Category: Personal Growth

Head in the Clouds? Some Tips for Managing Dissociation

June 16, 2020
Dissociation. It’s something common to the human experience, but not commonly talked about. On your drive home, during a boring math lecture, maybe even while reading this post! Have you...

A Journey Worth Taking

July 1, 2019
Brene Brown is a shame researcher who opines: “If you put shame in a petri dish and douse it with secrecy, silence, and judgment, shame grows exponentially.” And it can...

Healthy Boundaries in Relationships

June 14, 2019
One of my earliest memories of someone setting a healthy boundary was when I was around 13 years old and my mother’s friend had stopped by to say hello. She...

How to Cope with Failure

April 2, 2019
Most of us do not want to have this word in our vocabulary. Failure means defeat! However, if we look at the most successful people in history we find that...


August 10, 2018
A client and I were recently discussing what courage really is. Finding herself at a crossroads in life, she found that she was scared to death to make a decision...

Spring Cleaning

May 3, 2018
There is something about the spring season that feels fresh and new. Perhaps it’s the pruned trees with new buds of flowers beginning to blossom. Maybe it is the feeling...

3 Steps to Positive Thinking

September 7, 2017
In my last blog I discussed the connection between our thoughts, emotions and actions. Now I’d like to focus on how we can alter our thoughts from a negative perspective...

Controlling Anger Before it Controls You

August 30, 2017
Have you found yourself in a place where you have lost all sense of self-control? There are two types of anger and one may surprise you. 1) Anger is a...

How Do My Thoughts Impact My Life?

June 26, 2017
So many times we are sitting on the back end of a decision wondering how we got there. Sometimes it is a pretty benign choice like eating that cheeseburger when...

Ever Green

December 5, 2016
As I enter the Christmas season, I’m once again struck by the memories that have accumulated over the years. This is my 67th Christmas and as I think back, I...
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