It is likely that you are already familiar with boundaries in your life, although, you may refer to them as something else. Rules, laws, rituals, guidelines, limits, and goals are all different ways to describe boundaries. But what are they exactly? Boundaries are the limits you place with yourself and with others in relation to […]
Baby It’s Hot Outside
“If June was this hot, what will it be like in July and August?” “I mean, I like it hot, but not this hot.” “It’s so hot the chickens are laying hard boiled eggs!” “I’m melting!” Just about everywhere I go, I hear the collective grumbling about our early hot weather. We joke about ice […]
Should I stay or should I go? What to do with my therapist?
Picture this: you finally get the courage to seek out counseling, you have your first session (not knowing what to expect or look for), and you leave feeling less than seen or maybe with an “I knew this wouldn’t work attitude.” Now what? For many individuals seeking therapy there are only two options, stay and […]
Social Media – Good or Bad?
I had been a member of Facebook since 2009. The social media App was mostly used on my phone. Over the years I thought about shutting down my account, but the App made keeping up with family and friends easy and enticing. Yet, I found myself feeling increasingly disrupted over the past two years. […]
I Want Counseling, Now What?
So you have decided to focus on yourself and have started exploring the idea of counseling. Congratulations, you have taken the biggest step of all towards a healthier, stronger you. The counseling world can feel overwhelming and confusing if you are not familiar with it. Here is some information for you when you are looking […]
Are you Flourishing?
Most people are able to visit a medical doctor when their bodies tell them that something is not quite right or has unexplained pain, but what if one’s mind is trying to communicate that something feels wrong? Can you find the words? Do you feel ‘uncomfortable’ or ‘not right’ and wonder if there is a […]