Cultivating a Growth Mindset and Emotional Well-Being

Researchers used to think that emotions were purely mental expressions, generated by the brain alone. We now know that this is not true; emotions have as much to do with the body as they do with the brain. Of all the bodily systems, the heart has been found to play a particularly important role in … More Cultivating a Growth Mindset and Emotional Well-Being

Create an Attitude of Gratitude and Be Happier!

“Develop an attitude of gratitude, and give thanks for everything that happens to you, knowing that every step forward is a step toward achieving something bigger and better than your current situation.”  – Brian Tracy Gratitude has been getting a lot of press in self-help/development curriculums because it is essential to acknowledge personal gratefuluness in several categories … More Create an Attitude of Gratitude and Be Happier!

Anger management, mindfulness programs are very popular in Japan as coping mechanisms

This article is adapted from the Nikkei Asian Review and found in NAMA (National Anger Management Association, my certifying organization) Newsletter JUNE 2018  You may contact me for a complimentary consult: 516 623 4353  http://www.balanceandpower.com  TOKYO — Aware that they may become irritated too often amid the demanding duties of work, household chores and child care, a growing … More Anger management, mindfulness programs are very popular in Japan as coping mechanisms

Celebrate possibilities and let go of bitterness…

It is natural to feel resentment or anger when life does not unfold as expected. Perhaps expectations are not met, or relationships fail and we grieve for the loss.  Most of the time, we work through these feelings and they pass. Anger and resentment must fade or will be transformed into bitterness. Bitter feelings allow us … More Celebrate possibilities and let go of bitterness…

Are You a Good Role Model?

I’m talking to parents, older siblings, grandparents, teachers, business managers/ceo’s and politicians.   We are each leaders, even if (now) your domain is simply your home.  Do you curse? Smile enough?  Speak and act assertively? Listen actively? Demonstrate good time skills? Step away from devices on a regular basis? Mindful and considerate of others in household, office, neighbors? … More Are You a Good Role Model?

Anger Management Group 3 Hrs (*Accepted by Courts)

Please determine which available date works best for you. Saturday, May 20  Time: 9am – 12pm Saturday, June 24  Time: 9am – 12pm Saturday, July 15  Time: 9am – 12pm Saturday, August 12  Time: 9am – 12pm 3 Hour Anger Management Completion Certificates accepted by the courts will be given if requested. Advance Registration only. … More Anger Management Group 3 Hrs (*Accepted by Courts)

Can you change the wiring in your brain?

Yes, research shows it’s possible! with actively choosing new ways to think, new ways to behave, and new environments that best suit your emotional style.   We can change how the brain responds to emotional stimuli with researched strategies that include: Find out what your “hot buttons” are – what triggers your negative emotions. Observe your emotions … More Can you change the wiring in your brain?