Take the time out to think about your thinking, assert your needs, and give yourself some compassion.
The social stigma of conditions have consequences far deeper than one can imagine
Have you ever met someone that never seems to be living in reality? We question their sound judgment based on the choices they make against the undeniable world that surrounds them. It's almost as if physical pain would encompass their entire body if they had to make a decision based on reality versus the world they believe to … Continue reading The Cost of Reality Checks
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
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