Tools For Managing Moods, Building Resilience And Creating What Matters

Bruce’s Emotional Mastery coaching was more helpful than 8 years of therapy, trying to “heal” what my therapist called “emotional scars.” Bruce helped me accept these scars as part of who I am, and rise above them to create what I care about.

A. T. Orlick, Saltspring Island, BC

Emotional Mastery Skills And Tools Empower You To

  • Rise above depression, anxiety, and “overwhelm”
  • Build resilience and strengthen your adversity response
  • Increase your ability to bounce back from setbacks
  • Create awesome results with less stress and strain
  • Stay strong and focused in challenging times
  • Feel free, focused, energized and alive

“With your help, I got out of debt and into my own business that
thrives. My marriage improved, as did my mental and physical health. Instead of stressed, I’m now relaxed. I feel great about myself and my ability to take on challenges. We bought a half interest in a tiny beachside cottage in a quiet little town in Mexico. And spend time there, decompressing and energizing ourselves.

—Terinn Vaters, On-Line Business Owner, Vancouver, BC

Change Your Story; Change Your Life

Psychologist, Albert Ellis, said, summing up 70 years of helping people that most of the emotional disturbances he saw in patients were caused by “three nutty beliefs:”

  • I should do well
  • You should treat me well
  • The world should be easy

Dr. Ellis recommended that you don’t “should on” yourself, others, or the world.

“Shoulds, oughts, must, have to… are demands you impose on yourself. When you can’t live up to them right away, you feel bad, helpless, even hopeless and despairing.

You do better when you shift demands to desires; “I would like,” “I prefer, “I want…”
Read more at Three Nutty Belief That Sabotage Your Success and Well Being

The great Carl Jung wrote about Problem Solving

“The greatest and most important problems of life are in a certain sense insoluble…. They can never be solved, only outgrown… Some higher or wider interest arose on the person’s horizon, and through this widening of view, the insoluble problem lost its urgency. It was not solved logically in its own terms, but faded when confronted with a new and stronger life urge.”

Carl Gustav Jung, Psychologist

Free Ebook

A 3-D photo of the book The ABCs of Emotional Mastery, by Bruce Elkin.

Download and learn about changing nutty beliefs to self-supporting beliefs and stories.

By developing Emotional Mastery you’ll be able recognize nutty beliefs and sabotaging stories, and change them to supportive beliefs and stories

It can also invoke the “higher urge” that arises from a desire to create what matters—even with the problems, issues or circumstances you face

I was an emotional wreck when I started with Bruce. But with his help and new emotional mastery skills, I changed how I talked to myself, got past my roadblocks, and learned how to create results I’d only dreamed about.

Sally Czynowski, Vancouver, BC

Emotional Mastery won’t instantly transform your life into a bowl of cherries

But it will help you feel more in control of your moods and emotions—and greatly up your chances of creating what most deeply matters to you

I’d get so tangled up in negative thoughts and stories I couldn’t think clearly, or act on my dreams beyond work. But using the ABCs, I untangled my thoughts, applied the Life Design Framework, and began creating what I alway want to create, but feared I never would.

D.R. Denson, Portland, OR