There’s so much beauty this time of year, but there’s also a lot of stress. Holidays have a way of bringing sadness to many people. They may be missing loved ones who have died, or who just aren’t available for one reason or another. Holidays can also bring a sense of overwhelm to quite a … Read More
The Periodic Soothing Absence of Noise
We are surrounded with so much noise on a daily basis! There’s all kinds of noise: traffic, construction, machinery, t.v., etc. For some, this doesn’t seem to be a big problem. For others, it can feel like they’re being constantly bombarded with harsh sounds, which put their nerves on edge. There can be a lot … Read More
Are You Afraid of the Future?
So many people are feeling a new level of stress in their lives! They’re fearful and feel like they have no control over many of the issues they care about deeply. Much of this increased stress has come about as a result of our recent election. I’ve seen it with my clients, and I’ve seen … Read More
My Holiday Wish for You!
It’s that time of the year again, when our thoughts turn toward family, friends, good food, and holiday gatherings. We have specific images and thoughts in our minds about how we want our celebration to be. We want it to be very special! We want it filled with breathtaking beauty, abundant happiness, and lots of … Read More
The Election Aftermath
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
Campaign Overload, and the Stress It Brings!
In less than two weeks, our 2016 U.S. Presidential Election will take place. Most people who I’ve spoken with, say they will be very grateful to have the mean-spirited campaigns come to an end. Many people have been feeling increasingly stressed by the pervasive anger and hostility between the two main parties and their supporters. … Read More