The Power of Our Beliefs!

June 27, 2017change, empowerment, resiliency, self-talk

This is such an empowering quote!  Two definitions for belief are:  “an acceptance that a statement is true or that something exists” and “trust, faith, or confidence in someone or something.”  Can you see how powerful those concepts are?  They’re the foundation for growth! It’s difficult to create what we don’t believe in!  If you … Read More

What Are Your Dreams?

November 3, 2016change, choices, depression, empowerment, fears, self-image

“It’s never too late to be who you might have been.”  What an empowering quote!  As we grow older, many of us have the tendency to close the door on our dreams.  We tell ourselves that it’s too late now to go back to school, to take up a new career, to start an interesting … Read More

Life’s Tragedy Isn’t Always Seen

August 26, 2016change, choices, empowerment, self-image, self-talk

As a Santa Barbara counselor, I often sit with people who have settled for “what is,” instead of “what could be.” They’re unhappy.  They’ve lost their zest for life.  There’s no sparkle of enthusiasm in their eyes.  At some point they’ve turned away from their passions, away from their hopes and dreams. There are lots … Read More