Exercise: Stepping Into a New State of Mind

It's time to step into a new state of mind today with a technique called "anchoring". This is a powerful quick-fix technique to be able to change your state any time you need to in order to complete a task. Join me as I guide you through this exercise now. ​ If you want help starting your telemedicine, integrative medicine, coaching, consulting or ...
How do you deal with failure? We make up a lot of things about it. We make up what it means, and what it means about us. We surround it with a lot of negative emotions and limiting beliefs. In this video, I'm going to talk about how do you really handle failure in your life, and how to get rid of the negativity surrounding it. ​ Ready for positive ...
Have you ever been in a situation in which you had something very important to say, and instead of saying it you just froze? ...Or have you ever experienced being more irritable when you didn't eat or sleep in a long time? ​ Your State ​ One of the reasons that mindfulness is so effective is that it helps people get control over their state. Now, w...
We have all the resources we need to succeed. I remember the very first time I took a call in residency. My senior resident told me that she had my back… but I couldn't stop being scared. We admitted 16 patients that night, and all the processes and responsibilities felt so new and scary. At some point I just realized I wasn't going to sleep at all...
Today we are doing a guided exercise.  We are taking inventory to identify your internal state.This means getting out of your head and into your body, to get you more connected to what's happening (that you may not be aware of.) So, get comfy and let's get to work! ​ Ready for positive belief change? Ready to get rid of the negative emotions, ...
Everything you do is a communication. It's not what you say it. It's how you say it. Only 7% of communication is verbal, and the rest is non-verbal. The rest includes tone, volume, body movement, facial expressions, pauses, silences, and many other things. You CANNOT NOT communicate! Ways of Communicating   Facial Expressions: There is strong ...
After talking about behavior flexibility and how there are no resistant listeners, only inflexible communicators, it's time to take it a bit further. Consider that a person's reaction to your communication could actually be a function of your communication. So, last week I had a huge misunderstanding with a good friend of mine. I was speaking with ...
The resistance to communication is actually a sign of a lack of rapport. I remember one time I was driving into a parking deck and I bumped into this grumpy parking attendant. I got my ticket and paid him. He sort of shoved the parking ticket in my hand and we just went our separate ways. I thought to myself "What is wrong with him? I didn't do any...
In communication we need to remember that we are doing the best we can with the resources we have. However, we can adapt. I'm an 80's kid. Back then, the way our parents communicated with us was different. Phrases like "because I said so", "When we go to the store, don't ask for nothing", "Back in the day, when I was your age…" were part of our upb...
A person with the most flexibility controls the system, because flexibility gives you more choices. We're not talking about external influence, but internal influence. We're talking about mental flexibility, behavioral flexibility. Inflexible people don't like change. What happens when we get stuck in our own behavior or mental inflexibility? We be...
I wanted to talk about incongruence in communication, and how you can actually improve communication by listening. Have you ever - while talking to someone - felt like they are saying one thing, but something else is going on down the surface... like something is off? It's Possible to Figure Out the Real Message   Do you remember the show "Lie...