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Positive self-talk can be used to increase motivation or to help stick with a challenging task. Here are a few benefits and examples of positive self-talk.

Enhance Your Performance Through Positive Self-Talk

Positive Self-Talk, Negative Self-Talk, and Listening to Your Inner VoiceEach of us has an inner voice, a type of silent speech that accompanies virtually everything we do.
If you can project a more positive outlook, you can improve communication with your children and avoid feeling like all you do, all day, is say no.video

Improving Communication with Your Children: Stop Saying “No” All the Time!

Here are some tips to stop saying no all the time to your children.Remember, changing your language and tone can make a difference in how you communicate with...
A pre-performance routine (PPR) can increase attentional focus, minimize distractions, and expedite the use of automated or well-learned behaviors.

Developing a Pre-Performance Routine (PPR) Can Help You Perform at a Higher Level

What is a Pre-Performance Routine? PPR Tips, Examples, and AdviceAn often under-utilized, yet effective, strategy to consistently perform at a high level is the use of a standardized, pre-performance...
Burnout can take place over weeks, months, or seven years. Here are three some signs you are experiencing caregiver burnout.video

3 Signs You Are Experiencing Caregiver Burnout

3 Signs You Are Experiencing Caregiver BurnoutWhat are some signs of caregiver burnout?Burnout can take place over weeks, months, or seven years. Here are...
How do you know when you are doing an excellent job as a parent, and more specifically, as a mom? Here's how moms can live their best life possible!

5 Ways Moms Can Live Their Best Life and Be the Happiest Parent Possible

How do you know when you are doing an excellent job as a parent, and more specifically, as a mom? How do you know that what you are doing is the best...
Living on the Autism spectrum isn't easy, primarily because of our societies high emphasis on social expectations. Self-advocacy and communication...

Life on the Autism Spectrum Starts with Self-Advocacy

Self-Advocacy and the Autism SpectrumI have been serving people on the spectrum for over 20 years. My work started with a small social group to help kids who...
If you don’t have a mental health disorder, it doesn’t mean you're well. Sometimes, family members struggle the most, hence why family therapy is important.

I Have the Mental Illness, but My Family Is the One Who Needs Therapy

Sometimes it is not the person with a mental health diagnosis that needs therapy. Sometimes, it’s a loved one who is struggling the most.“Why am I in therapy? They’re the...
Is social media good? Is social media bad? Is it possible to share too much information? Here are the positive and negative effects of social media.video

Social Media: Friend or Foe?

Is social media good? Is social media bad? How much information is too much information to share with social networks?In this episode of the Psych Bytes podcast, Craig...
Since our thoughts, feelings, and behaviors are all connected, one way chip away at anxious thinking. Here's how to challenge anxious thoughts.

5 Ways to Challenge Anxious Thoughts

Challenging Anxious ThoughtsSince our thoughts, feelings, and behaviors are all connected, one way to reduce anxiety symptoms is to work on challenging anxious thoughts. Challenging means to slowly...
Beginner’s mind asks us to approach old situations as if we were seeing them for the first time; with curiosity and non-judgment. Practice mindfulness by...

Expand Your Perspective with Beginner’s Mind

Expand Your Perspective with Beginner's MindCall to mind the last time you started something new - maybe a course, a job, a hobby, a relationship. Remember the quality...