I spent Mother’s Day weekend in Houston with my mother and grandmother. I am truly blessed to have such independent, caring and empowering women in my life. They have experienced hardships in their life that I can not fathom. Through the times of losing a loved one, divorce, sharing a cramped space together, they never […]
The Purpose of Supervision
In a recent review of several articles to increase my knowledge of supervision, it was reinforcing to read another professional’s view that placed a high importance on the relationship between the supervisor and supervisee. I have often considered the relationship as one that has many similarities to that of counselor and client relationship in terms […]
Mental Health Month – May 2015 – May 14th
Feeling in a rut? Do something silly and laugh at something you did. Remember, everyone deserves a break and we’re often hardest on ourselves.
Is Mommy Invisible?
The Invisible Mom looks something like this: Mom– “Hey can someone turn down the volume on the tv?” Kids and husband– (silence) No one responds to her or even acknowledges that she asked something…….Mom feels invisible. While hanging out with other couples your husband asks the other parents about their family and how they are […]
Mental Health Month – May 2015 – May 13th
Consider donating time or money to a worthy cause. By helping others you can foster a sense of belonging and remind yourself that you are relatively lucky.
Mental Health Month – May 2015 – May 12th
Hold the door for a stranger or sign up to volunteer for your favorite charity. Studies show that random acts of kindness increase release of oxytocin- the “feel good” hormone.
Mental Health Month – May 2015 – May 11th
Get connected – share a meal with someone or pick up the phone. Studies show that good relationships make the difference between very happy and less happy people.
Happy Mother’s Day: One is More Than Two!!!
Mother’s Day is the day that we celebrate the one who nurtured, loved and cared for us…and for many, these actions still occur. Someone who stayed up late when we were ill, made sure we had what we needed even when it meant she (or he) would have to do without. Sometimes this mother figure […]