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“Gnothi Seauto” meaning “Know Thyself”

“Gnothi Seauto” meaning “Know Thyself”

Through my experience of coaching and teaching at the high school, junior college and university level, as well as while I earned my M.A in Health and Human Performance, I encountered student athletes who not only needed coaching on their position-specific technique and skills, but also in their spiritual, emotional, and professional lives. This inspired me to continually seek out insight and knowledge because I knew I had the opportunity to offer more than athletic coaching. I had the opportunity to do life coaching as well.

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I Became My Own Divorce Superhero And Rescued Myself From Fear

Divorce is hard and scary but you are not a victim of it unless you allow yourself to be. YourTango Expert Dr. Karen Finn shares her story of finding the bold, brave hero inside herself after she realized no one else was going to rescue her.

The Animal Control Theory of Love

The Animal Control Theory of Love

I know—the "animal control theory of relationship" sounds kinky, right? "Down, boy!" "Kitten want a treat?" But it's not what I have in mind. So let's start again. Q: What do successful relationships have to do with animal control? A: Five letters. A-S-P-C-A. In the world of cats and dogs, that stands for the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals.

Killer Thoughts: Grief Can Kill

Killer Thoughts: Grief Can Kill

We have all heard stories about how having negative beliefs can affect our health. Negative beliefs can affect our hearts, which can lead us to having a heart attack. Negative beliefs can also affect our blood pressure, which can lead us to having a stroke. It can even decrease our immune systems, which allows our bodies to be susceptible to many infections—both viral and bacterial. If we are having surgery and undergo a lot of stress, it can make our healing times increase and take longer for our incisions to heal. It can even affect our blood sugars if we are diabetic.