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We can  find joy in the chores and tasks we don’t especially like – sometimes all we need is a change of attitude, a different approach, a little music, or some help from friends or family, and the tasks or responsibilities that we perceive as tedious ie: washing dishes, fixing the car, cleaning a closet, can become a source of satisfaction.

Most of us tend to put off what it is that we don’t want to do. Yet, one of the best approaches to an unpleasant task or dull chore is to dive right in and be fully mindful of what it is that you are doing.

Playing your favorite music, dancing while you work, or creating a mental list of everything you are grateful for are just a few ways to turn an unexciting activity into a fun event. Look for joy in doing your mundane activities, and they’ll become a source of enjoyment rather than a tolerable duty.
Need help in getting started? If you are procrastinating, it is based on one or more of the fears below.   EFTtapping can help light the fire and transform procrastination into action!
~fear of failure
~fear of being judged
~fear of success
~fear of being controlled
Need help? Call 516 623 4353   Sessions in Uniondale, NY., Skype and onsite.
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Gratitude has been getting a lot of press in self-help/development curriculums because it is essential to acknowledge personal gratefuluness in several categories to help up your forgivess quotient and helps transition you into the happiness realm! Try this: Sit back, close your eyes and visualize everything you are grateful for including several of these categories:

  • personal attributes and abilities
  • people in your life
  • material things in your life
  • a lifestyle
  • environment

Let it free flow and then write them down in columns.  Review this whenever you are feeling down, first thing in the morning and before bed.

Gratitude, Forgiveness, Happiness and Stress, Anger, Depression  

Forgiveness of one’s self for wrong doings and poor attitudes is necessary before you can forgive others, as loving oneself must happen before you are able to love others.    Forgiveness of heinous crimes is not possible for most people and not necessary. You do not need to let go of 100% anger/guilt to let go and move on.  Try forgiving a percentage, and “work on it” through EFT,  guided imagery and de-sensitization techniques, hypnosis, life coaching  to get the percentage higher.  It can be helpful in acknowledging that those in question may have been doing the best they knew how or were capable of (due to personal history, mental capacity, mental illness).

Depression is almost always  supressed, repressed, not communicated (or communicated partially) anger, with or without genetic tendencies.Balance and Power - Eileen Lichtenstein - HALF

Anger expressed at over-the-top levels results in socially unacceptable aggressive behavior that steps over physical and/or emotional  boundaries (hitting-pushing-punching-pulling, property damage including throwing things, slamming doors and name calling, cursing-yelling. Health related symptoms of high anger and stress levels include high blood pressure, headaches, racing pulse, difficulty breathing, tight muscles.

Stress levels elevate when feeling out of control or “overwhelmed” and may cause someone to exhibit angrily acting out or be irritable.  The flip side is a depressive episode.

It is important to remember that human beings are not perfect and we all “mess-up” at times.  If you or someone you are close to  experience any of the above on an ongoing basis or regularly, it is time to get help!  Often learning simple coping strategies and techniques as well as how to  communicate effectively is all you need to do- in conjunction with a practitioner you feel comfortable with and can create a trusting relationship with.

I am a certified Anger Management Specialist, EFT Practitioner, Peak Performance Success Coach and (former) biofeedback  practitioner (this training includes relaxation techniques, de-sensitization techniques, guided imagery and self-trance).  I work with individuals and groups  via telephone, skype and face to face in Wantagh, Long Island  and go on site for corporate and organizational trainings.  Currently, a hot topic (unfortunately) is Workplace Bullying.

FREE PHONE CONSULT 516 623 4353   www.balanceandpower.com 

 

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You always have a choice even though you may not realize it in the moment. Circumstances may be beyond your control; your attitude is your choice.

Going to the places that scare you, being fearless and choosing to be resilient, that’s what this blog is about.

I became fearless going on the “scary” rides in Coney Island, Brooklyn as a child even though I never would go on the parachute- there were known accidents on that one and I was very safety conscious- Mom was a worrier.  Do you know that only 8% of what we worry about is over legitimate concerns (worry!).
Going in the front car of the roller coaster, approaching the top (with friends of course ) and looking at the big drop ahead gave no time to do anything except scream & hold on tight! So it went through the fun summer months. Thinking back over the years, I did many courageous things and not much scared me. Here are a few that got me thinking back to the scary rides…:
Walking on hot coals while on a mind body spirit retreat in Santa Fe ( first time away from my young children too). We had lots of prep time and when it was my turn I was ready. Awesome.

