Better Living Blueprint with Eric Connor, LCPC
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S.T.E.P. Into Intimacy
Better Living Blueprint Eric Connor EP 012 S.T.E.P. Into Intimacy What makes us feel REALLY connected in a relationship? Is it having fun? Sharing experiences? All of the above? Or what? All relationships will have their ups and downs. That’s part of life. But understanding the different foundations and layers that build into a connected relationship are important to understand. In this episode we will look at these building blocks and how to begin to work on them for our benefit....
EP011: Getting Unstuck
Better Living Blueprint Eric Connor EP 011 Getting Unstuck Everyone has patterns that keep us stuck in a situation. Getting unstuck from it, however, does not just happen overnight. What could be the reason behind it and what steps do you need to take? Tune in! Stuck in a Situation There are different patterns that can get us stuck in a situation. It could be a routine or a ritual. But there is no shame in admitting them, because they are part of what makes us human. "All of us...
EP010: What Drives Addictive Behavior Part 2
Better Living Blueprint by Eric Connor, MS, LCPC, CSAT On today's episode, Eric Connor discusses What Drives Addictive Behavior Part 2. He takes you to a deeper understanding of the aspects of shame and loneliness. Tune in! Dealing with Addictive Behaviors Addictive behaviors are essentially about mood change. We do these addictions to make us feel better. It is important to note, however, that the brain adapts to anything we do. "The more we do a behavior, the more that our brain and...
EP009: What Drives Addictive Behavior Part 1
Better Living Blueprint by Eric Connor, MS, LCPC, CSAT Eric Connor talks about What Drives Addiction Part 1. He has worked with a lot of addictions, and saw how people use certain behaviors to escape or medicate. They know that it works and that it makes them feel better. Tune in and learn what it means, what creates desire, and how you can handle that type of attachment. The Root of Addiction Addictions are more than a bad habit. They are about relationships. The cravings and...
EP008: Understanding beliefs that block us with Joe Sanok
Better Living Blueprint by Eric Connor, MS, LCPC, CSAT Are you getting the most out of the goals you have? On today's episode, Eric talks about understanding beliefs that block us with Joe Sanok. Joe is a topnotch speaker, counselor, and podcaster. You may have heard of him on his show Practice of the Practice. Tune in and learn how you too can advance better towards your ultimate goals! Top Mental Health Specialist for Teens and Adults Joe is a level 2 Gottman-certified consultant. He...
EP007: Knowing and Owning Our Personality Type with Erich Kurschat
Better Living Blueprint by Eric Connor, MS, LCPC, CSAT On today's episode, Eric Connor talks about knowing and owning our personality type with Erich Kurschat. Erich is the Founder, Director and Connection Coach at Harmony Insights. He shares some classic insights on understanding who you are, connecting with others, and ultimately achieving success in life and career. Tune in! Fulfillment in Career and Relationships Erich spent around 16 years of working in the corporate world as HR....
EP006: Self-Leadership with Daniel Bauer
Better Living Blueprint by Eric Connor, MS, LCPC, CSAT Eric Connor talks about Self-Leadership with Daniel Bauer. Daniel is currently an entrepreneur and host of the top school leadership development podcast called Better Leaders Better Schools. If you are into education, leadership, or personal growth, Daniel is the person you can consult with. Tune in! In the Lead for Progress Daniel is passionate in coaching principles that help people advance in life. He primarily works with school...
EP005: When Change Is Hard
Better Living Blueprint by Eric Connor, MS, LCPC, CSAT Is there something in your life that you badly want to change but you find it hard to do so? We get frustrated by the fact that we are stuck in some unlikely situation. Eric discusses When Change Is Hard and provides solutions that are helpful to everyone. Stay tuned! “Community is key for individual change.” - Eric Connor Acceptance of Dependence The first thing we have to admit is that we cannot do things alone. Yes, we can try...
EP004 Cognitive Dissonance As a Teacher
Better Living Blueprint by Eric Connor, MS, LCPC, CSAT On today’s episode, Eric discusses Cognitive Dissonance As a Teacher. Cognitive dissonance is a form of pain and stress we get when faced with something that contradicts what we believe. How are you going to handle a circumstance that is in opposition to the values you live by? How can you retain your integrity? Tune in! Standing for Integrity Everyone has a set of values by which they personally stand for. We generally want to be...
EP003: Age Regression
Better Living Blueprint by Eric Connor, MS, LCPC, CSAT Were there times in your life when you felt like a kid? On today’s episode, Eric discusses age regression wherein we don’t feel our age and why this happens. Tune in to learn more about this fascinating concept and how to deal with this. “When we’re having a reaction that feels like a little more hysterical or we’re kind of overreacting to a circumstance, then it’s probably historical.” - Eric Connor Understanding the Reason...
EP002: Choosing Guilt Over Resentment
Better Living Blueprint by Eric Connor, MS, LCPC, CSAT Have you had a moment in your life when you felt compromised? On today’s episode, Eric discusses why choosing guilt over resentment is much better. He shares classic insights that can serve as your guide in making decisions. Tune in! “We all want to help others. It’s hard to say no. But if we’re doing it because we think it is the best choice, that’s okay. We go forward with that.” -Eric Connor A Wall of Division There can be...
EP001: Bad Habit or Early Addiction... What's the Difference?
Better Living Blueprint by Eric Connor, MS, LCPC, CSAT In this episode, Eric Connor talks about bad habit or early addiction. Addiction keeps a person from being fully alive and free. It causes one to do things that aren’t helpful. What are the characteristics of addictive dependencies? Tune in! “Anyone that can come into the realization that whatever habit they have that has go is not easy. It’s not going to happen overnight.” -Eric Connor Importance of Treating Addiction Addiction is...
000: Better Living Blueprint Introduction
Welcome to The Better Living Blueprint with your host Eric Connor! Eric is a life coach and therapist with many years of experience. With this podcast, his mission is to help people understand their situations in order for them to live a better life. Tune in! "Oftentimes, any reason that we feel anxious in certain circumstances isn't because we don't have the right content or strategy. It is more about our perception of who we are in this world." -Eric Connor A Blueprint of Who You...