The Research behind the Masters & Disaster of Relationships

As you may know, I practice Gottman Method Couples Counseling.  This is a research-based method for helping couples feel closer, decrease physiological reactivity, and communicate in ways successful couples do.  When Dr. John Gottman was gathering his research over the last 40 years, he helped couples go from being “Disasters” to “Masters” in the area of successful  relationship skills.  The following article explains some of the science behind the Masters and Disasters concept.

If you relate to what you read and want to now more, I’d be happy to tell you more about it!

The Science Behind Lasting Relationships

The brain can be a powerful tool to success or sabotage – be careful how you use it!

 

Here’s a great and easy explanation of how the brain can sabotage a skilled athlete’s performance.  Negative thoughts can be so powerful that they can cause physical reactions at critical moments of performance.  If you can relate to this, there are many techniques that you can practice off the field that can help you at those critical times.  Performance Anxiety can be overcome!  I’d be happy to speak with you about these such techniques and help you get you game on….consistently!

http://www.forbes.com/sites/leeigel/2014/11/28/why-is-robert-griffin-iii-having-such-a-tough-time-playing-for-the-washington-redskins/

Believe in Yourself

The strongest factor for success is self-esteem.
Believe you can do it, Believe you deserve it, Believe you will get it.

I often have to remind my clients that during their process of growth, they may be their only cheerleader because they are the ones invested in their change. If you are filled with self-doubt, your process will be more difficult.  We all have self-doubt – its just a matter of making the confident voice in your head the loudest one