Welcome to Excel At Life!
About Excel At Life
Pursuing Excellence in Life, Relationships, Sports, and Career
The purpose of this website is to provide to the public research-based
psychological information in a usable format to assist with each
individual's pursuit of understanding and personal growth. Psychology
has a wealth of untapped information that can be used for self-improvement.
Please browse the articles, use the audios and videos, complete the
questionnaires and diaries without needing to join or pay a fee. Also,
if you have an Android device, download Excel At Life's free apps for
self-improvement and managing stress, anxiety, and depression.
Ways to Support Excel At Life
If you like this site and the materials provided and want to support the mission of Excel At Life, there are several ways you can assist:
The more followers, postings and shares on Facebook, Twitter, and Google+ show support for Excel At Life making it easier to spread the word about these materials. For instance, more followers improves our search rankings with the search engines (Google, Yahoo, Bing). Also, news sources and media, book publishers, and organizations that want speakers look at the number of followers on social media when making a decision. Updates about new
articles, apps, and audios are posted to social media for your convenience.
So please follow, post on Excel At Life's social media sites, and share the updates.
Translation is the most needed support at this time. Excel At Life gets many requests for the the apps to be translated into various languages. People throughout the world
have indicated that these CBT resources are
not readily available in many places. You can help other people by assisting with translations. You can easily contribute to
this process by participating in Excel At Life's project at Crowdin
By tapping on the link you can register at Crowdin, select a languange,
and start submitting translations or voting for translations made by others.
SPREAD THE WORD
You can help Excel At Life's mission by letting others know about this site and the Android apps available in Google Play and the Amazon AppStore. If you post to forums, recommend
Excel At Life when it is appropriate to the topic. Be sure to rate the apps if you use them. If you have a website or blog, provide a link to pages on this site. If you write a blog or article about Excel At Life, please provide us a link.
How to Make a Contribution to Support This Site
If you like this site and the materials provided, you may support the continued development
of the audios, videos, and other content by making a small contribution through PayPal.
You do not need a PayPal account to use your credit card.
You may also support Excel At Life by purchasing the Excel At Life Ad-Free Support
android app which
provides you with an ad-free experience when using many of Excel At Life's apps.
Excel At Life, LLC is NOT a registered non-profit, and therefore, any
contribution is NOT tax deductible.
Choose the amount, click the “Buy Now” button and
follow the instructions to complete the payment process. You’ll receive a
payment confirmation e-mail from PayPal.
Thank you for your support and contribution!
The future growth of this site is directly dependent upon the funds
generated. Currently, Excel At Life is able to professionally record the relaxation and
assistance audios. In addition, the articles are being professionally
recorded for convenient listening. Future plans include additional Android
apps, translation into other languages, expansion of the questionnaires on
the site, and ability to save data (such as cognitive diary) on this site.
About Monica A. Frank, Ph.D.
Dr. Monica Frank, a clinical psychologist who has provided services to individuals with anxiety, depressive, and
stress-related disorders for over 25 years in St. Louis, Missouri, USA, is the founder of Excel At Life, LLC.
Previously, Dr. Frank developed and operated Behavioral Consultants, P.C., an intensive day treatment program for
severe anxiety disorders in addition to an outpatient clinical practice.
Her current work through Excel At Life focuses on providing the public with tools and materials from cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT)
which can aid in the pursuit of personal growth as well as an adjunct to treatment for anxiety, depression, and other
disorders. She draws on her clinical experience, scientific research, and training in the martial arts to create these
tools and other materials which include articles, audios, and Android apps.
In addition to her Ph.D. in clinical psychology from St. Louis University she has extensive graduate level coursework
from Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville in the area of sport psychology. Her undergraduate degree was from the University of Missouri-St. Louis.
Dr. Frank's strong interest in Eastern philosophies and Buddhist psychology has led her to train in various forms
of Tai Chi/Qi Gong as well as other mindfulness methods for over 15 years. She is a third degree black belt in American
Kenpo and continues her involvement in martial arts at the Martial Arts Center