Skiing.This wasn’t worth it for me; injured and it could’ve been worse… Later on I took up cross country- fun!

Para sailing Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. This was the ultimate overcome of fear of heights for me. I was sitting on the beach for several days meditating (and drinking pina coladas) and surprised myself with the conscious decision into action. Very challenging and I did look down a few times when I wasn’t looking at the mountain.

Forty-nine years ago: Steve & I rode our bikes out of Florence (where we bought the racers- and mine was a boy’s with the bar- the only kind made at the time) and I scared myself with a coughing attack that precipitated me throwing the pack(s) of Marlboros out- which was scary ‘cause I couldn’t imagine not smoking “cold turkey” which I succeeded at. And it was difficult- maybe not scary- to totally change our travel plans so that we went back to the city and got the bikes on trains that rode out of the seven hills, through the Alps and landed us in Germany to enjoy the rolling hills (so we could use all the gears ) and along the Rhine onto Holland. Of course we stopped to eat and sleep in foreign lands- sometimes in hostels and sometimes in the forest, scary and amazing.
I’m happy to be telling you all now. When friends and strangers comment on (both) our daughters living in Europe – I smile and am happy we brought them up with roots and wings – and the ability to navigate the scary and unknown.
• The scariest thing of all for me was 9/11 and the period following that. Were we really OK? Then it became more than me and being empty nested- yes our daughters already just in Europe- and it was much more than getting off the coach and back onto the treadmill and back into the gym- even that was scary after a dark period.
• Now getting through the airports is kinda scary. Getting off the Long Island RR into Penn station is fine if I look straight ahead and focus. That’s it, and what I recommend:
When things get scary look straight ahead and focus. Be in the moment as much as times permit.

Be Present. Be Happy.
Be Resilient!
We’ve got the Now! Only once.  CONSULT 516 623 4353 www.balanceandpower.com 

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DeStress Tip: Write down five things that you are proud about and stick the list in your wallet to pull out to…

DeStress Tip: Emotional eating-stress a vicious cycle. You have the power to stop it!

DeStress Tip: Listen well instead of reacting in anger.

DeStress Tip: Be grateful always!!

DeStress Tip: Make your Goals Realistic & Reachable!

DeStress Tip: Exercise! Ditching exercise for a more sedentary way of life can have an overall negative effect on

DeStress Tip: Exercise and you will feel better about yourself and the more likely you are to live a healthy…

De-Stress Tip: Stop emotional eating! Feel confident, healthy & in control.

DeStress Tip: If you are able to take a step back and laugh at yourself and the absurdity of life every now and then, things won’t seem…

DeStress Tip: Regardless of the outcome, following through boosts confidence and reassures us that when all is…

DeStress Tip: We need the action/practice component for ultimate productivity powerful positive language to become a happy habit!…

DeStress Tip: Making and sticking to a decision is a source of happiness because it gives you a sense of control, of efficacy.

DeStress Tip: Laugh More!: A small child typically laughs more than four hundred times a day, and an adult-…

DeStress Tip: Acting in an outgoing, talkative, adventurous or assertive way makes people- even introverts-feel…

DeStress Tip: Happier people are more interested in social problems. They do more volunteer work and contribute.

DeStress Tip: Did you know that the brain is stimulated by surprise?

DeStress Tip: Self-love is the one most important thing to create your best life.

DeStress Tip: Focus is a skill you can develop. Do you know you can rewire negative patterns??
DeStress Tip: Transition = Opportunities

DeStress Tip: Perfectionism is the enemy of creativity and productivity. You don’t even have to be creating…

DeStress Tip: “Progress always involves risk. You can’t steal second base and keep your foot on first.” – Bob Proctor

DeStress Tip: A great appreciation of nature and our connection to it enhances our spirit and helps to connect us…

DeStress Tip: Meditating can help develop the art of patience.

DeStress Tip: Patience means allowing things to unfold at their own speed rather than jumping in with your…

DeStress Tip: Take time to access what you have in front of you, take a break and re-evaluate.

DeStress Tip:  Stop Smoking with EFT!  DeStress Tip: Studies show that expressing anger only aggravates it.

~Want to discuss any of these, or need help,? Call me for a FREE PHONE CONSULT: 516 623 4353~ www.balanceandpower.com 

 

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A 4 week Personal Coaching/Mentoring Program From Eileen Lichtenstein!

