As we finish with 2017 people all across the world will resolve to change certain behaviors and aspects of their life by setting goals for 2018. The stats are pretty dismal for the number of people that actually stick with their resolutions long enough to create real change in their life. Maybe part of the … Continue reading When the Man in the Mirror is Hard to Face
How many times have you shared some news, good or bad, with a friend only to be met with an unexpected response from this person? If you are sharing good news, your expectation is your friend meeting you with just as much happiness and enthusiasm as you have when sharing the news. Sharing sad news, on the … Continue reading Why Silence is Golden
Raise your hand if you have at any point in your life thought you had it all figured out. Seriously, you knew what you wanted to do, what it would take to get there, and most importantly, the exact time in which you wanted to reach this destination. Okay, now let's all take a moment … Continue reading Rerouting your destiny
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