A Relaxed Mind is a Clear Mind

As a therapist I’m always encouraging my clients to take time and relax.  I believe we have evolved into an anxious society because we are furiously working, caregiving, trying to make ends meet and thinking that there’s not enough time in the day to do the things we want to do. I often hear,Continue reading “A Relaxed Mind is a Clear Mind”

Be Curious.

AaronRodgers could not have said it better regarding his isolation retreat: “Be curious. Not judgmental. We are all on our own path, and doing things like this helps me find a greater sense of peace and love for life.” How many can actually say their journey is peaceful? How many are actually working to makeContinue reading “Be Curious.”

Motivation Monday – Anger Management

Anger is an emotion. We have all been angry at one time or another. It IS okay to be angry. It is NOT ok to STAY angry nor is it healthy. What we do with our anger is most important. We must look for ways to channel it through healthy, productive ways. No one saidContinue reading “Motivation Monday – Anger Management”

2022 – My Hope for All

Another year has arrived. The last two have been quite unforgettable. 2022 is sure to not disappoint! I have no resolutions for the New Year as I have in the past but I have much resolve. I am determined to continue to focus on what is important to me and the goals I have setContinue reading “2022 – My Hope for All”

We Need A Little Christmas – 2021

Christmas tradition in our family included going to church on Christmas Eve to the candlelight service. We would then gather at my aunts house which was down the same street from my home where she had prepared a program of activities. She played piano. We would sing Christmas carols, have dinner and were allowed toContinue reading “We Need A Little Christmas – 2021”

Hope is NOT a plan.

Saying to someone who may be suicidal, depressed, anxious or suffering any mental health concern, “I hope they get the help they need“ without any action to actually help them is no different then saying the exact same thing to someone who becomes critically injured physically who can’t help themselves and requires medical attention. WhenContinue reading “Hope is NOT a plan.”

Texas New Abortion Law – We have Stepped to a New Low

We can debate all day what causes babies to be born and different birth control methods. That will not solve the problem but only perpetuates the problem. The new abortion law in Texas will increase YOUR tax dollars as it forces women to have children they cannot afford to raise. We would like to thinkContinue reading “Texas New Abortion Law – We have Stepped to a New Low”

Monday Motivation – Reach out. Don’t Give Up.

Today is a new day. If today is one of those days where you’re saying to yourself “I hate my life” or “I don’t want to be here“, please know that whatever you’re going through will eventually resolve itself and that there are better days ahead. Sometimes things have to get worse before they getContinue reading “Monday Motivation – Reach out. Don’t Give Up.”