In my 20 years of experience working with clients, I’ve found many are held back by negative feelings such as anger, worry, fear and sadness. They want to dwell on their feelings rather than take action to move forward. They feel stuck but don’t realize that focusing on feelings is not a substitute for action.
Many therapists choose to focus on feelings in their dealings with their patients. The notion is that by discussing feelings, patients can learn more about themselves and translate that knowledge into more success and fulfillment in their lives. But is this really true? Let’s look at this premise and see if it holds up in […]
Everyone wants to achieve success in their lives and careers. While success may mean different things to different people, most of us would link success to achievement, the realization of our goals. We derive satisfaction when we close a big sale, shatter par on the links, or set a personal best in the half-marathon. Of […]