Category: Life & Work Balance

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Apr2022
Another new year has arrived. It is that time of the year that many people decide to make New Year’s Resolutions. You may have guessed that statistically most will not be successful. What I read a few years ago was it was between 8% to 10% of people who were ... Read More

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Mar2022

Living Your Values

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March 21, 2022
I’m have been thinking lately about being in alignment with my values and living a wholehearted life. I recently re-read, Brené Brown’s “The Gifts of Imperfections” and took the Wholehearted Inventory, at https://brenebrown.com/wholeheartedinventory/.  It is a book I would recommend, and it is one that should be re-read every few ... Read More

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Mar2022

Expanding Your Window

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March 21, 2022
I don’t know how many people have experienced the last 2 years as a trauma with the pandemic and the political atmosphere.  But it does feel that many people have a smaller window of tolerance than they had before. It feels like more and more people these days are dysregulated. ... Read More

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Mar2022

Finding Balance

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March 21, 2022
The idea of a balanced life can be challenging for many. What does it exactly mean, to be in balance? The Yin and Yang of life?  Let’s look at the concept of Yin and Yang. These 2 opposing forces are always in play though they flow from each other. There seems ... Read More

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Mar2022

Busyness Addict

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March 21, 2022
This is a continuation of my last blog or part 2. The idea of busyness and being addicted to frenzy really resonated with me among other things when I was listening to Dr. Shawn Ginwright on a podcast. I had to admit that I can let myself fall into this ... Read More

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Mar2021
When we are under stress, tired or otherwise feeling vulnerable, we all can engage in emotional reasoning. Jan offers some tips on how to recognize when we are using emotional reasoning and how to stop it.   Original Post March 3, 2021 on Jan Kwiatkowski at JDK Counseling ... Read More

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Mar2021

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Feb2021

10 Mindful Footsteps

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February 25, 2021
Mindfulness and teaching our bodies, minds, and spirits to calm and re-center can easily be brought into our daily lives. Jan offers a simple way to do that in 10 footsteps.       Original Post February 24, 2021 on Jan Kwiatkowski at JDK Counseling on YouTube... Read More

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Feb2021

Self Worth: Shame vs Guilt

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February 12, 2021
We often use the words shame and guilt interchangeably. While similar they, are not interchangeable. Jan discusses the difference between shame and guilt.     Original Post February 10, 2021 on Jan Kwiatkowski at JDK Counseling on YouTube Jan Kwiatkowski is a ... Read More

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Feb2021
Jan continues her series about strong emotions, particularly anger. We can learn to manage anger, rather than having anger manage us.     Original Post February 4, 2021 on Jan Kwiatkowski at JDK Counseling on YouTube Jan Kwiatkowski is a Licensed Marriage and ... Read More

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