How To Create A Morning Routine

Morning routines have been recently popularized by a book call The Miracle Morning. There is even a Facebook group with thousands of followers who share tips and tricks for establishing and maintaining their respective “miracle mornings.” If all the buzz has piqued your interest, keep reading to learn how and why you might revamp your [...]

Meditation is an exercise that increases our comfort with discomfort. In other words, it makes us more emotionally resilient over time. This is the top reason I recommend it to my clients no matter what their counseling or life coaching goals. Imagine being in a stressful situation, maybe it’s an argument with your spouse or [...]

Need a Social Media Detox?

Let’s face it, most of us have a full blown social media addiction. It is just so entertaining to scroll through Instagram while waiting in line at the grocery store. Meeting a friend for lunch and she’s running late? No problem, catching up on your Facebook feed is an easy way to kill the time. [...]

Have you ever heard of the Serenity Prayer? God, grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, Courage to change the things I can, And wisdom to know the difference. It has been adopted by Alcoholics Anonymous, but I think the prayer prescribes a practice that would be beneficial to us all, [...]

Your Word for 2018

As traditional New Years resolutions fall out of fashion, new ideas pop up designed to help us regroup and decide how to progress for the next 365 days. Coming up with a word for the year is a popular approach, but figuring out a word that will carry you through the entire year can seem [...]

Free Yourself From Perfectionism

Perfectionism is one of the worst psychological traps. It is a snake eating its own tail. Being driven to take on all the responsibilities only means there are more opportunities to screw up. This is the predicament that sends the perfectionist’s anxiety sky high! Getting to the root of perfectionism takes time and the following [...]

3 Ways to Shake the Post-Holiday Blues

We spend the last months of each year decorating, indulging, anticipating, and celebrating. It is no wonder that January brings with it a bit of the post-holiday funk. Behind us is fun and festivity and in front of us is responsibility and discipline—no thank you! If you notice yourself feeling a little more lethargic and [...]

Why Everyone Needs Therapy

Here’s How Everyone Can Benefit from Therapy There’s often a stigma associated with therapy: everyone who needs therapy is broken, sick, or mentally ill. Not only is this not true, but this notion could prevent many people from seeking help, some who greatly need it. Therapy is not just for people who are struggling in [...]

What Is Discernment Counseling?   Discernment counseling is when couples seek counsel about whether or not to end their marriage. Usually this happens when a couple is on the verge of deciding to divorce. In many cases, the spouses have mixed feelings: one partner wants to save the marriage and one wants to end it. [...]

The Easy Way To Say No!

Saying no may seem more difficult than Monday morning, but if you use the following tips you will be declining anything that comes your way in no time!   Here is how you say “NO” in 4 steps: 1. Compliment/Empathize You can say no and still express well wishes. Using a compliment or empathizing with [...]

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