Posts Tagged "values"

How Much Do You Value Relaxation?

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How Much Do You Value Relaxation?

Relax Course In this post I am going to answer the question, “How much do you really value relaxation? This is an important question to ask because any effort you take to use relaxation strategies to help you manage your stress has to be based on yous values. If you don’t really value relaxation as a way to manage your stress it is very unlikely that you’ll be successful in using it effectively. As I’ve discussed in a previous post, Relax, as a line of defense against stress, revolves around putting your body in a relaxed state that is incompatible with stress and...

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Rethinking New Year’s Resolutions

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Rethinking New Year’s Resolutions

Now that the dust has settled and all of the “experts” have chimed in regarding their thoughts on the subject I’d like to offer you some new ideas for Rethinking New Year’s Resolutions. The word “resolution” is derived from the root “resolve” and means to solve by changing, converting, or dissipating. In the case of New Year’s Resolutions what most people try to change, convert, or dissipate are bad habits or unhelpful behaviors. When you make a resolution to “start exercising” for example, you are also saying to yourself, “I want to stop being so...

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Help Your Sex Coaching Clients get Unstuck With Commitment

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Help Your Sex Coaching Clients get Unstuck With Commitment

AC Sex Coaching for Committed Couples   In this post I will show you how you can help your sex coaching clients get unstuck with commitment.  In a recent post I discussed what values are and how Valued Sexual Living can help your clients develop greater psychological flexibility and get unstuck from sexual ruts. In this post I want to focus on Commitment, the next AC Coaching process you can use to help your clients get unstuck. Commitment builds upon Valued Sexual Living by taking the sexual values clients identify in that process and using them to set values-based personal and relationship...

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How Acceptance and Commitment (AC) Coaching differs from ACT

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How Acceptance and Commitment (AC) Coaching differs from ACT

Maximize Your Coaching Effectiveness In this post I’ll talk about how Acceptance and Commitment (AC) coaching differs from ACT.  Acceptance and Commitment ( AC) Coaching and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) are similar but different Acceptance and Commitment Coaching takes the principles and practices of Acceptance and Commitment Therapy  and adapts them to fit the needs of coaches working in a variety of settings. The word therapy may have already sent up a red flag in your mind, but fear not, you can use the principles and practices drawn from ACT to help your coaching clients...

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Help Your Coaching Clients Become More Psychologically Flexible Through Acceptance

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Help Your Coaching Clients Become More Psychologically Flexible Through Acceptance

Maximize Your Coaching Effectiveness   In a recent post I discussed the six components of psychological flexibility. Valued Living, Mindfulness, Acceptance,  Commitment,  Observing Self, and Disentanglement ( Anstiss and Blonna (2014) . In this post I want to focus on Acceptance which  has four components: accepting reality for what it is accepting what you can and cannot control accepting that trying to avoid, eliminate, or control painful internal factors actually makes them worse accepting that the best way to manage painful internal factors is to accept them, and co-exist with them as...

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