Our Reality Is Created by Our View of It

July 24, 2016communication problems, couple's therapy, empowerment, marital therapy, stress management

This quote, found in the Talmud, helps us understand that there can be many different realities.  Each person views what is happening through their own unique perception, which is molded by all of their previous life experiences. It’s almost like wearing different tinted sunglasses.  For someone wearing sunglasses with a blue tint, things will have … Read More

The Purpose of Life!

June 23, 2016anxiety, change, empowerment, fears, well-being

Eleanor Roosevelt’s quote is all about empowerment.  So many of us either consciously, or unconsciously, decide to play it safe.  We don’t want to take chances.  We don’t want to risk disappointment or failure.  But when we play it safe, we miss so much!  We miss opportunities for growth and adventure, among other things. We … Read More

The Tragedy of Hatred!

June 13, 2016anxiety, change, fears, grief, sadness, sorrow, violence

The senseless tragedy in Orlando has left us all with heavy hearts.  It’s hard to imagine a hatred so strong, that it could lead a human being to take the lives of so many totally unknown, innocent people.  My mind wants to push away the thought.  I don’t want that kind of hatred to even … Read More

Living in the Moment

May 29, 2016anxiety, depression, mindfulness, well-being

My last post was about the gift of a day, and the power we have to make even very difficult situations be less stressful.  This post is focusing even smaller.  This is about the moments of our lives.  If we can truly learn how to be emotionally, mentally, and physically present in each moment, our … Read More