Steps, Tips, Strategies & Reflections December 04, 2019 Each of us has our own life journey to take. At times it can feel as if you are stuck and you don’t know where to start to dig yourself out of the rut you are in with your job, relationship(s), health, finances, life in general. While you […]

December 4, 2019

3 Steps to Living a More Satisfying Life

January 01, 2018 January is often a time of reflection and renewal, making plans and setting goals for the New Year ahead.  Some resolutions are easily turned into SMART Goals (i.e. improve job performance to get promoted).  However, others require a bit more thought and effort, including our desire to be happier and less stressed – who […]

January 1, 2018

Personal Growth, Renewal and the Gift of Therapy in the New Year

November 29, 2017 While the holiday season may be the most wonderful time of the year for some, for others it brings about additional stress and the blues. Many others feel let-down after the holidays and the short winter days can contribute to this feeling. Listed below are small steps that you can take to help […]

November 29, 2017

10 Ways to Beat the Holiday Blues

Grounding is a set of distraction strategies focusing on the external world help detach in the moment from emotional and/or physical pain.  Grounding can be used any time, any place, anywhere to help you stay in touch with the present and remain neutral observers of your experience – avoiding judgments of ‘good’ or ‘bad’. Mental […]

November 13, 2017

3 Types of Grounding Strategies to Cope with Negative Emotions or Pain

March 25, 2017 My favorite way to relax quickly is to use abdominal or “belly” breathing. When we are worried, anxious or angry, our breathing is often shallow, irregular, rapid and high up in our chest. Our body tenses and preps us to fight off or flee from danger – real or imagined. By slowing […]

March 25, 2017

5 Steps to Using your Breath to Relax in Under 5 minutes

January 06, 2017 The New Year is often a time for reflection and creating resolutions to become an improved, healthier, happier, more successful you.  To set yourself up for success, follow the 7 steps below and create goals that are S.M.A.R.T.- Specific, Measurable, Attainable, Relevant, and Time-based; then, Evaluate and Re-do.   1.  Specific.  Create well-defined, […]

January 6, 2017

New Year, New Resolutions…7 Steps to Creating Goals You will Achieve in 2017