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Living Well Connection (Part II)

Living Well Connection IIIn my last blog I ended with a call to vulnerability, a call to be the most real version of you. I know many of you may be thinking “how on earth am I supposed to do that?” Living well starts by embracing your own story and finding, through all the mess, a place of worthiness.

We spend so much time trying to run from our story, to not face ourselves and the pain, confusion, shame, guilt, and fear we may be … Continue Reading

Living Well Connection (Part I)

Living Well Connection

I believe that one of the most (if not THE most) integral parts of a joyful, happy, fulfilling, whole life is a connection with others. It lets us know we are not alone, allows us to feel loved and love others, and gives us a place to belong. Unfortunately many of us are going through life without fully knowing the pleasure of true connection. We hide parts of ourselves so others cannot see. We feel shame and guilt for … Continue Reading

Trusting Your Feelings

Trusting Your FeelingsI’m about to tell you something people never expect to hear from a counselor…

Your feelings are not to be trusted!

Many times feelings are impostors, and trusting your feelings and acting upon them could end up sabotaging relationships, marriages, and even life. I hear it all the time in my office, “I’m not happy”, “I don’t love him anymore”, “I am so angry at…”, “I feel like…(insert mildly destructive behavior here)”.

Often when we get a feeling, we run with it, and allow … Continue Reading