Three ways to stop feeling lonely


Do you know why loneliness feels so bad?  In this individualistic culture, we get so ashamed that we can’t do everything all by ourselves. This discourse that you are weak or wrong if you need other people can really do…

How do I get off my anti-depressants?


  There are many reasons to use Anti-depressants. Read about them here: Deciding to drug.  If they are benefitting you, and you are happy, stay the course. There is nothing weak about feeling depressed, anxious or taking medicine. There are also…

Why you take things personally


“Sometimes when people think they’re putting obstacles in your path, they’re actually laying your stepping-stones. You just got to recognize them as one and the same” ~Daniel Black  “Perfect Peace” Do you take things personally?  Something goes wrong in your…

Let it Go Like Water off a Duck’s Back


  Ever reference a cliché to a teenager and they have no idea what you are talking about? I said, “Like water off a duck’s back” to a client the other day, and she gave me that “What’s-off-who’s-now?” look.  I…

How To Write An Affirmation That Works


By definition, affirmation is “a declaration that something is true.” And also known as “a form of prayer that focuses on a positive outcome.” So how do you write an affirmation that works? But it is not as simple as looking in…

Positive, Present Tense, Repetition, High Emotion


When I was in grade school, I went to a memory improvement workshop. The leader taught us four important elements to improving memory skills. They are positive, present tense, repetition, and high emotion. They are hard to write without yelling….

You Are The Welcome-est Person Ever


“Thank You”s feed the world. Being appreciated infuses joy into our body, boosts our spirits, and makes us willing and energized to do more and be more. Appreciation is the food of the soul.  You can call it many different…

You Are Not Alone


People are in such pain. And they feel so alone in it. I know they are not alone. I’ll prove it. I am sure some of you can relate to some of these feelings. You. You are not alone! Did…