I’m Back In Touch!

May 16, 2017choices, compassion, forgiveness, self-talk

I’ve had a long absence from my blog, and haven’t written any new posts for quite awhile!  I want to apologize to those who have been wondering where I went.  Like so many others, I have found that I occasionally need a break from online activities.  I wish I could promise that it will never … 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