Here’s What to Do When You Can’t Sleep

September 8, 2016anxiety, blessings, fears, sleep issues

I so often encourage my clients to focus on what they’re grateful for, instead of always focusing on what isn’t going right in their lives.  The other night, I was having trouble sleeping.  My mind was stuck on worry about an elderly friend who has been very ill for quite awhile.  I wrote about her … 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

Fear of Change!

May 15, 2016anxiety, change, empowerment, fears, stress

So many people want to stay with what’s familiar to them.  No matter how unsatisfying and even frustrating something might be, familiarity conveys a certain sense of safety for most of us.  As humans, staying with what we know can have an almost magnetic pull.  And the thought of stepping off that cliff, into the … Read More