As I’ve just been looking around and I’ve noticed that we as Americans are easily distracted. We are usually interest in something as long as it’s hot or trending. Because we focus on hot button issues, distractions are easy to sneak in the media. For instance just the other day I was watching those two […]
Stop Saying and Asking Your Single Friends….
I have compiled a SHORT list of questions and statements that you should stop saying and asking your single friends. I know you mean well, and you are only trying to be supportive but sometimes your words and questions make being single seem like a disease. Why Are You Still Single? Ok, so you […]
Cultivating Calmness and Stillness
I’m reading a good book suggested by one of my clients called The Gifts of Imperfection, Brené Brown. The book’s premise is about how to cultivate Wholeheated Living and in order to cultivate this you must also be cultivating calmness and stillness. I wanted to briefly speak about this part of her book how a […]
Sex: The New Trend In Women
The ladies at my counseling office have noticed a new trend of women cheating just as much, if not more, than men. There are a few questions that run through my mind when I her this. Why is this happening? Is this really a new trend or are women just more open about it? As […]
Cooking is Good For the Soul!!!
As a counselors we are asked to find self care methods to avoid burnout. For me, my self care is cooking. I do enjoy cooking and oddly enough, I find it quite relaxing. Baking relaxes me even more. This past holiday I was in the kitchen with my grandmother and we had a blast cooking. […]
Personal Boundaries allow you to be in the driver seat of your own life. The dictionary defines a boundary as “a line that marks the limits of an area.” Personal Boundaries is an invisible line that expresses to others the parameters for you how you expect them to treat you and also how you […]
Relationships are hard work. Whether the relationship is platonic or romantic the work is equally as hard. An actual committed positive and healthy relationship takes a great deal of dedication and commitment. People often get fooled by the puppy love stage and the honeymoon stage but relationships. Not to mention marriages, are no walks in […]
Are You Invested in Your Relationship!!!
After speaking with friends, I began to wonder how many of us are truly invested in our relationships? Sure we go through the motions, we say the magic words….I Love You!!! But what do you do to enhance your current relationship? There is this thing called the 80/20 rule. Basically it states that you are […]