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Crazy-Makers: Dealing with Passive-Aggressive People

Why Are People Mean? Don't Take It Personally!

When You Have Been Betrayed

Struggling to Forgive: An Inability to Grieve

Happy Habits: 50 Suggestions

The Secret of Happiness: Let It Find You (But Make the Effort)

Excellence vs. Perfection

Depression is Not Sadness

Conflict in the Workplace

Motivation: Intrinsic vs. Extrinsic

20 Steps to Better Self-Esteem

7 Rules and 8 Methods for Responding to Passive-aggressive People

Promoting Healthy Behavior Change

10 Common Errors in CBT

What to Do When Your Jealousy Threatens to Destroy Your Marriage

Rejection Sensitivity, Irrational Jealousy and Impact on Relationships

For Women Only: How to Have the Relationship of Your Dreams

What to Do When Your Partner's Jealousy Threatens to Destroy Your Relationship

Making Attributions for a Healthier Attitude

Happiness is An Attitude

Thinking Your Way to a Healthy Weight

Guide to How to Set Achieveable Goals

The Effectiveness of Cognitive-Behavioral Treatment for Anxiety Disorders

Co-Dependency: An Issue of Control

The Pillars of the Self-Concept: Self-Esteem and Self-Efficacy

Catastrophe? Or Inconvenience?


Panic Assistance

Motivational Audios

Mindfulness Training

Rational Thinking

Relaxation for Children

Change Yourself--Don't Wait for the World to Change

Loving Kindness Meditation

Self-Esteem Exercise

Meadow Relaxation

Rainy Autumn Morning

Energizing Audios

Quick Stress Relief

Thinking Your Way to a Healthy Weight

Lies You Were Told

Choosing Happiness

Lotus Flower Relaxation

Audio Version of Article: Crazy-Makers: Passive-Aggressive People

Audio Version of Article: Why Are People Mean? Don't Take It Personally!

Audio Version of Article: Happiness Is An Attitude

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Kindle Books by Dr. Monica Frank


Why You Get Anxious When You Don't Want To

Why People Feel Grief at the Loss of an Abusive Spouse or Parent

“Are You Depressed?”: Understanding Diagnosis and Treatment

15 Coping Statements for Panic and Anxiety

Beyond Tolerating Emotions: Becoming Comfortable with Discomfort

Emotion Training: What is it and How Does it Work?

How You Can Be More Resistant to Workplace Bullying

Are You Passive Aggressive and Want to Change?

When Your Loved One Refuses Help

The Porcupine Effect: Pushing Others Away When You Want to Connect

What if You Considered Other Peoples' Views?

5 Common Microaggressions Against Those With Mental Illness

What to Expect from Mindfulness-based Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (MCBT) When You Have Depression and Anxiety

Does Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy Lack Compassion? It Depends Upon the Therapist

When Needs Come Into Conflict

What to Do When Anger Hurts Those You Love

A Brief Primer On the Biology of Stress and How CBT Can Help

50 Tools for Panic and Anxiety

Coping With Change: Psychological Flexibility

Breaking Up is Hard to Do: Ending a Bad Relationship

I'm Depressed. I'm Overwhelmed. Where Do I Start?


Building Blocks Emotion Training

Hot Springs Relaxation

5 Methods to Managing Anger

Panic Assistance While Driving

Autogenic Relaxation Training

Rainbow Sandbox Mindfulness

Mindfulness Training

Riding a Horse Across the Plains

Cityscape Mindfulness

Change Yourself--Don't Wait for the World to Change

The Great Desert Mindfulness

Tropical Garden Mindfulness

Thinking Your Way to a Healthy Weight

Lies You Were Told

Probability and OCD

Choosing Happiness

Magic Bubbles for Children

Lotus Flower Relaxation

Cloud Castles for Children

Hot Air Balloon Motivation

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Excel At Life, LLC operates the website located at the uniform resource locator ("URL") www.excelatlife.com. In addition, Excel At Life provides severalmobile applications ("apps"). We respect the privacy of all visitors to our website. This Privacy Policy discloses the privacy and information practices for www.ExcelAtLife.com. Please read this policy before using the website or the apps.

The Information We Collect.

We may collect personal information that website visitors provide when requesting information about our services or downloading our mobile applications ("apps"). The types of information that may be collected include name, address, email address, telephone number, country of origin, and billing information. Users may visit the site anonymously. We only collect personally identifiable information that is provided voluntarily by the user.

How We Use the Information.

If you provide an email address, it may be used to send you information, company news, updates, and/or related product or service information. You may unsubscribe from emails at any time by contacting ExcelAtLife.com. We may use personal information you provide in order to respond to customer service inquiries. When responding to customer service inquiries, we use the email address or other contact information provided in the inquiry. We may store email addresses or other contact information for future reference with customer service disputes as needed in order to fulfill requests, or to verify a customer’s identity.

