Live Bold and Bloom http://liveboldandbloom.com Thu, 18 Dec 2014 15:31:20 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.0.1 60 Deep Questions To Ask Yourself To Create “Aha” Moments http://liveboldandbloom.com/12/self-improvement/deep-questions-to-ask http://liveboldandbloom.com/12/self-improvement/deep-questions-to-ask#comments Sun, 14 Dec 2014 20:46:15 +0000 http://liveboldandbloom.com/?p=12022 Questions are powerful. They force answers. Compelling questions force us to think deeply and examine ourselves. Sometimes they challenge our beliefs about what we “know” to be true. As a coach, I use thoughtful questions to help clients elicit insights, uncover buried beliefs, and reach conclusions about who they are and what they want for… [...]

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deep questions to askQuestions are powerful. They force answers.

Compelling questions force us to think deeply and examine ourselves. Sometimes they challenge our beliefs about what we “know” to be true.

As a coach, I use thoughtful questions to help clients elicit insights, uncover buried beliefs, and reach conclusions about who they are and what they want for… Continue Reading…

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What Is Mindfulness? Find Out In My New Book http://liveboldandbloom.com/12/mindfulness/what-is-mindfulness http://liveboldandbloom.com/12/mindfulness/what-is-mindfulness#comments Wed, 10 Dec 2014 18:28:12 +0000 http://liveboldandbloom.com/?p=11997 I suffered with it for years. At times it was debilitating. Sometimes it made me physically ill. I’m sure there are times when you deal with it too. Stress and anxiety. The feeling of overwhelm. A racing heart. Unexplained dread. Looping thoughts. Panicky feelings. Exhaustion. Life IS stressful. All of the normal, everyday stimuli, demands, [...]

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peace of mindfulnessI suffered with it for years.

At times it was debilitating.

Sometimes it made me physically ill.

I’m sure there are times when you deal with it too.

Stress and anxiety. The feeling of overwhelm. A racing heart. Unexplained dread. Looping thoughts. Panicky feelings. Exhaustion.

Life IS stressful. All of the normal, everyday stimuli, demands, and deadlines alone… Continue Reading…

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12 Proven Habits Of Happy People http://liveboldandbloom.com/12/habits/habits-happy-people http://liveboldandbloom.com/12/habits/habits-happy-people#comments Sun, 07 Dec 2014 20:44:05 +0000 http://liveboldandbloom.com/?p=11941 When I was in my twenties, I wrote a happiness list. I remember clearly writing the list and believing once I attained those things, I would feel content and free to enjoy life. I’m embarrassed to tell you everything I put on the list. It seems so materialistic to me now. But let’s just… Continue [...]

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habits of happy peopleWhen I was in my twenties, I wrote a happiness list. I remember clearly writing the list and believing once I attained those things, I would feel content and free to enjoy life.

I’m embarrassed to tell you everything I put on the list. It seems so materialistic to me now. But let’s just… Continue Reading…

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Loving Kindness: The Path To Joy And Inner Peace http://liveboldandbloom.com/12/mindfulness/loving-kindness http://liveboldandbloom.com/12/mindfulness/loving-kindness#respond Wed, 03 Dec 2014 19:52:38 +0000 http://liveboldandbloom.com/?p=11796 A guest post by Daniel Zandt of Stillminds. As a society, we spend a lot of time thinking about what it means to be happy. Take the burgeoning field of positive psychology, which seeks to lead us on the path to exceptional mental health, not just freedom from disorder. We don’t want to simply survive…. [...]

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Loving KindnessA guest post by Daniel Zandt of Stillminds.

As a society, we spend a lot of time thinking about what it means to be happy.

Take the burgeoning field of positive psychology, which seeks to lead us on the path to exceptional mental health, not just freedom from disorder. We don’t want to simply survive…. Continue Reading…

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How To Love Yourself: 20 Ways To Cultivate Self-Worth http://liveboldandbloom.com/12/self-confidence/how-to-love-youself http://liveboldandbloom.com/12/self-confidence/how-to-love-youself#comments Mon, 01 Dec 2014 12:00:23 +0000 http://liveboldandbloom.com/?p=11802 Why is it that we have such a hard time loving ourselves? Even when we know in our heads we are worthy, we don’t feel it in our hearts. We don’t believe it when a loved one says, “You’re beautiful, smart, and capable.” Instead, we believe that little inner voice whispering, “You’re ugly, stupid,… Continue [...]

