So many of us, myself included, thought the pandemic would be long gone by now. Unfortunately, we were wrong! How are you coping with this continued change in the way we live our lives? I have heard a lot of comments lately, by clients and by others, about the impact of Covid-19 on their lives. … Read More
A Brand New Year Brings Hope
It’s a brand new year! Thank goodness! Last year was a very difficult year, full of many sorrows. A lot of us struggled with sometimes overwhelming feelings of fear, frustration, anger, grief, and loss, as the pandemic spread across our world. Some of us grew sick with the virus, or our friends and family members … Read More
Lower Your Stress, Be In The Moment!
One of the biggest contributors to our feeling stressed and overwhelmed is our inability to be really present for the moments of our lives. Most of us have learned to be very good at multitasking. We’re rewarded in many ways for doing more than one thing at a time, but when we do this, we’re … Read More
Everyone Needs To Be Treated With Kindness!
Our world can be very cruel, and so often we don’t know what sorrows others may be carrying. When we spread kindness, it can heal a wounded heart, or give someone the courage to continue moving forward, or simply let another know we care. We all need kindness, whether we’re struggling or not. We need … Read More
My Week of De-stressing and Recharging!
I really believe that, for the most part, we have a lot of power in our lives. That power comes from the everyday choices we make. Last week, I chose to take a week off from my counseling practice. I told my clients that I would be available if any emergencies came up, but otherwise … Read More
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