Three words that often tell my clients, trust the process. In fact, I give them this information at the beginning of our time together. It goes something like this, "There will be times that it will get rough, there will be times that you may not like me, that's okay, I'll still be right here … Continue reading Trust the Process
If we observe person putting in half the effort to reach their goals WHYYYYYYYYYYYYYY are you stuck on what they COULD be doing (their potential) if they aren't thinking enough of themselves to do all they can do now?!
As a family therapist, I recognize that relationships are a huge factor in an individuals life. If one of our important relationships are out of whack we tend to feel a little off balanced until we are able to resolve the issue within that important relationship. We accept that relationships are needed for support and connection. … Continue reading Who Really Has Your Back: Why Accountability Matters
The other weekend while talking with a nice young lady outside of the supermarket I stated, "I don't have patience in my personal life, I use all of my patience in my professional life." God must've heard me and chuckled. Enters this blogging and going through the process of growing my audience...I see what you did … Continue reading What to do in the Meantime
How many of you are currently in therapy or have been to see a therapist in the past? Don't be shy, raise your hand. Believe it or not, in 2017 there still seems to be a stigma attached to going to therapy. Why? The truth is that we all have "stuff" that we could use … Continue reading You Have A What?!?!?!
It must be the most painful realization, knowing you are the only one in your sibling group that was not placed in a forever home. Not only did you not have your "forever family," you have haven't had a stable "temporary family." No, what you have gotten is placement, after placement, after placement, mostly in … Continue reading Letter To My Foster II
The title sounds extreme, but so is losing at life. We get a limited amount of time here on this earth, at some point, we have to start winning. I know that there are already 1 million lists out there that make us feel like we are doing something wrong. Pair that with us trying … Continue reading 3 Reasons You Are Losing At Life
This part of your journey has been marked with so much pain. Keep pushing.
Haven't you heard this cliché, "You can't turn a hoe into a housewife." How true is that saying. I understand the idea, if she was a hoe before you married her, she will continue to be a hoe afterward. Could there be something to that idea, something more that a guy just not wanting to … Continue reading Who Said You Can’t Turn A Hoe Into A Housewife?
One thing I hear constantly from those who have experienced multiple hurts and disappoints in their life is “I don’t need anybody.” Each time I hear this my heart breaks for them. What they are essentially saying is that they are tired of being hurt from those that they trusted, it’s too much of a … Continue reading What About Your Friends…