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I’m sure you have seen this tag on all of my posts. It may seem as a simple statement but in reality its so much more.

I created #SmileInOut because I am an orthodontist and a life coach. As an orthodontist, I focus on creating smiles on the outside. As a life coach, I focus on creating smiles on the inside. (more…)

Broken Relationship with a Parent: Peanut Butter Without the Jelly

Broken Relationship with a Parent: Peanut Butter Without the Jelly

High school can be an exciting and rewarding experience. During this time, parents tend to take a back seat to your friends. It is often not intentional. It is just a natural process of becoming young adults. However, through this process, it is important not to neglect the relationships with your parents (or guardian). Sure, you can have amazing relationships with your friends. You can be making straight A’s. You can be crushing it in sports. No matter how much success you experience, your level of overall happiness will be limited if you neglect the relationship with your parents. It’s like peanut butter without jelly. (more…)

The Pursuit of Goals & Happiness

Austin Life Coach - RPM Pursuit of Happiness

Have you ever been told that you should enjoy the process of pursuing your goal, but for you the process is rarely ever fun? I will share a simple way on how to maintain happiness while you are pursuing your goals.

How Do You Experience Happiness While Pursing Your Goal?

I want you to think about the RPM on a motorcycle. The RPMS are used as a measure of how fast the bike is going. Some of the numbers are in red. The red numbers are the engine’s maximum speed. Can you ride in the red? Of course you can, but it’s not advisable to ride in the red for long periods of time. (more…)

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Do you allow disappointment to be disappointing?

We have all experienced disappointment.

Sometimes life just doesn’t work out the way we want and immediately we experience the emotion, disappointment. It can feel as though we have been punched in the stomach. Thankfully, disappointment is an emotion. Which means that it can leave just as fast as it came. Emotions are messengers. They are designed to give you a message then LEAVE. (more…)

How to Get Parents to Say Yes

Are you tired of hearing the word ‘no’ from your parents?

Is there a way to hack into their system of no’s and crack the code to all of the yeses?

I can crack the code for you.

Imagine if you could hear the word ‘yes’ when asking for permission to hang out with your friends or yes to more time playing video games or to staying up late. (more…)

Why your teen needs a life coach

Parents: Why Your Teen Needs a Life Coach

Let’s face it, high school can be tough for any student. Students must try to manage their time among schoolwork, sports, friendships, hobbies, projects, family time, and so on. They also must deal with the social pressures—online and off—of fitting in that may involve problems and obstacles that stand in the way of their success. With all that teens must deal with, they can often feel burned out leaving some with a sense of unfulfillment. This can result in lack of motivation with symptoms of low to no interest in learning, contentious relationships, stress, anxiety, and so on. (more…)

A harvest of happiness

I’m sure you have heard of the phrase: You reap what you sow as some type of threatening payback.

So, what does this phrase actually mean?

Some believe that the universe is keeping track of all of the times we wronged others so that it can create opportunities for us to be wronged in the future. (more…)

What Is Your Favorite Lens?

Problem: Our moods can go up and down like a roller coaster. One minute we are happy and excited, and the next we are angry or annoyed. 

Solution: Choose to view what happens to you through a different lens.

Contact lenses have been around since the late 1800s. It wasn’t until the early 2000s that colored contact lenses became popular. Today, if you don’t like your eye color you can simply change it. (more…)

What’s That Interpretation?

Problem: Relationships with your parents, your teachers, or even your friends can be very difficult. Poor communication is the main cause of arguments and fights in your relationships.
Solution: Change how you are interpreting their words and actions.