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?
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?
Danish researchers at the Happiness Research Institute researched 1095 Facebook users and compared regular users to those who took a week off. They found: A better social life. Finding it easier to concentrate. Being in a better mood. Wasting less time. Rather than using Facebook, people used their time to talk to each other, call … More Take a Week off Facebook and You Will Improve Your Mental Health
Grace will not break it’s way into your life. Grace can use your circumstances, relationships and your vulnerabilities to quietly help you to bend around your brokenness. You may feel broken by addiction, depression, family, abuse, rejection, pain or by the consequences of your actions. These things may feel like they have broken you. Your … More If You Feel Broken, Remember that Grace Makes Beauty Out of Ugly Things
For article, “I was Addicted to Facebook Likes but I Actually Hated Myself,” click on the photo. I write articles that talk about the kind of changes I am trying to make in my own life. I hope that my writing also helps you. My topics include addiction and mental health recovery, relationships, and personal … More How to Feel Worthy of Healing and Recovery
For article, “What Gets You Through the Hard Times,” click on the photo. I write articles about wellness, leadership, parenting and personal growth. My hope is to deliver the best content I can to inspire, to inform and to entertain. Sign up for my blog if you want to receive the latest and best of … More If You Are Making Mistakes, You are Changing Yourself, Changing Your World