SOAR! with Resilience!

with Eileen Lichtenstein
Peak Performance Success Life and Career Coach


This is a 4 Week Program available from Eileen Lichtenstein. Each week will move you forward with specific topics-goals. This 4 week coaching/mentoring program will foster:

  • Increased confidence and self-esteem
  • Balance in your life and a healthy and well-adjusted mind and body
  • Success in your career and maximized potential


You will embark on a transformative journey of self-development that will guide you to amazing levels of happiness and abundance in your life. You will learn about components of happiness and productivity and how to apply it to your own circumstances. You will be coached and mentored how to implement and adapt the strategies to your own life on an ongoing basis.

 

  • Are you ready for your life to be transformed?

 

  • Are you ready to reduce stress to optimal levels?

 

  • Can you imagine being happy most of the time?

 

  • Are you ready to make some personal shifts and see your career SOAR?

 

  • How can you become and stay inspired?

 

  • Can you imagine being surrounded by positive people and creating optimal relationships?

 
Eileen Lichtenstein is a Peak Performance Success and Certified Career Coach, Anger Management Specialist and EFT-ADV. Practitioner. Her goal is to coach/guide you towards Optimal Wellness and Productivity in your life. Eileen she has helped and guided countless individuals, business executives and educators, empowering all to achieve their dreams and goals.

Stress – Anger Mangement:
During this course Eileen will take you through Stress-Anger Management Techniques and Strategies so you can be happier and more productive.

Effective Time Management:
You will learn to recognize what isn’t working in your life and will be given the tools to assist you in the awareness necessary for your transformation to leading a balanced life. You will learn how to prioritize effectively, create and reach realistic goals and positive outcomes.

How To Break The Conflict Cycle, Maintain Positive Relationships and Access Your best Communication Style:
Eileen will coach you on how to break the ‘Conflict Cycle’ and how to ‘Access Your Best Communication Style’.

EFT Emotional Freedom Technique:
You will learn Emotional Freedom Technique, also known as EFT/ tapping, so you can use your own body’s energies to remove negative emotions.

This course can start turning your ailing business – or life – around. And…
Even if you’re doing well, this course will propel you to a higher level of success and happiness! Thinking about becoming an entrepreneur? Looking for a career change, a reinvention?

And if you are simply feeling overwhelmed with life, “sandwich generation” parenting or relationship challenges, this program will help get you unstuck, be fearless: SOAR! with Resilience?

What You Will Learn:

  • How to reduce stress
  • Personal Goal Setting
  • Overcoming Obstacles
  • Setting limits
  • Relationship building and effective communication
  • How to get and stay inspired
What You Will Gain:

  • Increased Self Confidence
  • Peace of Mind
  • Balance
  • Higher Income Potential
  • A Feeling of Well Being and Improved Health
  • A Better Understanding of Your True Capabilities

The time is now: 
Start taking your personal or professional life to a higher level of success and satisfaction. In this course Eileen takes you through her personal journey of accomplishment while showing how you too can achieve the same peace and balance she has achieved in her own life.

*Call NOW for a FREE 20 minute strategy consult: 516.623.4353

Sign up NOW: 4 Week Package
Weekly individual coaching via telephone or video skype.
Dates & time flexible, arranged individually. Arrange your own one:one 4 weeks phone coaching sessions!

When: September 25 – October 16: Dates & time flexible, arranged individually
Cost: $436
SAVE: Sign up before September 19th and receive a special 10% discount: $393

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I help people break through fear and perceived difficulties with EFT Emotional Freedom Techniques, tapping, via Skype and my Uniondale,NY office. Consult: 516 623 4353 .  My September newsletter https://mailchi.mp/1cfdc621f651/4l1mr1ph6w-2854525 

Emotions that linger unaddressed or suppressed become baggage and prevents us from fulfilling our potentials. Putting aside your fears in order to confront your emotions ensures that your feelings will not interfere with your serenity or have a long-term effect on your happiness. You’ll feel refreshed and recharged when you bravely examine your emotions.

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 Stretching mentally is a willingness to change  in order to accommodate new circumstances.  It allows for shifting course when indicated and is possible when not being overly attached to outcome.  We are actually more in tune with reality when we are flexible- since reality is ever changing,

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it doesn’t make sense to be rigid or to cling to any one idea of what is happening or what is going to happen.

Being in tune enables us to adjust to the external environment and other people as they change and grow.  Every day we have the opportunity to exercise our flexibility.  We can stretch our minds by imagining several different possibilities for how events will unfold. As we do this, our minds become more supple and open, and when changes come our way, we can be more confident to accommodate and flow with the new reality.

Need help with mental flexability?: www.balanceandpower.com   EFTtapping helps!

Complimentary 20 minute consult: 516 623 4353

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