JANUARY 2013

  • ALL YOUR FEELINGS ARE ALWAYS OKAY ALL OF THE TIME

    AUTHOR: // CATEGORY: self-help

    Thanks for making it to round two with me, guys!  As part of your journey toward increased enlightenment and self-awareness, I wanted to spend some time talking about a really important topic: feelings.  The relationship you have with your feelings is one of the most significant bonds you will ever have in your whole, entire, beautiful life.  Whether you realize it or not, your feelings have been around since day one.  They’ve been there for you through thick and thin.  They’ve helped you and protected you. They’ve even gotten you into some trouble (shout out to the premature ejaculators).  Your feelings have helped you mend that first broken heart, and all the rest that have followed, which hopefully haven’t been too many.  They’ve helped you prepare for conversations you’ve had with your parents that you weren’t stoked on.  They’ve prepared you for exams, presentations and interviews.  They’ve prepared you for picking your career and your partner. They’ve helped you choose your interests and hobbies and even the outfit you wore today.  So, since our feelings are deeply woven into our life experiences, it’d probably be a good idea to get better acquainted with them.  And, in case you’re not already besties with your lovely feelings, I want to help you stop with the fisticuffs and learn how to hug and high five ‘em. Because, the truth is, they’re pretty awesome and they’re begging you to hang out.

    Repeat as many times as necessary until it resonates: All your feelings are always okay all of the time.

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  • NORMALIZING PSYCHOLOGY & THE VALUE OF SELF-AWARENESS

    AUTHOR: // CATEGORY: self-help

    “Psychology is for jerks & losers,” said the guy who was afraid to explore the inner workings of his mind.  That’s not you of course, I mean you’re reading this, so clearly you are trying to tap into more of your awesomeness.  Psychology is not the sterile, cold, and dull field it is sometimes portrayed as.  In fact, it’s actually pretty rad-ass.  My field of clinical psych is designed to help people resolve the inner conflicts they experience, the fear, anxiety, depression, anger, insecurities, attachment related distress, relationship shittiness, and beef they have with others, etc., in order to help them live a happier and healthier life.  How do you get to this place?  One way is that you learn how to cultivate self-awareness.  If you can achieve this, you get two bazillion dollar prizes: emotional wellbeing and mental clarity.  If you can get to a place where you experience these two things on a regular basis, you are solid gold.  Ain’t no Hollywood celebrity, super model, athlete, or rockstar, who can buy that.  Inner peace is priceless and I want to help you let go of all the nasty, dank, poopy things that are getting in the way and stymieing your success (Yes! I always wanted to use the word stymie).

    So, how do you do this??  Well, I have a lot of ideas on how to help, but we’ll keep it simple and start with just one for this post.

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