Never in my life did I think I would go to Thailand. Sure, it was always a place I dreamed of seeing but I never thought I would actually get there (largely because of the 20 hour flight situation, but I digress). Then one morning my friend sent me a text message that said, "Want to … Continue reading The Glow Camp Retreat: The Good, The Bad, And The Ugly
I remember a time in my life when I would see someone at a coffee shop or cafe by themselves, enjoying their coffee or meal, and I didn't understand how they could seem so content. I would think to myself, "I could never do that", because I honestly couldn't imagine doing anything alone and always … Continue reading Why Spending Time Alone Is Going To Change Your Life
One of my friends recently asked, "Can you write a post about how to not leave my spouse and children to be a gypsy and live a carefree life?" She was joking of course (and is quite honestly one of the most amazing mothers I have the privilege of knowing) but all joking aside, her question is … Continue reading How To Handle Marriage, Parenting, A Career, A Social Life.. And Still Function Like A Human
So the other day I was catching up on one of my favorite TV shows and there was a scene where the characters were taking part in a therapy session. I was happily watching along until I suddenly found that I was yelling at the TV, shouting "NO!", "This is all wrong!", "That would never … Continue reading What Therapy Is Really Like Vs. What Is Portrayed In The Media
I consider myself to be very blessed. Do I have bad days? ABSOLUTELY. Am I rainbows and butterflies every single day? Nope! BUT! I do make it a point to find something good in each day, even if the day as a whole wasn't the best. I started keeping a gratitude journal about a year ago … Continue reading How A Gratitude Journal Can Be Life-Changing!
Someone once told me that they love that I celebrate all of the "little things." And it's true, I do. See there was a time in my life where I focused so much on the negatives. I would become frustrated very easily and I always felt anxious and stressed. It was not until I did … Continue reading Celebrate Small Victories
This is a question I've been thinking about a lot lately as it tends to come up often in my sessions with my clients. I also think it's a question many of us as entrepreneurs struggle with because the definition of success is truly so subjective, yet we are always looking to define it the … Continue reading How Do You Define Success?
Most people look forward to the holidays. The excitement of family traditions, the anticipated time off, and the feeling of happiness in the air all make this time of year feel so magical…..unless you have kids who are going to be off for a week (or longer) from school! Then this time of year may … Continue reading How To Survive Holiday Break With Children: 5 Tips For Parents To Keep Their Sanity And Reduce Stress!
And so it’s begun. We are now officially in the holiday season and although this time of year brings so much joy and happiness, it also brings so much stress and anxiety. Each year around this time, there seems to be a spike in the number of client crisis calls I receive. Can anyone else … Continue reading Tis’ The Season To Be…..STRESSED! Tips For Clinicians On How To Survive The Holiday Season!
It’s no secret to my friends and family that this time of year is one of my favorite times of the year! I absolutely love the fall season and love the transition into the holiday season even more. Yes, I am one of those people who will immediately listen to holiday music as soon as … Continue reading 23 Days of Gratitude Challenge: The Secret To Having It All Is Knowing You Already Do