355: Consider Helping a Friend
Living Deliberately with Shira Gura
by Shira, Gura, Emotional Well-Being Coach and Author
5d ago
Over a decade ago, I created The unSTUCK Method to help me manage my emotions in real time. This tool has transformed my life. Now, I coach others using this method to break free from the emotional triggers they face. Supporting someone this way can profoundly impact their life. This week's "You Can Handle Anything" podcast features an excerpt of "unstuck coaching." Yet, the coach isn't me—it's a character from a book! Listen to an interview with my friend and author, Esther Goldenberg. She shares a story from her new book, "The Scrolls of Deborah," where one friend helps another become u ..read more
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354: Patience is a Choice
Living Deliberately with Shira Gura
by Shira Gura, Emotional Well-Being Author and Coach
1w ago
Have you ever found yourself caught between the excitement of working toward a goal or a new project and the anxiety of awaiting results? You're not alone. In our fast-paced world, patience often feels like a forgotten virtue. But what if I told you that embracing patience could be the secret ingredient to not only achieving your goals but also enjoying the journey along the way? Reflecting on my own experiences, from the anticipation of childbirth to the development of significant projects, I've seen firsthand how patience can transform challenges into opportunities for growth. It's about mor ..read more
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353: Stuck on Excitement
Living Deliberately with Shira Gura
by Shira Gura, Emotional Well-Being Author and Coach
2w ago
In this episode of "You Can Handle Anything," I delve into a less talked-about phenomenon: getting stuck on positive emotions like excitement. It's common to find ourselves overwhelmed by excitement, impacting our daily routines and priorities. I share my personal experience of navigating this excitement trap, and how I used The unSTUCK Method and The CLEAR Way to ground myself and prevent emotions from taking the reins. Tune in to discover how you can recognize when you're stuck in a whirlwind of excitement and learn actionable tips to keep your emotions in check.  Join me in understandi ..read more
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352: Consider Being Trusting
Living Deliberately with Shira Gura
by Shira Gura, Emotional Well-Being Author and Coach
3w ago
When someone triggers you with rude or insensitive words or actions, it's natural to wish it hadn't occurred. The challenge lies in acknowledging that it DID happen. Refusing to accept reality leads to unnecessary suffering. While you may dislike the event or find it perplexing, embracing trust in the present reality facilitates a smoother journey. Practicing being trusting is something the members of my community, The Living Deliberately Circle, and I explored together this month. Discover more insights about what it can mean in your life if you were to consider being trusting in this week's ..read more
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351: Let Them Be Disappointed
Living Deliberately with Shira Gura
by Shira Gura, Emotional Well-Being Author and Coach
1M ago
Ever wondered why managing emotions "in the moment" in tough situations is crucial?  When you don't, you can get hijacked by them, leading to behavior you later regret. And that can lead you to get trapped in a stuck cycle, holding onto negative emotions and feeling like you just can't let go. And, of course, over time that doesn't only impact how you feel about yourself, it impacts your relationships and how others feel about you. This is exactly why having a reliable tool for those "off" moments is invaluable. The unSTUCK Method is my go-to solution, used multiple times a day, guiding m ..read more
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350: Your Highest Self
Living Deliberately with Shira Gura
by Shira Gura, Emotional Well-Being Author and Coach
1M ago
Have you ever gotten upset and acted in a way you later regretted? It happens to all of us. Even in those quick and tough moments, remember: you can choose how you react. I recently asked my husband, for the fifth time, to put something away. His reaction seemed too much, triggering me to react like I used to. But this time, I decided to be my best self. Hear more about this story and how to show up as your highest self in the latest episode of the "You Can Handle Anything" podcast. www.shiragura.com ..read more
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349: How to Handle Anything
Living Deliberately with Shira Gura
by Shira Gura, Emotional Well-Being Author and Coach
1M ago
Life is full of triggers that can make us feel stuck in a whirlwind of emotions.  But guess what? "You can handle anything." But what does that actually mean? It means so much more than just "dealing" with things. And when you truly comprehend what this is all about, you learn how to be less reactive and in more control. Discover the real deal behind "you can handle anything" in this week's "You Can Handle Anything" podcast. Plus, I'll share a personal story about how one of my kids triggered me, and how I navigated through it, demonstrating firsthand how 'you can handle anything. Click h ..read more
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348: When People Forgive You
Living Deliberately with Shira Gura
by Shira Gura, Emotional Well-Being Author and Coach
2M ago
Have you ever found yourself in a situation where you wronged someone, and they chose to forgive you? It's an indescribable and uplifting sensation, isn't it? Recently, I had the privilege of experiencing this profound power of forgiveness firsthand. Just a couple of weeks ago, I unintentionally offered unsolicited parenting advice to a friend during a challenging time with his son. Recognizing my mistake, I took the initiative to send a sincere apology that evening, and to my relief, I was forgiven. The overwhelming gratitude that followed was truly remarkable. Click below into this week's ep ..read more
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347: Why You Keep Getting Triggered
Living Deliberately with Shira Gura
by Shira Gura, Emotional Well-Being Author and Coach
2M ago
Ever find yourself pondering, "Why do certain people always seem to trigger me?" Ever feel like mastering self-control should be second nature by now? Ever entertain the thought that you might be the sole person repeatedly grappling with triggers? Embark on a transformative journey with this week's episode of the "You Can Handle Anything" podcast. Gain insights into why questioning the nature of triggers may not be the most constructive approach. Discover a more empowering question that can reshape any moment to your advantage. Don't miss out—tune in now by clicking the link below. Click here ..read more
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346: The MOST Important Moment
Living Deliberately with Shira Gura
by Shira Gura, Emotional Well-Being Author and Coach
2M ago
Have you ever considered the impact of each moment in our lives? It's a chance to make some profound choices – like deciding what to think, how to feel, or who we aspire to be. The thing is, these crucial moments often slip by without us truly seizing them. Ever catch yourself thinking things like, "This moment doesn't matter anyway"? Those thoughts can lead to making excuses and giving up on both ourselves and others. Tune into this week's episode of the "You Can Handle Anything," where I dive into this concept, introduce you to the "butterfly effect," and share with you a relatable story fro ..read more
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