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Make Friends with Change

Why does everyone think that change is hard? Because we're primates. That's why your hind brain controls your survival. And the part of your mind that I like to call the small ego is in charge of keeping you safe by keeping everything the same, even the stuff you don't like.  In this episode, we…

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The Good P. M.S.

In this episode, we talk about the one behavior change model that rules them all. One that gets us past the expectation that people should just magically know what we want. You'll hear an example that will warm your heart and give you relationship goals. In the end, you'll know how to help both yourself…

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Are your Wants “Don’t Wants” in disguise?

I'm Bonny King-Taylor, a life coach and counselor. And I want to welcome you to Tshirt Truths, where we talk about the ideas that, when we become comfortable with them, like a favorite t-shirt, we become more fully ourselves, live more satisfying lives and interact more effectively with those around us. You've heard that saying,…

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But, are you _actually_ on FIRE?

I'm Bonny King-Taylor, a life coach and counselor. And I want to welcome you to Tshirt Truths, where we talk about the ideas that, when we become comfortable with them, like a favorite t-shirt, we become more fully ourselves, live more satisfying lives and interact more effectively with those around us. You've heard that saying,…

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When is resentment like a hot pot?

One of the things I see a lot in the troubles my clients experience is stuck, stubborn, seemingly insurmountable, resentment. You know, the stuff that bubbles just under the surface, waiting to blow up into something bigger than it needs to be. Think for a moment about something that is really stuck in your craw. Hold…

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7 Steps to Facing and Beating Your Fears

  What is your greatest fear? For some, it’s getting older, speaking in public or being alone. My personal Mt. Everest…the fear I have had the most difficulty managing is…needles. Fear is a natural, and sometimes necessary, part of life. These days, however, fear seems to color everything from our personal relationships to our buying…

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She called me a name! And I liked it

My ’surrogate mom’…the woman who has been the best kind of mother to me for the past 29 years…called me compassionately intolerant. I think I may just have to get a tattoo of that phrase, or at the very least, a t-shirt. I suppose it seems odd to be delighted by being labeled ‘intolerant’, but…

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Hey! That’s not what I meant

Have you ever found yourself either mystified or frustrated when what you say gets interpreted in ways that make it seem as if you are speaking an unrecognizable language? The truth is, you might be! Miscommunication can send you down a long and dusty road We make assumptions all the time about how others see…

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