We have apps available for download through the Google Play store and other markets. Excel at Life receives the country of origin from each download and tracks traffic and usage of its website and apps. We do not collect personally identifiable information from our app users, nor do we sell this information to third parties. User-generated content from the apps is stored in the user’s mobile device and/or a cloud database maintained by Google (Firebase) and personally identifiable information is not shared with, reviewed by, or accessed by anyone. The apps are for self-help purposes only and are no substitute for medical advice.

Our free apps contain advertising generated by Google, Inc. and its affiliated companies as well as other advertising services. Google advertising services collects information subject to Google’s privacy policy, which can be found at http://www.google.com/policies/privacy/. You can manage the Google ads you see using the Google Ads Preference Manager, available at http://www.google.com/ads/preferences/. We also offer paid apps, which contain no advertising. Paid apps can be purchased through the Google Play store. Google Play may require users to provide certain personal information in order to complete purchase transactions. We do not access this information, nor do we store the information or sell it to third parties. Google Play collects and shares the personal information provided by consumers according to its Terms of Service. Please review the Terms of Service, which can be found at https://play.google.com/intl/en_us/about/play-terms.html, prior to purchasing apps through Google Play.

We may be required by law enforcement or judicial authorities to provide personal information to the appropriate governmental authorities. We will disclose personal information upon receipt of a court order, subpoena, or to cooperate with a law enforcement investigation. We reserve the right to report to law enforcement agencies any activities that we in good faith believe to be unlawful.


Excel At Life is committed to the advancement of psychology and psychological resources. Your use of this site and/or apps and other resources signifies your agreement to use your ANONYMOUS data for the purposes of research. Such research shall be for improving these products provided by Excel At Life as well as for the advancement of psychological science. Data will be used consistent with the ethical guidelines of the American Psychological Association. From time to time, users may be asked to participate in research for which additional consent will be required.


Excel at Life, LLC has put in place appropriate measures to safeguard and help prevent unauthorized access, maintain data security, and correctly use the information we collect on our site. Unfortunately, no data transmission over the internet or any wireless network can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. Although we take appropriate measures to safeguard against unauthorized disclosures of information, we cannot assure you that information we collect will never be disclosed in a manner that is inconsistent with this Privacy Policy.


Cookies are pieces of information that a website transfers to an individual’s hard drive that can be retrieved later to identify you. The use of cookies is standard on the internet. We may choose to use cookies in order to monitor website traffic and/or to recognize return visitors as a way to facilitate and customize your use of the site. Except as described above, we do not use information transferred through cookies for any promotional or marketing purposes, nor do we sell the information to third parties. Most internet browsers are set to automatically accept cookies. By modifying your browser preferences, you have the choice to accept all cookies, to be notified when a cookie is set, or to reject all cookies. If you reject all cookies, we cannot guarantee that all parts of our site will function properly.

Collection of Information by Third Parties.

This site contains links to other sites whose information practices may be different than ours. For example, the site contains advertising provided by Google, Inc. and its affiliated companies which contains links to third party websites. We do not select the advertising that is placed on our site by Google Ads, and we do not endorse any of the companies which advertise through Google Ads. We have no control over information that is submitted to, or collected by, these third parties. Each third party has its own privacy policy, and customers should consult the third party privacy policy before providing any personal information. Please contact these third parties directly if you have any questions about their use of the information that they collect.

Children’s Privacy Policy.

We believe that with proper parental supervision, our website content could be beneficial to children in the same manner that it benefits our adult visitors. We do not knowingly collect personal information from children who we know to be under 13 years of age without the prior, verifiable consent of his or her parent or legal representative. Website visitors may be asked to provide their date of birth or a parent’s email address as an verification mechanism. If we become aware that a child has posted personal information on our website, we will remove the content and seek parental consent. We do not offer games or contests that would request personal information from children.


This Privacy Policy, and all claims or issues regarding our site, shall be governed according to the laws of the State of Missouri, without giving effect to any conflicts of laws principles. Except as otherwise required by law, any legal action concerning this Privacy Policy or our site must be brought within one (1) year after the claim or cause of action arises and must be brought in the State of Missouri. You hereby waive any argument that any such court does not have jurisdiction over you or such dispute or that venue in any such court is not appropriate or convenient.

If any part of this Privacy Policy is deemed invalid or enforceable, the remainder of this Privacy Policy shall continue in effect. Any failure to insist upon strict enforcement of this policy shall not be construed as a waiver of any provision of right contained in this policy.

Your Acceptance of These Terms.

By using https://www.excelatlife.com and/or any of its apps or other resources, you signify your assent to this Privacy Policy. If you do not agree to this policy, please do not use the site. We reserve the right to change, modify, add, or remove portions of this policy at any time. If we change our privacy policy, we will post those changes on this page. Please check this page periodically for changes. Your continued use of this site following the posting of changes will signify your acceptance of those changes.

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