Why You Should Stop Trying to Please Everyone

6 Big Problems with People-Pleasing (and How to Stop Trying to Please Everyone)

Kyle is a classic people-pleaser. He’s been dating Lucy for four years and hopes to marry her. From the beginning, Lucy has been clear that she wants Kyle to attend church with her and finish college.  Kyle isn’t particularly interested in church and isn’t sure he even believes in God, but be attends every week. He flunked out of college […]

What are Cognitive Distortions?

13 Common Cognitive Distortions

What are cognitive distortions? Cognitive distortions are also known as thinking errors, thinking distortions, irrational thoughts, distorted thoughts, and negative automatic thoughts. Cognitive distortions are ways that you twist up your thinking to see yourself, your situation, and other people in a negative light. They’re basically your mind playing tricks on you; convincing you that […]

The Difference between Coaching and Therapy

What’s the Difference Between Coaching and Counseling?

Coaching vs. Counseling Many people wonder whether they would benefit from coaching or from psychotherapy or counseling.  If you’re confused about the difference between coaching and therapy, you’re not alone! Coaching and therapy serve two distinct purposes but there is a fair amount of overlap, so it can be confusing. Coaching and Counseling or Therapy […]