gina johnson

goodthingz founder Gina Johnson, MSW, LCSW, is a co-owner, life/business coach at Blueprint in Urbana, Illinois. She earned her Master of Social Work Degree from the University of Illinois and went on to become a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. She has advanced training in the areas of Life/Business Coaching, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Trauma/Loss Therapy. Gina has 14 years experience helping people of all ages improve the quality of their lives.

Gina feels passionate about helping individuals and businesses realize their potential for growth and helping them achieve their goals. As a life coach, Gina works with individuals to achieve a variety of goals that include, but are not limited to, enhanced self awareness, increased motivation, decreased procrastination, healthy stress management, improved organizational skills, increased self confidence, effective communication and interpersonal skills.

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  1. Practical Wisdom for Clarity, Freedom, and Happiness ·

    insightful article!

  2. 10 Things to Say Yes to For a Happier Life ·

    10 Things to Say Yes to For a Happier Life

  3. Want Your Message To Stick? Tell A Story :: Tips :: 99U ·

    Relaxing & gorgeous video about surf and life

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    The Zen of Work

  6. Curl (and Uncurl) Your Toes to Help You Relax and Fall Asleep Faster ·
  7. Why Happiness is a Journey Not a Destination | Adventures in Positive Psychology ·
  8. Awaken to the Power of Slow | A Flourishing Life ·
  9. Milton Glaser: We're Always Looking, But We Never Really See :: Articles :: The 99 Percent ·
  10. Guster - This Could All Be Yours (i believe, whatever we want, we can have. this song reminds me to ask myself, "how badly do i want it?"
  11. Are You Keeping the Past Alive in the Present? | A Flourishing Life ·
  12. 3 Tips for Finding Positivity in an Endlessly Negative Workplace | PickTheBrain | Motivation and Self Improvement ·
  13. Five Must-Do Actions to Uncover Your Natural Brilliance | A Flourishing Life ·
  14. 50 Ways to Nurture Your Happiness ·
  15. 12 Life Lessons Learned in 12 Years on the Road ·
  16. » Empty-Handed, Full-Hearted :zenhabits ·

    Words of wisdom

  17. A Mental Shift: 5 Strategies to Get Unstuck From Negative Thinking | Dialectical Behavior Therapy Understood ·
  18. It's So Simple: Just Press Reset | A Flourishing Life ·

    Good tip to remember- when things feel too reset inside

  19. positively present ·

    Something I should read everyday to remind me to stay in the here and now!

  20. The Top 6 Strengths for Producing Happiness | Shake Off the Grind ·
  21. 18 Ways To Inspire Everyone Around You ·
  22. Simpler Thinking: 5 Powerful Habits That Work For Me ·

    This article reminded me to slow down and take one thing at a time :)

  23. The Science Behind a Bad Mood and What You Can Do About It ·
  24. 25 Ways to Bring More Peace Into Your Life ·
  25. Top 5 Tips to Relieve Stress with Your Camera | PickTheBrain | Motivation and Self Improvement ·

    i got a new camera for christmas and think i'll put it to good use with some of these ideas. i like the pick a "time of day" suggestion.

  26. 40 Lessons for Finding Strength in Hard Times ·
  27. 28 Ways to Stop Complicating Your Life ·
  28. 30 Challenges for 30 Days of Growth ·

    lots of practical self improvement ideas here

  29. SOS: 5 Lifelines for Getting Back on Track | A Flourishing Life ·

    Insightful & practical tips!

  30. One Powerful Word 2012: A Simple Approach to New Year’s Resolutions « Always Well Within ·

    I'm still deciding on my word/phrase for 2012. What is your 2012 word/phrase?

  31. slow down: learning to accept others as they are - positively present ·

    Articles like this are always good reminders for me.

  32. 5 Super-Quick Ways to Boost Happiness | Shake Off the Grind ·
  33. 60 Tiny Love Stories to Make You Smile ·

    Short stories that made me smile.

  34. The Power of Knowing Your Feelings and Needs « Always Well Within ·
  35. 7 Ways to Change Your Life in 7 Days ·

    Practical & Realistic Tips

  36. Pick a Finger to Boost Positivity | Adventures in Positive Psychology ·
  37. Fearful? Get to Know the Unknown | A Flourishing Life ·
  38. » The Half Step That Will Change Your Life :zenhabits ·

    Effective tips, as always from Zen Habits!

  39. 15 Secrets of the World's Greatest Leaders | Shake Off the Grind ·
  40. The Three Vital Keys to Unlocking Yourself From Fear | A Flourishing Life ·
  41. positively present ·

    10 Tips For Enjoying Autumn

  42. Finding Meaning to Cope with Life Struggles | Adventures in Positive Psychology ·
  43. 50 Natural Ways To Boost Your Energy ·

    Simple & effective tips!

  44. What makes your day good or even great? A smile, a colorful photo, the warm sunshine, good music, an interesting book? Whatever your goodthingz may be, share them with us here!
  45. 12 Things Happy People Do Differently ·
  46. handling disappointment: 5 tricks to get you by - positively present ·
  47. » Best Procrastination Tip Ever :zen habits ·

    Simple & effective tip!

  48. 15 Things Everyone Needs You To Do ·

    15 simple statements with a lot of meaning.

  49. How to Release the Pressure and Relaxify Your Summer: 6 Simple Tips ·
  50. 5 Life Lessons From Kung Fu Panda 2 - The Movie | Dragos Roua - Brilliantly Better ·