The Election Aftermath

November 10, 2016anxiety, connections, depression, fears, stress

Our election is over!  I was looking forward to having the mean-spirited, contentious campaigning behind us.  Like so many others, I was very tired of all of the harsh political ads, and the biased, angry social media posts.  I wanted to have the election process done.  I wanted our focus to return to more normal, … 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

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