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The Yerkes-Dodson Law and Its Application to Life

The Yerkes-Dodson Law and Its Application to Life

One of the first things I learned in my introduction to psychology class in college was the Yerkes-Dodson Law. The Yerkes-Dodson Law has to do with the relationship between arousal and performance. The relationship looked like an upside-down U-shaped curve. Higher...
How to Lose Weight and Get in Shape

How to Lose Weight and Get in Shape

At the end of my junior year of high school, I was 220 pounds. Bottom line: I was fat and out of shape. I didn’t exercise regularly, and I ate whatever I wanted. Fast forward 6 months later, I fixed my diet, I had a regular exercise routine, and I had lost 60 pounds....
Don’t Complain About It. Do Something About It

Don’t Complain About It. Do Something About It

A couple months ago, I was complaining to my wife that I wasn’t in as good of shape as I used to be. What triggered the feeling was a meeting with my Crossfit coach. They got a fancy new machine that measures your body fat percentage. Mine was about 5 points higher...
How the WWHB Method Can Change Your Life

How the WWHB Method Can Change Your Life

I love helping people make positive changes and transform their lives, whether it’s their health/fitness, emotional health, relationships, job, finances, or spiritual life. But a lot of people get stuck. This can be incredibly frustrating. You know you have something...
6 Steps to Transform Your Life

6 Steps to Transform Your Life

One of the things I’m most passionate about in life is transformation. I love to see people tackle their problems and make huge changes in their life. That’s why I became a psychologist in the first place. I love to help people reach their goals, whether it is a...
Don’t Lose Your Why

Don’t Lose Your Why

In life, it’s essential to understand your “why.” Your why has to do with meaning and motivation. Why are you here? What is your purpose? When we lose our why, we lose everything. The Walking Dead My wife and I are watching The Walking Dead. (For those of you who...
As They Went, They Were Healed

As They Went, They Were Healed

There’s a famous story in the Gospel of Luke where Jesus heals ten people with leprosy. To give a bit of background, leprosy was a progressive skin condition that was extremely debilitating. Also, people who had leprosy were excluded from community life, and forced to...
If You Feel Guilty, Make a Halftime Adjustment

If You Feel Guilty, Make a Halftime Adjustment

The other day, I was feeling guilty for a mistake I made. It wasn’t a huge deal, but I tend to feel guilty whenever I do something that isn’t in line with my expectations for myself. Maybe you can relate. Guilt Isn’t Bad Guilt in and of itself isn’t bad. All emotions...
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