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A letter of encouragement

Dear Reader, I am writing to you and yet, we may have never met in person.  The hope is that as you read on it may feel as though I know part of you. More importantly, as you read on you get in touch with a part of yourself. In the last twenty years I have sat with hundreds of...[ read more ]

3 life areas that will benefit when you use the power of a pause

3 life areas that will benefit when you use the power of a pause Life at times can be busy. Ideally, we want to buy into the idea that life will only be as busy as we allow it to be. I do not know about you, but when I read that statement it feels like it is something I...[ read more ]

HOW TO FEEL LIKE YOU ARE AT THE BEACH WHEN YOUR PATIENCE IS TESTED

HOW TO FEEL LIKE YOU ARE AT THE BEACH WHEN YOUR PATIENCE IS TESTED Let me start this post by being brutally honest. I struggle at times with patience. I am an expert at thinking and acting quickly. Does it serve me well? Sometimes. Other times I need to slow it down.  Magic happens when you slow down.  I have...[ read more ]

DEAR MOMS AND DADS, ICE CREAM AT BREAKFAST AND COOKIES AT LUNCH DOES NOT EQUAL YOU BEING A BAD PARENT

DEAR MOMS AND DADS, ICE CREAM AT BREAKFAST AND COOKIES AT LUNCH DOES NOT EQUAL YOU BEING A BAD PARENT Here we are at week 8 (but what feels like week 68) of staying in our homes. What has been frequently surfacing in sessions is ……parent guilt. Guilt is saying it gently. It is being expressed through painful tears. Parents...[ read more ]

To The Woman

TO THE WOMAN To the young woman who worked hard to earn her HS diploma and may not walk, your disappointment is valid. The stage wanted you. To the woman who hustled countless hours in college and counted down to May 2020. Your professors wanted to hand you that diploma. To the woman who started her first job excited and...[ read more ]

3 TIPS TO SCHEDULING AND GETTING THE MOST OUT OF YOUR ONLINE GET TOGETHERS

3 TIPS TO SCHEDULING AND GETTING THE MOST OUT OF YOUR ONLINE GET TOGETHERS As weeks pass themes appear to be popping up in my personal life and my work with clients.  Two weeks ago, there was an overwhelming call out for people.  Sounds simple enough.  Life a month ago that was simple.  For example, imagine a single person living...[ read more ]

An Unexpected Invitation to be reminded of our Values and how we are showing up and RSVPing YES!

An Unexpected Invitation to be reminded of our Values and how we are showing up and RSVPing YES! So many invitations were to be going out this month. From birthday to weddings, from proms to scholarship dinners. The months and years of planning for one special day or night suddenly and unexpectedly came to a halt. With the planning may...[ read more ]

4 BENEFITS TO HAVING A FAMILY MEETING THE DAY YOUR DISTANCE SCHOOLING STARTS

4 BENEFITS TO HAVING A FAMILY MEETING THE DAY YOUR DISTANCE SCHOOLING STARTS Tomorrow is a big day for parents, teachers, and students in Lee County, Florida.  It is a day I imagine most, if not all of us would never have imagined occurring.  Like some of you, there have been many times I wished I was a fly on...[ read more ]

Things I learned being in private practice and helping others during the unexpected.

Things I learned being in private practice and helping others during the unexpected Are you feeling like you are on a roller coaster? I do.  You already know I don’t care for flying so you guessed it. Not a fan of roller coasters. If I did like them, I imagine it might look something like this.  Weeks before going to...[ read more ]

3 Opportunities to Nurture Friendships When You Feel Alone

3 Opportunities to Nurture Friendships When You Feel Alone Life can feel insanely busy. Yes, we must manage our time, commitments, and even the expectations we have for ourselves. Yep, we “give away our time” when we scroll on Facebook or binge watch on Netflix some may say. Others may call out and encourage you to say “no” occasionally. You...[ read more ]



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