Why Is Change So Hard? Hand On The Stove Analogy

In our new Youtube video, understand why we don't change even though we know better. The Hand On The Stove analogy helps you feel normal, the Fire Alarm metaphor shifts your relationship with stress and the 3C's teach us how to respond in order to minimize suffering and maximize happiness. Connect with us on any … Continue reading Why Is Change So Hard? Hand On The Stove Analogy

How can I help myself succeed?

The truth is, although it is not impossible to change our lives alone, it is significantly less likely to be successful and is far more likely to be associated with suffering when we try to do it on our own. You see, because we are such an inherently social species, our success or failure is … Continue reading How can I help myself succeed?

Why does getting better suck so bad?!

Why is it that doing something that we know will be good for us is so hard to do and can feel so terrible? It is the same reason people often tap in and out of therapy, change is hard and here is why...  The first part of change is DISTRESS. We become aware there is a need … Continue reading Why does getting better suck so bad?!