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Comparisons and expectations

Most emotion-management involves observing your thinking and then refocusing it. One broad approach that can help keep an emotional even keel is to avoid framing things in terms of what you expect or how you want the situation to compare to another. Instead, focus on "what is," right now, right in front of you.

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My writing

This page contains links to my blog and social media sites. It's my hope that this material is useful in and of itself. Also, reading this material can give you a feel for my Life & Career Coaching approach.

My blog

Click here to read my blog: Getting to Clear and Present. A blog is an online diary or journal. Although my blog is primarily focused on applying mindfulness techniques to every day life, it also provides book reviews, tips about handling different types of situations, and general musings.

For those of you who have never read a blog and need some guidance, here are a few tips:

  • Journal entries (posts) appear newest to oldest reverse chronological order. When you first view the blog, you see the most recent entries on top.
  • The blog presents a set number of posts. At the bottom of the posts, if you'd like to read older ones, click the Older Posts link toward the right side of the bottom of the list.
  • To return to the top of the blog to see the most recent entries again, click the title Getting to Clear and Present.
  • To write a comment about one of my posts, click the title of the blog post. Then, at the bottom of the post, use the Post a Comment section.
  • To search posts according to date, you can use the Archive section in the right column of the blog. Click the year, then click the month, and the blog displays titles of entries for that month. To collapse (close) a year or month, click its down arrow just to the left of the title.

My activity on social media

Instead of visiting my blog site regularly, it may be more fun for you to Like or Follow me on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, or Google+. Whenever I create a blog post, I add a post to these social media sites. In addition, I share inspirational quotes, and pointers to other articles and posts that I find helpful for people working on career and personal-growth goals.

Social media

Maryland Life: Gerry's Facebook iconLiking my page on Facebook, following me on Twitter, or following me on Pinterest are fun, easy ways to learn how to be happy, confident, and peaceful. It's a great introduction to working with a Life & Career Coach. Tell your friends and family!