It’s a tough question: “How would you describe your relationship with your parents, growing up?” I have asked many clients this question. And in some of my quieter moments, the question also sits with me. Our relationship with our parents will stay with us John Lennon was wrong: “Love is NOT all you need…” As … More Love is Supposed to be Unconditional, But You Feel Unsettled by It?
For article, “Living a Life That You Don’t Have to Escape From,” click on photo.
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Today, whatever you do with your day, take time to something that helps you to recharge. If we wait until things are just right before we will take care of ourselves, we may never do it. Well being is not just what we do. Well being happens as we invest time in being well. “Mental … More Living a Life That You Don’t Need to Escape From
“The story of our recovery is the story of our relationships.” Relationships are the place where we will experience our greatest heights. And our lowest depths. But without at least a few close relationships, we cannot become all of who we can be. Conflict in our relationships is stressful and disruptive. We often think that … More The Story of Your Recovery is Told Through Your Relationships
It’s a good thing to hold onto your dreams. But sometimes we have to let them go. Letting go of our dreams can be one of the toughest things to do. For article, “Let Go of Your Dreams and Bring on the Party!” click on photo
1 | Build a sense of empowerment, not a victim mentality No matter how difficult things feel, they can do something to help themselves or their situation. 2 | Parent with a sense of values, but not with a sense of guilt All parents can feel guilt over mistakes we have made, but guilt … More 13 Things that Families Can Do to Raise Mentally Strong Kids
I ate my Valentine’s chocolates in one shot. All 8 of them. All that is left is a bunch of crumbled tinfoil. Usually I am glad that it’s over. But Valentine’s has disturbed me this year. It’s made me realize that our planet seems to be leaking more than energy or oil. We are on … More As a Planet, Are We Losing Our Love?
7 Dumb-ass reasons why Valentines Day makes me say “Thank You” ___ “Well, here comes another Valentine’s Day, the most perplexing..I don’t know what it is exactly. Is it a national holiday? Nope. It’s a “put pressure on your relationship” day.” Joe Doe I am not a romantic person and I am not a fan of … More How to Rescue Valentines Day from Perfectionism and Guilt?
Letting go is often the path to discovering that the life we have is exactly the life that we most needed. For article, “Let Go of Your Dreams and Bring on the Party!” click on photo