“You Are on the Fastest Route And Your Route is Clear….”

May 6, 2016 No comments yet

Thank God for Google Maps.  Honestly, I don’t know how I ever was able to manage my coming and my going without it.  The sweet, gentle guiding voice that manifests itself from my phone somehow calms my inner directional fears, gives me hope that I will somehow make my destination in the timeliest manner possible, […]

Worshipping is Good for My Brain

November 4, 2015 No comments yet

How many times are you finding yourself standing in the middle of your life, feeling a lack of safety, satisfaction or connection? Is it often? Is it once in a while? What keeps you from finding your peace, contentment and purpose? Well, if you are like me, you might be finding yourself grappling with your […]

Body Love

December 23, 2014 No comments yet

Do you ever stop to think about the extraordinary things that your body can do? My theory is that most of you do not think about what your body can do, instead you probably think about what your body can’t do. You live in a world that is constantly bombarding you with messages about how […]

Ten Forms of Distorted Thinking

December 3, 2014 No comments yet

Things aren’t always as they seem to be.  We frame our perceptions of things based on what we believe, to be true.  Aaron Beck, the psychiatrist who brought us the Beck Depression Inventory, created this list of various ways that our thinking gets twisted.  The truth becomes hard to discern when we engage in these […]

5 THINGS YOU CANNOT CHANGE

September 5, 2014 No comments yet

David Richo, PhD is an author, teacher, workshop leader, and psychotherapist who has written several books about the reality of life, relationships, and living life as a grown up.  In his book, 5 Things We Cannot Change…and the Happiness We Find by Embracing Them, Dr. Richo offers a list of realities that all humans have […]

Helping the Socially Awkward Child

August 29, 2014 No comments yet

Is your child being bullied, at school? Does your child seem to have trouble making and keeping friends? Would you describe your child as “quirky”? If yes, your child might be socially awkward. The solution is helping your child feel comfortable, in their own skin. Why doesn’t my child fit in? It is important to understand […]

Art Journaling for Therapy

August 22, 2014 No comments yet

Clients who visit my office have a lot of thoughts and ideas about what is going on in their lives.  Many will “journal” their experiences and growth.  Writing down thoughts and feelings uses a different part of the brain than talking about it to friends, family, pastors, and therapists.  Drawing and sketching likewise uses still […]

What is REALLY holding me back?!

July 14, 2014 No comments yet

The frustration between “what is” and “what could be” is a common experience. You may be asking yourself, “Why can’t I be what I want to be”? The truth is that there is something underneath the surface, of daily living, that is either motivating us to do what we do or preventing us from doing […]

Moms and Anxiety

July 14, 2014 No comments yet

Proverbs 12:25 states “Anxiety in a man’s heart weighs him down, but a good word makes him glad.”  Have you ever felt weighed down by anxiety, related to being a mom?  Below you will find some handy tips on managing anxiety and releasing the weight, from your motherly heart. Deep breathing: slow down and take a […]

Sleep Hygiene Tips

July 14, 2014 No comments yet

In a given week I hear many complaints about some type of sleep related problem. Sleep problems can be caused by many things ranging from a current worry, a recent injury, a mental health condition, or a specific type of sleep disorder, of which there are nearly 80. In many cases, following some sleep hygiene tips […]



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