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5 Ways to Cope Better During Rekindled Grief

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When loss or tragedy strike, it etches the memory deep in our brain. So even though it’s been 20 years since September 11, 2001, many of us remember exactly where we were and what we were doing on that fateful day. This was my experience: I was vacationing in the Bahamas and had just boarded…

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Shining a Light on Domestic Violence and Its Impact on Children

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On June 4, 2021, I was deeply honored to receive a Brighter Futures Award from Laura’s House, an incredible organization that serves the needs of those who have been victimized by domestic violence (DV). In addition to providing emergency shelter and safe transitional housing, they offer counseling and other supportive services to help adults and…

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5 Ways to be Strong Through Adversity

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My friend and colleague, JJ Virgin is a celebrity nutrition and fitness expert, as well as a New York Times bestselling author. She joined me for a Relentless Courage interview to talk about her most recent book, Warrior Mom: 7 Secrets to Bold, Brave Resilience. First, you should know what inspired her to write it.  JJ’s son, Grant, had struggled…

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Be Empowered by Vulnerability in 5 Steps

Seeing his success, you wouldn’t think that Nathan Mansfield, Air Force veteran, Founder and CEO of Strong Physiquez, and creative entrepreneur didn’t love himself for most of his life, but he didn’t—until he discovered the power of vulnerability. I was so impressed by his transformational story, that I invited Nathan to join me for a Relentless…

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Healing Your Own Trauma Can Help Others

I was so honored when Dean Stott, who founded one of the largest anxiety support forums in the world, invited me to join him on his show. DLC (Dean’s Life Coaching) Anxiety Support is a virtual community designed to help people manage anxiety, panic, and stress. This was right up my alley! Many of Dean’s followers also suffered…

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Are You Feeling Lonely?

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Did you know nearly half of Americans age 18 and older feel lonely?  It was heartbreaking to hear this, yet I learned so much about it during my Relentless Courage interview with Jack Eason, author of the recent book, The Loneliness Solution: Finding Meaningful Connection in a Disconnected World.  The father of two Gen Z kids…

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3 Ways to Manage Fearful Thinking: Tips from Experts, Part 2

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During the Relentless Courage Life Event on December 12th, the five experts who joined us provided some great strategies and techniques for managing fearful and negative thoughts. This was particularly helpful for anyone with a history of trauma, depression, anxiety, or grief who may be easily triggered by this crazy time we are in.  As a follow-up…

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Go From Worrier To Warrior

In the past week, many Americans have been overwhelmed by raw emotions from the senseless killing of George Floyd, which has led to peaceful protests but also to riots, looting, arson, and vandalism. Coming amid the fears due to the coronavirus pandemic and the frustrations of spending months in quarantine, it’s just too much for…

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The Evolved Brain Warrior – Part 2

If you’ve been following our series on choosing your tribe wisely, you’re starting to understand the hazards of “blind loyalty” and being part of the wrong tribe. Overriding individual thought and creating herd mentality is hazardous. Dehumanizing the “other tribe” makes it easier to behave in ways most people never would if they personally knew…

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