I so often find myself sitting in my Santa Barbara office, talking with a client about how hard she is on herself. Clients come to see me because they’re unhappy in some way. They may be struggling with depression, anxiety, relationship issues, or a myriad of other “problems.” Their issues may be situational, or in … Read More
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Walking In Nature Is A Great Stress Reliever!
Walking is guaranteed to lower your stress level! If you connect the physical act of walking, with being out in nature, you get even more of a positive impact. Almost all of the pictures you see on this blog are photos of nature. That’s intentionally done, because I’m hoping to entice you to get out … Read More
My Office is a Safe Space
Last week I had a client come in for her session, and talk about something that I felt must have been difficult to discuss. Toward the end of the session, I asked her how she was feeling, and if she had any regrets in bringing this subject up. Without any hesitation, she told me that … Read More
My New Website Is Live Now!
I’m so excited to share with you that my new website is now a reality! This is something that I’ve thought about doing for a long time. My old website was created many years ago. It felt out-of-date, and had a few idiosyncrasies that were very frustrating for me. As I’ve mentioned quite a few … Read More
Merry Christmas to All Who Celebrate It!
For All of You Who Celebrate It, Merry Christmas! I wish you many blessings this holiday season! I hope that you are able to find some magical moments, when you’re filled with joy. Create whatever type of celebration feels right for you on this special day. It can be as simple as a peaceful walk through … Read More
Thanksgiving and Our Many Blessings
We shouldn’t need a special day to think about our blessings, but Thanksgiving does tend to turn our thoughts toward being grateful. It’s easy to do that when things are going well. But what about when we’re overwhelmed with struggles? I think that’s when remembering to count our blessings is more important than ever! Our … Read More