Bruce Elkin

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The Black Dog of Depression

Seven Ways To Prevent Or Deal With Depression This is the time of year in the northern hemisphere when depression is on the rise. For two reasons: The diminishing light brings on the symptoms of SAD (Seasonal Affective Disorder), and Holiday times are coming and many people find themselves sad, down, lonely and hurting at …

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The Best Path To Success?

What’s the difference between “stretch” and “fit” goals? To succeed, you first need to set big, stretch goals, and then set realistic goals that support them.

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What Do You Really Want To Create?

Do You Struggle With A Jumble Of Needs, Desires, and Goals? Most of my clients do. I help them apply an organizing framework to prioritize and act on key goals.

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Simplicity? Success? Or Both?

My personal coaching clients seek to 1) create great results, and 2) do so simply, effectively, with little stress. My Life Design framework makes it so.

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The Structure of Success

People don’t fail because they lack talent or motivation. They fail because they lack a framework in which to integrate skill, will and resources.

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How Can I Thrive — Not Just Survive?

There are 3 types of people: Victims, Survivors, Thrivers. Only Thrivers create real and lasting results with ease. I help people become Thrivers.

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