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How to love yourselfWhy is it that we have such a hard time loving ourselves?

Even when we know in our heads we are worthy, we don’t feel it in our hearts. We don’t believe it when a loved one says, “You’re beautiful, smart, and capable.” Instead, we believe that little inner voice whispering, “You’re ugly, stupid,… Continue Reading…

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How to Practice Gratitude When You Don’t Feel Like It http://liveboldandbloom.com/11/mindfulness/how-to-practice-gratitude http://liveboldandbloom.com/11/mindfulness/how-to-practice-gratitude#comments Mon, 24 Nov 2014 17:38:01 +0000 http://liveboldandbloom.com/?p=11753 I have recently been obsessed — well maybe obsessed is too strong a word — preoccupied with frustration and sadness about the physical effects of getting older. It has really hit me that this aging thing is happening. The face and body I had in my youth are gone forever, and there isn’t a… Continue [...]

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how to practice gratitudeI have recently been obsessed — well maybe obsessed is too strong a word — preoccupied with frustration and sadness about the physical effects of getting older.

It has really hit me that this aging thing is happening. The face and body I had in my youth are gone forever, and there isn’t a… Continue Reading…

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Pre-Holiday Sale: Get 3 Books For $.99 Each http://liveboldandbloom.com/11/life-coaching/pre-holiday-sale-get-3-books-99 http://liveboldandbloom.com/11/life-coaching/pre-holiday-sale-get-3-books-99#respond Thu, 20 Nov 2014 13:28:30 +0000 http://liveboldandbloom.com/?p=11715 Are you starting to think about holiday gifts? We’re just five weeks away from Christmas, and if you or the people on your gift list love self-improvement, this is a great week to stock up on my books. I’m running a special Pre-Holiday $.99 Sale on three of my books: Building Confidence: Get Motivated, Overcome… [...]

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book-sale-e1416408839862Are you starting to think about holiday gifts? We’re just five weeks away from Christmas, and if you or the people on your gift list love self-improvement, this is a great week to stock up on my books.

I’m running a special Pre-Holiday $.99 Sale on three of my books:

  • Building Confidence: Get Motivated, Overcome… Continue Reading…

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    25 Things To RememberThere was a time in my life when I didn’t believe in myself. Having grown up in your average dysfunctional family, I found myself in the role of peacekeeper and people pleaser from a young age.

    I believed if I was compliant and accommodating, I could keep everyone happy and prevent the wackadoodle behavior… Continue Reading…

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    How To Fix A Relationship With A “Couple Bubble” http://liveboldandbloom.com/11/relationships/how-to-fix-a-relationship http://liveboldandbloom.com/11/relationships/how-to-fix-a-relationship#respond Sun, 09 Nov 2014 16:02:27 +0000 http://liveboldandbloom.com/?p=11435 Have you ever considered going to a relationship therapist to help you and your significant other work through conflict? Frustration, fighting, and detachment are common problems in marriage or any intimate relationship, but when you learn how to create a “couple bubble,” you have a powerful platform for quickly regaining trust… Continue Reading…

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    how to fix a relationship

    Have you ever considered going to a relationship therapist to help you and your significant other work through conflict?

    Frustration, fighting, and detachment are common problems in marriage or any intimate relationship, but when you learn how to create a “couple bubble,” you have a powerful platform for quickly regaining trust… Continue Reading…

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    30 Signs Of Emotional Abuse In A Relationship http://liveboldandbloom.com/11/relationships/signs-of-emotional-abuse http://liveboldandbloom.com/11/relationships/signs-of-emotional-abuse#comments Thu, 06 Nov 2014 18:14:59 +0000 http://liveboldandbloom.com/?p=11437 Nothing is more damaging to your confidence and self-esteem than being in an emotionally abusive relationship. Unlike physical abuse which rears its ugly head in dramatic outbursts, emotional abuse can be more insidious and elusive. In some cases, neither the abuser nor the victim are fully aware it’s happening. The most obvious scenario for emotional… [...]

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    30 signs of emotional abuseNothing is more damaging to your confidence and self-esteem than being in an emotionally abusive relationship.

    Unlike physical abuse which rears its ugly head in dramatic outbursts, emotional abuse can be more insidious and elusive. In some cases, neither the abuser nor the victim are fully aware it’s happening.

    The most obvious scenario for emotional… Continue Reading…

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