THINKUP BLOG AND TIPS

Did you know that the fear of public speaking ranks higher than the fear of death in the United States? If you want to overcome public speaking all your life, you are not alone. But as a matter of fact, public speaking is a skill that can play a huge role in taking you to the next level of your professional and personal lives. What Instigates the Fear of Public Speaking? There are many reas...

Do you know what Mariah Carey, Carrie Fisher, Mel Gibson, Demi Lovato, Russell Brand,Brian Wilson, Kurt Cobain, Jimi Hendrix, Ernest Hemingway, Ted Turner, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Vivian Leigh, Frank Sinatra, Sinead O’Connor, Jean-Claude Van Damme, Jane Pauley,Patty Duke, Winston Churchill, and about 1% of the world’s population have in common? They have Bipolar Disorder. Bipolar Disorder (f...

In a world that teaches us to compete, compare, while molding us into people who are often living up to who we "think" we should be… it is also creating the danger of not knowing WHO we are, WHY we are special and creating a life where we are living out our passions. It's a rebellion to stand in front of the world boldly, and almost rebelliously, and to love yourself. For many of us… th...

Have you ever taken a vacation, then arrived home to say, “I need a vacation from my vacation?” Or maybe you’ve taken some time for self-care, only to find yourself back in the proverbial hamster wheel? What if you could learn to reduce stress, anger, and anxiety without having to take time off or slow down? This method is for you if you are looking for a lasting solution to stress. It i...

A trauma is any harmful event or circumstance that overwhelms our typical coping capacity. Traumatic experiences can include but are not limited to, sexual assault, natural disasters, human-caused accidents or disasters, severe illness or injury, a death of a loved one, race-based harassment or discrimination, and personally experiencing or witnessing community violence. Research evidence suggest...

Nurturing a healthy mental attitude is an integral part of caring for kids’ mental health no matter if mental illness affects them directly or indirectly. Helping kids develop and maintain a positive mindset is key for establishing their ability to cope with, and adapt to, changes and challenges they experience during fundamental years of growth. To support kids’ mental health, we can high...