It is good to know that some worry or concern is healthy. It indicates that you are noticing risks that may exist in your environment. You came into this life with this warning system pre-loaded, ready to perform its job. However, if you are tuning into more risk, worry, and nervousness, than positive emotions, you […]
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Personally, I find that anything in life is easier to manage if I understand, even just a little bit, how the human brain works. My car is an example of this. I do not need to know the entire workings of its engine, the parts, and all of the mechanics, however, just knowing its high-level […]
It is only just this week that I have felt motivated and energetic enough to write down my 2021 ambitions and desires. I was nervous, (along with everyone else on the planet), hoping that our American neighbours transitioned into their democracy peacefully. Now that the pomp and circumstance around the inauguration are over (thankfully, it all […]
Nothing could have been farther from our imagination back in January than the idea that all of us would all be experiencing Christmas this year under the strain of a global pandemic. COVID and its implications have come as a shock and a source of stress to everyone. I can’t think of anyone that hasn’t […]
What is stress exactly? Although it is a heavily used word today, most of us don’t have a grasp of what stress exactly is, nor how to manage it. We all can agree, however, that when we feel stressed we are not happy, and we want the experience to be over as soon as possible […]
On Thursday, October 8th, I had the pleasure of being interviewed by Alistair McBride for his podcast – Dealing with Goliath: Psychological Edge for Business Leaders. Al’s mission is to help sharpen the psychological edge in business leaders with skin in the game and who wants to be more effective under pressure, uncover hidden value, […]
Last September, I issued a blog on the topic of boundaries. It was so well received that I decided that now, a year later, would be a good time to again talk about boundaries. Interestingly, what has developed for me in the area of boundaries over the past 12 months is a keen understanding that […]
My coaching and researching over the years have resulted in the awareness that stress and anxiousness are rooted in three main drivers. Only one of these drivers needs to be present for anyone to start experiencing nervousness. This can easily lead to feeling powerless over time. The three drivers are: A perceived lack of control […]
We all know how worry feels. It is an uncomfortable feeling triggered by a thought of the worst-imagined outcome. This results in feeling uneasy, a belief of not being safe, and a fear of not being capable of handling the future. That feeling of worry is prompted by a series of negative thoughts that then […]
Karen Spencer, Life Coach and Practitioner is a legal Complementary Healthcare Provider, and not a licensed Medical Doctor, Psychologist, Psychiatrist, Masters in Family and Child Counseling (MFCC), or a Masters in Social Work (MSW). The client understands that the Practitioner is not providing psychological or medical advice and that any services provided should in no way replace sound treatment from a licensed healthcare provider.