen to us. We may also be feeling anxiety because there is…

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Stress Building Capacity

We have all heard the word stress before, but what do we really know about the word? For the purpose of this blog, I will define two types of stress which are referred to as acute and chronic stress. Acute stress is the response to an immediate threat when we are in immediate danger. The…

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Emotional Intelligence

A google search of emotional intelligence could lead you to this dictionary definition: “the capacity to be aware of, control, and express one’s emotions, and to handle interpersonal relationships judiciously and empathetically. Emotional intelligence is the key to both personal and professional success” Question: Wow, think about that for 10 seconds, close your eyes, and…

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We all have a nervous system, but why do we have nervous system, why is it so important, and why would a Life Coach blog about it? We have a nervous system to enable us to be alive, function and survive. The nervous system is comprised of many parts of the body including your brain,…

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What is neuroplasticity? In the book “Pocket Guide to Interpersonal Neurobiology”, Dr. Daniel J. Siegel defines Neuroplasticity as: “The ability of the brain to change its structure in response to experience. Experience activates neurons which then can then turn on genes that enable structural changes to be made that strengthen the connections among activated neurons.”…

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Self Limiting Beliefs

An essential philosophy of my life coaching is that all human beings have unlimited potential. However, we all seem to get in our own way much of the time. Self limiting beliefs are often the root cause of this. After learning about Neuroscience, it is obvious to me that we don’t have as much control as…

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