• The paradox of our time in history is that we have taller buildings but shorter tempers…

    SOMETHING TO PONDER: George Carlin George Carlin's wife died early in 2008 and George followed her, dying in July 2008. It is ironic George Carlin - comedian of the 70's and 80's - could write something so very eloquent and so very appropriate. An observation by George Carlin: The paradox of our time in history is that we have taller buildings but shorter tempers, wider Freeways, but narrower viewpoints. We spend more, but have less, we buy more, but enjoy less. We have bigger houses and smaller families, more conveniences, but less time. We have more degrees but less sense, more knowledge, but less judgment, more experts, yet more problems, more…

  • Did you forget about your sanity?

    The weather is starting to shape up and be nicer so more things to do, right?! Well... yes, more often than not, many of us think about all the activities and/or events the warmer weather brings also what we need to get done now that the weather isn’t keeping us inside like (yardwork and spring cleaning to mention just a couple) you are leaving out the most important thing..YOU!!! Knowing how busy you are on the daily basis the last most commonly forgotten is you. Don’t let this important aspect put a damper on family and friend fun activities and events. Here are 24 ways to take care of YOU!…

  • Things I’d like to say to my younger self

    Do you have things you can think of that you would like to say to your younger maybe teenage self, I know that when I was a teenager this age was tough for me. Not only was it tough to navigate this already tough transitional period of life but I also found myself not being very nice to myself.... UGH! I would tell myself that you are allowed and encouraged to dream the biggest dreams I would tell myself I LOVE myself and always will I would tell myself that the things that I want to say are OKAY to say out loud. I would remind myself that I was…

  • I wonder what you will think of when life goes back to “normal”

    I wonder if you will remember what it was like staying in your house almost 24/7 for the last month. I wonder if you will remember that cooking in with your family was not all that bad. I wonder if you will remember that your parents and grandparents need and want to be with you even when a virus is present and could essentially kill them. I wonder if you will remember that you are strong enough, smart enough and determined enough to handle everything that life throws at you. I wonder if you will remember when you do finally go back to work or go back to school that…

  • 5 Uplifting Journal Prompts

    Journal writing like get a pen and paper and write, YES 🙂 This might seem much like a before 2020 thing and you are right it was much more popular before social media and getting instant gratification from our friends, family and from the internet world like Google as my mother in law says "our smartest best friend", and she is absolutely right. We can ask Google, Alexa, Siri: what is the weather, add this to my shopping list (all time favorite of mine) and even text my husband and tell him I love him. Easy right, well I and many of my previous and current client have found that…

  • Different ways you can experience Anxiety

    The way you experience anxiety is different than your significant other, child, best friend experiences it. To get to know how you specifically experience anxiety can help you cope better with it. The most prevalent example of anxiety is one that everyone and I mean everyone in this world is trying to manage or cope with, the virus Covid-19. This is something no one could even dream up but it is here so we need to become aware of ourselves. Becoming aware of your experience with anxiety around the virus can create a quicker response to help alleviate the symptoms before they get worse. I can imagine someone might be…

  • Basics of Mental Health

    Mental Health It has been always known that mental health can be a very tricky aspect of anyone's life. Common Terms Two terms defined that are important for anyone with a penny and a problem so thats everyone including you 🙂 Mental Health This term has been around since us humans have been alive so FOREVER AGO! As a society especially here in the United States we have not been great about being open about problems that we face daily. It is like society just wanted to ignore that people and  experiences can be less than perfect. Reality then hit, mental health illness and diagnoses are a very real and…

  • Gone for a while but I am Back

    Wondering where I have been? Let's start off with a HELLO 🙂 I am so happy to be back talking with all of you again! Where to start...  No sugarcoating needed. I had another baby about two months ago so thats where I have been. Hiding at home with our two year old little girl and now a new baby boy. As you can imagine it has been nothing short of an adjustment to say the least. An amazing one for all of us. I am also so thrilled to be back working, this work brings so much energy and motivation to my life. If you have been with me…

  • Ways to support your teenager through a Rough Time

    Are you finding that your son or daughter is being a little more isolated, non-cooperative and maybe even lashing out on you or siblings?   If you are finding a hard time with your teenager, read on. I want to give you some options to help alleviate some stress/overwhelm in your home. Do you remember what it was like being a teenager… oh my goodness do I ever! Do you remember what it was like going back to school every year even if its in the same school. Do you recall ever feeling out of place, I’m sure you can feel as an adult a little bit of insecurity with…

  • Medication…. is that my only option?

    More can be done to help improve your mood than a prescription for a non-magical pill.   Have you been you been to your primary doctor lately and taken a questionnaire that talks about how you have been feeling lately? This is the primary test that is given to 99% of individuals that then are recommended to seek medication to help their mood.     According to studies conducted by Mental Health America  state some facts that may bring your eye brows to heighten. Estimated 43 million American adults have a known mental health diagnosis 6 of those adults experience suicidal thoughts and feelings A rise in our youths mental…