I have been privileged to interact with each and every person who has come to me for help, and through those special relationships, I am blessed to be someone who enjoys real happiness that can only come from within. It is an authentic happiness that anyone who is self-dependent can own and experience. I am absolutely convinced that the time has never been more right for each of us to learn how to experience real happiness from the inside out by becoming a Good With Me™ person!
As the founder and owner of a state-licensed outpatient substance abuse program, Focus One, I treated thousands of troubled individuals from all walks of life for the past 25+ years.. Many of these individuals were referred to me as the result of a drug- and/or alcohol-related offense.
Others came to me voluntarily because their lives were falling apart. They were depressed, angry, anxious, unhappy, discontent, their relationships were a mess, they were in financial trouble and/or they had an addiction to someone or something.
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It was here that I recognized that there was a common thread among them: I discovered a lack of self-esteem because society had taught them to be other-dependent. I began to look at my own life in my personal quest for happiness and discovered that most of us have been taught to depend upon something albeit drugs and alcohol, bag after bag of potato chips, the right relationship partner, plenty of money, being the best, and a myriad of other things to make us happy.
My Big AH-HA Moment? I realized that society is unknowingly promoting other-dependent esteem instead of self-dependent esteem. I have become an expert at showing people how to make the shift from being other-dependent for their happiness to becoming self-dependent and experience real happiness from the inside out. And just like you, I’ve been where you’re at. I’ve applied the exact same principles to myself that I would give to you – and they work.
If you want to start by dipping your toes in the water, I’ll make it easy for you. Get my complimentary 1st chapter of Good With Me and allow me to take you by the hand and share with you what I have learned and others have learned: how to be a Good With Me™ person. I am deeply honored to have the opportunity to do so. While my theory of other-dependent esteem contradicts much of traditional psychology, it explains why so few people are happy. It explains why so many individuals have given up and are lost. And haven’t you tried almost everything else?
Please know that I am still a student of the universe. I continue to learn each and every day just as you do. What I share with you here at this website and community is the result of my own personal quest for real happiness. For me, learning how to become self-dependent so that I take responsibility for my own happiness from the inside out is groundbreaking, exciting, and opens up unlimited possibilities that people like you and me could only dream about.
Patricia Noll is the Founder and Executive Director of Focus One, Inc., an Outpatient Substance Abuse Treatment Program, which has been licensed by the State of Florida since September, 1989. For over 25 years as a lecturer and group facilitator, Patricia has conducted over 5000 group lectures on how to feel good and overcome addictive behaviors.
She has a Master of Arts in Mental Health Counseling and a degree in Traditional Chinese Medicine. Along with the Good With Me Book and related community, she is the author of the Focus One Treatment Manual and Workbook which has been endorsed by internationally renowned authors and lecturers Deepak Chopra, Larry Dossey, Jack Kornfield, and Jacquelyn Small among others.
As a televised industry self-esteem expert, Patricia Noll specializes in empowering people to experience long-lasting real happiness from the inside out by teaching them how to feel good about themselves just because and to stop defining their value by what they have done or not done and what they have or don’t have. Her mission and passion is to make a contribution to society by making a difference in the way people see themselves; especially those who have given up on life.