Counseling Can Be Fun! Using Humor to Heal
Fun! Counseling is not the first thing people think of when they think of having fun. Yes counseling is a serious business and it takes some serious work if you want to change. But does that mean there’s nothing fun about counseling? No it doesn’t! I’ve had some really great laughs with my clients over […]
Sleep is Good!!!
For many working adults and parents, we tend to be in full throttle mode on a daily basis. Even at night when it is time to settle down, relax and prepare for a wonderful sleep; we tend to continue to play scenarios over in or heads or continue planning the next days events. How many […]
Battle Between Good and Evil
I love this story about the battle between good and evil! An old Cherokee told his grandson. “My son, there is a battle between two wolves inside us all. One is Evil. It is anger, jealousy, greed, resentment, inferiority, lies, and ego. The Other is Good. It is joy, peace, love, hope, humility, kindness, empathy, […]
As I look at the news and all the posts on Facebook about the tornados on last night, I realize how precious and fleeting life is. The tornados that occurred in Dallas, Garland, Allen, and Desoto Texas on last night were devastating. People lost everything they owned and some even lost their lives. Any time […]
The Misconception of Working Mothers
What comes to your mind when you hear: working mothers? A phenomenal multitasker? Maybe the juggler in a family circus? The Jill of all trades? I am not a mother, unless you count fur babies, than I am a mother of four amazing animals. However, I know quite a few (if not many) mothers of human babies. […]
Goals Versus Resolutions!!!
At the beginning of each year, many of us set resolutions to aid in achieving the best “you” possible. For most of us we are all in completely dedicated to our resolutions……..until we do not see the results we would like to see as quickly as we would like. This leaves me pondering which […]
Controlling Nightmares Part 1 of a 2 Part Blog Series
Controlling nightmares sounds like an impossible and ridiculous idea but it is possible! Many people suffer from nightmares. Would you like to be in control during those nightmares? This is a two-part blog post in which I can give you some ideas as to how to go about gaining control in your nightmares. This post […]
More and more research has proven what we already instinctively know – “laughter is the best medicine.” A study was conducted with volunteers who watch a 10-minute, humorous video clip while connected to an EEG monitor (to measure the brain wave frequencies). The results showed an association between laughter and increased gamma wave activity. This […]