How to Set Emotional Boundaries

Are you the person everyone goes to for advice? Do others talk your ear off, but forget to ask how you’re doing? Do they ask you for rides or money, but never offer? Are you sick and tired of feeling emotionally drained by others? As a natural helper, healer, people pleaser and/or empath, you mayContinue reading “How to Set Emotional Boundaries”

5 Ways to Help Someone with Anxiety

It’s hard to be with a loved one when they’re anxious. You just want them to feel better, but it seems like nothing you say or do helps. Before you know it, you’re starting to feel anxious yourself! I’ve been there, and I’ve worked with many clients who have been there, too. So I wantContinue reading “5 Ways to Help Someone with Anxiety”

Why do people keep doing the same things over and over?

“Change will not come if we wait for some other person, or if we wait for some other time. We are the ones we’ve been waiting for. We are the change that we seek.” ― Barack Obama My husband has this annoying habit: He is ALWAYS looking at his phone. Including when we’re with friends and family.Continue reading “Why do people keep doing the same things over and over?”

Effective Caregiving

Mindful Monday – December 11, 2017 In my practice, I see a lot of caregivers. There are many different types of caregivers, but I specifically see many parents who are caring for adolescent or adult children with disabilities and mental illnesses. I feel a deep respect these folks because although their struggles bear some similaritiesContinue reading “Effective Caregiving”