Whoever said “Talk is cheap” must not have had a therapist. Therapy works, but it isn’t cheap. If talk is cheap, does that mean that silence is expensive? In my practice as an Addiction Therapist, I often tell clients that I get paid per question. Therapy isn’t really talk therapy, it’s more about the questions … More The Many Silences of Recovery
Making friends with your pain, your anger is not easy. But when you allow yourself to feel, to have your pain or anger or anxiety you can stop fighting. You save your energy so you can invest it in living. It’s difficult. I know. I am facing some uncomfortable emotions and pain that is honestly … More Can You Make Friends With Your Anger?
Writing a post like this is going to worry some people that I know. Some may wonder if I have been drinking too much Christmas wine and think that maybe I’ve got a hangover. I don’t. It’s kind of an expectation that we are positive and excited about Christmas, and in most ways I am. … More Do You Feel that Sometimes Christmas Makes You Feel A Little Down?
For article, “The Words You Use to Describe Your Life May Be Making You Unhappy” click on the photo.
Scientists estimate that you think 70,000 thoughts each day. No wonder why you feel tired! 70,000 thoughts, yet all that I can get out of my 17 year old is that his day was “fine.” It takes 15 minutes of work to get one word. Getting to the other 69,999 might just drive me nuts… … More Are Your Words Getting in Your Way?
Is the shorthand-version-of-your-day helping you to live the life that you want? Or is it getting in your way? For article “The Words You Use to Describe Your Life May Be Making You Unhappy” click on photo.
15 Uncommon words that will help you create a richer, fuller experience of your mental health “Words often represent a very partial, and sometimes misleading, account of what we actually feel.” David Wallin A word is not really just one word. Let’s say that you travel to Hawaii on an 8 hour plane ride … More The Words You Use to Describe Your Life May Be Making You Unhappy