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  • Why I couldn’t tell you that HuffPost published my article

    by Kelly Beischel PhD, RN, CNE, CAPP, CPPC You’ve been on my mind a lot over the past few weeks. You see, as the subject line of this email says – Huffington Post published my article about what it was like to have both of our sons come out as… Read More

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  • Lessons Learned When My Son Attempted Suicide

    by Kelly Beischel PhD, RN, CNE, CAPP, CPPC I shared the following post on Facebook last Friday. Why? As a means to shower love onto my son who chose to live on September 7th, 2005. I also shared it because it’s become important to me to disrupt… Read More

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  • How setting the bar low elicits intrinsic motivation

    by Kelly Beischel PhD, RN, CNE, CAPP, CPPC I often hear professors, leaders, nurses, and parents bemoan, “But I want them to be self-motivated.” Well, here’s good news – you can make that happen. Christine Kane recently posted a message on Instagram about motivation that’s contrary to… Read More

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  • Tips for Getting Your Butt in the Chair

    by Kelly Beischel PhD, RN, CNE, CAPP A client and friend texted me today “whining” that she didn’t want to do her homework. (Whining was her word, not mine.) Let’s face it. We all have days when the thought of working on… Read More

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  • Have You Ever Experienced Premature Esolvulation?

    by Kelly Beischel PhD, RN, CNE, CAPP I’m willing to bet you have experienced this. You’re talking through a problem with your husband, partner, wife, parent, colleague or friend. And they jump in to solve your problem. Or what they think is your problem. Read More

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  • Being Selfless Is Not Worth a Badge-Of-Honor

    by Kelly Beischel PhD, RN, CNE, CAPP The world tells us that being selfless is to be commended, that putting everyone else first is trophy worthy. I’m calling B.S. on that nonsense! Why? Failing to care for ourselves leads to… Read More

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  • It’s Not Really About You

    by Kelly Beischel PhD, RN, CNE   Maybe it’s just me. Or has this happened to you? You’re happy with where you’re life is going and post your excitement on social media. Only to find that people are judging you, calling your character into… Read More

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  • Are you satisfied with your physical health?

    by Kelly Beischel PhD, RN, CNE Why does it always feel so damn hard to keep up your resolutions to improve your health? I’m not sure. But it does. I could go on and on about change theory and developing habits. Read More

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  • Can Your Mental and Emotional Health Use a Boost?

    By Kelly Beischel Phd, RN, CNE Am I the only one? My husband works 7 am – 5:30 pm. I try hard to work the same business hours. But inevitably he arrives home ready to spend the evening with me and I have just gotten my rhythm and want to… Read More

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  • Ask

    What is good in your life? I love beginning my coaching calls with this question as science shows gratitude can boost our immune system, decrease stress, depression and blood pressure while increasing positive mood, vitality and general well-being. Do you know who is at the top of my gratitude list… Read More

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