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Six Stages of Covid-19 Acceptance

I enjoy my fantasy of being able to control things, it makes the world feel safer and more manageable. My illusions of control over my life have been severely challenged by this pandemic. I think that has been true for many of us. I enjoy my fantasy of being able to control things, it makes […]

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Love Yourself: You’ll Like Others More

Brené Brown (my researcher crush) says that we can only be as compassionate with others as we are with ourselves. I remember when I first read this, it was a big blow. I considered myself a very compassionate person however I was also incredibly perfectionistic and harsh with myself. This just did not compute for […]

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Reject Being Likable!

There are two common things I hear in my office. One is that clients are often wondering how to find people who they can really connect with. The second is people are often afraid to be truly seen due to fear of rejection. What I have learned is that people often settle for being, nice […]

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Keep A Gratitude List

Gratitude Monday: Keep It Simple! Try A Gratitude List.

“When I started counting my blessings, my whole life turned around.” ~Willie Nelson A Month of Gratitude This November, we are practicing a month of gratitude. Each Monday, we want to share a new gratitude practice with you! Ongoing research suggests that gratitude activities may improve life satisfaction (Seligman, Steen, Park, & Peterson, 2005). Last week we […]

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November: A Month of Gratitude

November: A Month of Gratitude

“Acknowledging the good that you already have in your life is the foundation for all abundance.” ~Eckhart Tolle This November, we’re choosing to focus on gratitude. November seems like a perfect time, and not just because of the American practice of celebrating Thanksgiving. As Dr. Sarah and I have mentioned in previous posts (here and […]

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