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Confidence: Own It or Rent It

Some people have confidence naturally, some people strive to be good at life so they can get confidence. But everyone wants it or wants more of it. There are lots of theories about where confidence comes from and how to … Continue reading

Decisions: Easier than you think

Do you agonize over decisions? Sometimes decisions are quick and easy, yet sometimes we struggle with them enough to lose sleep or end up avoiding or running from decisions that need to be made. This short video takes the mystery … Continue reading

Happy Holidays from 20 years of Pransky and Associates staff and family!

Pransky and Associates has been wishing you a happy holidays for over 20 years. So this year we put together a little Pransky and Associates retrospective to share with you our rich history of staff and family. Every person who … Continue reading

The Essence of Leadership – The key factor in why strategies and methods work or fail for a leader

Do you coach executives or are you in a leadership role yourself?  If so than you have probably heard about or tried many strategies and techniques. There are over 200,000 books on leadership on Amazon and almost as many strategies … Continue reading

Regret: The Illusion that There’s a Right and Wrong Path

What if I’d taken that job, married a different person, moved when I had the chance? There are so many choices in life and it’s so easy to feel like we would be happier and more secure right now if … Continue reading

You have a Built in Remedy for Worry, Fear and Adult-Onset-Seriousness

Our last few blog posts have been highlighting how our minds can click into a setting and affect the way life looks and how we handle things and how easy it can be to snap out of it.  We have … Continue reading

Your Mind May go Over to the Dark Side but Here’s How Quickly You can Snap Out of It

In case you missed it, our last blog post was about how we all have settings like a washing machine that we sometimes get stuck on, like worry, anxiety or judgement.  In this week’s audio blog Erika talks about how … Continue reading

Is Your Dial Stuck on a Setting? How a simple shift can re-set anyone

  Anyone else spend half of high school comparing yourself to other people? And feeling like a loser as a result? Yes, it’s normal, but it’s also a habit that some people never lose. Or it gets replaced by a … Continue reading

3 Reasons You Don’t Have to be Scared of the Future

People have a hard time with uncertainty. Our imaginations tend to run wild, filling in the blanks with worst-case scenarios and what-ifs. What if my kid doesn’t turn out ok? What if I end up alone? What if things don’t … Continue reading

How People Change: The difference between our approach and the wildly popular cognitive-type approaches

We are re-posting this blog as it has been a very popular topic. At Pransky and Associates we talk about a set of principles that help people make sense of what’s happening in their own minds. Although we do talk … Continue reading

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