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Practice, Practice - Real Conversations with Mona Cooley Ep 12 - TLN

Real Conversations with Mona Cooley | Practice, Practice

Practice, Practice Learning tools, strategies, insight is fabulous IF we apply what we learn. A few things happen such as running home and apply immediately or we try once and decide it doesn’t work or don’t try it, or continuing to do the same thing, Don’t waste your time learning something if you are not going to try it. Remember you can tweak ideas to fit for you and yes you can scrap it if it is not working for you. Applying and tweaking ideas consistently help you to have them ready when you need them. Get a GRIP on this and watch life a smoother ride. Phases: Reality 2) Practical application The Do you have more questions or issues you want to resolve regarding tough topics about your family and how to deal with mental illnesses? You can visit more Real Conversations with Mona Cooley episodes. Here are others[…]

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Looking In The Mirror - Real Conversations with Mona Cooley Ep 12 - TLNetwork

Real Conversations with Mona Cooley | Looking In The Mirror

Looking In The Mirror When faced with a problem, what happens? Is there blaming, frustration sets in and looking outside of yourself to find the answer? Here is the kicker, we forget to look at yourself and see what is really happening. You are not alone. Many of us have our moments because we are human however this is not what we want to be experiencing. Taking a look at the inside of you, will reflect new meaning to difficult situations. Phases: Reality 1) Looking at self The Do you have more questions or issues you want to resolve regarding tough topics about your family and how to deal with mental illnesses? You can visit more Real Conversations with Mona Cooley episodes. Here are others you might like: Wake Up Emotional Kicker Taking Stock Daunting Expectations Tip Toeing or Honesty Click here so you can also read more about Mona[…]

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PS Strategies - Real Conversations with Mona Cooley Ep 10 - TLN

Real Conversations with Mona Cooley | PS Strategies

PS Strategies PS stands for Problem Solving. I heard it said “problems are an addiction”. The economy is certainly compounding the problems with stressful situations mentally thus creating more problems. Stress affects you, your family and others. Yes there are problems BUT how do you work through the problems? Phases: How 3) Problem solving The Do you have more questions or issues you want to resolve regarding tough topics about your family and how to deal with mental illnesses? You can visit more Real Conversations with Mona Cooley episodes. Here are others you might like: Wake Up Emotional Kicker Taking Stock Daunting Expectations Tip Toeing or Honesty Click here so you can also read more about Mona Cooley and Cool Family Solutions. The

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Real Conversations with Mona Cooley | The Flip Side of Skills

The Flip Side of Skills Everyone has skills, they are used everyday and done the same way UNTIL they are not as effective. The flip side of the skills is they need an adjustment but we don’t know what to change or know where to begin. Flipping them and tweaking them can make a difference. What do I mean by flipping? Looking at skills with a different perspective and being open to hearing something different. Phases: How 2) Develop skills Resources: LEAP – use own story The Do you have more questions or issues you want to resolve regarding tough topics about your family and how to deal with mental illnesses? You can visit more Real Conversations with Mona Cooley episodes. Here are others you might like: Wake Up Emotional Kicker Taking Stock Daunting Expectations Tip Toeing or Honesty Click here so you can also read more about Mona Cooley and[…]

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I Want Help - Real Conversations with Mona Cooley Ep 08 - TLN

Real Conversations with Mona Cooley | I Want Help

I Want Help “I need help” is a big step to bringing relief to a difficult situation. Saying this is the beginning of your willingness to face the challenges head on and learn how to change situations that cause conflict, broken relationships, and sadness to tears of joy. Phases: How 1) Open to more help Resources: Reflecting on family stories The Do you have more questions or issues you want to resolve regarding tough topics about your family and how to deal with mental illnesses? You can visit more Real Conversations with Mona Cooley episodes. Here are others you might like: Wake Up Emotional Kicker Taking Stock Daunting Expectations Tip Toeing or Honesty Click here so you can also read more about Mona Cooley and Cool Family Solutions. The

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Family Feedbacks - Real Conversations with Mona Cooley Ep 07 - TLN

Real Conversations with Mona Cooley | Family Feedback

Family Feedback In today’s podcast, Family Feedback, we hear from families who have experienced what they can trust. The Phases: Trust 3) Honest Feedback – Family Feedback The Do you have more questions or issues you want to resolve regarding tough topics about your family and how to deal with mental illnesses? You can visit more Real Conversations with Mona Cooley episodes. Here are others you might like: Wake Up Emotional Kicker Taking Stock Daunting Expectations Tip Toeing or Honesty Click here so you can also read more about Mona Cooley and Cool Family Solutions. The

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Testing The Waters - Real Conversations Ep 06 - TLR Station

Real Conversations with Mona Cooley | Testing The Waters

Testing The Waters Trusting someone is key to whether you can be open and share what is truly felt and thought. Consistency of whether to trust or not to trust is a test of whether you will be yourself or pretend to be somebody you are not. The Phases: Trust 2) Open and Sharing Resources: Experiences – Known for stating what’s observed, sensed and input of being real and being a challenging person with lots of questions. Sharing your own life experiences. The Do you have more questions or issues you want to resolve regarding tough topics about your family and how to deal with mental illnesses? You can visit more Real Conversations with Mona Cooley episodes. Here are others you might like: Wake Up Emotional Kicker Taking Stock Click here so you can also read more about Mona Cooley and Cool Family Solutions. The

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Tip Toeing or Honesty - Real Conversations with Mona Cooley Ep 05 - TLN

Real Conversations with Mona Cooley | Tip Toeing Or Honesty

Tip Toeing Or Honesty Have you ever tip toed around a difficult situation? You are trapped whether to say anything or do anything or leave it alone and hope it goes away. Hearing about a tip toeing experience tells the other person – you are not being yourself and they hesitate to say what they want to say. The Phases: Trust 1) Feeling Safe & Comfortable The Do you have more questions or issues you want to resolve regarding tough topics about your family and how to deal with mental illnesses? You can visit more Real Conversations with Mona Cooley episodes. Here are others you might like: Wake Up Emotional Kicker Taking Stock Daunting Expectations  Click here so you can also read more about Mona Cooley and Cool Family Solutions. The

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Daunting Expectations - Real Conversations with Mona Cooley Ep 04

Real Conversations with Mona Cooley | Daunting Expectations

Daunting Expectations Barriers, blocks and changes needed to turn a difficult situation around from constant battles to calming times. What expectations do you set for yourself? What subtle expectations are you setting for others to live up to? Discussion reveals how doubt, disappointment, guilt rushes in with expectations. Learn what is happening and deal with the barriers in your life. The Phases: Education 3) Roles & Responsibilities vs Support (enabling & rescuing) Expectations. The Do you have more questions or issues you want to resolve regarding tough topics about your family and how to deal with mental illnesses? You can visit more Real Conversations with Mona Cooley episodes. Here are others you might like: Wake Up Emotional Kicker Taking Stock Click here so you can also read more about Mona Cooley and Cool Family Solutions. The

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Taking Stock - Real Conversations with Mona Cooley Ep 03 - TLN Cover

Real Conversations with Mona Cooley | Taking Stock

Taking Stock The topic today is asking the question – What’s next after dealing with a difficult situation and all the emotions that go with it? Difficult situations can be the time to take stock of what happened and ask what can I learn from this. This is not the automatic thing when you been through difficult times. You are wondering what to do, feeling overwhelmed and trying to work through it. I get how taking stock of your situation is not the first thing that comes to mind. The Resources: — The

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