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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

How to Deal with Emotional Pain

how-to-deal-with-emotional-painWhen I talk to clients about how to deal with emotional pain, sometimes they know right away what I am talking about, the pain of the death of a loved one, rejection from someone close, separation from family. Other times people will look at me blankly and say they don’t experience emotional pain, that nothing is “going on” in their life. But emotional pain can be so much more than the obvious. It can be that lingering shame that we are not good enough, the guilt of past … Continue Reading

Beating Procrastination – Save Yourself the Anxiety

Beating ProcrastinationDo it today, and save yourself anxiety tomorrow!

In a previous blog I mentioned that you can help lower your general anxiety by not procrastinating (4 Things You Can Do Right Now to Lower Anxiety). After thinking about it I decided to give the issue a little more attention.

See I have this friend, and as we were getting to know each other I realized that if there was something stressful or difficult she had to do, she would do it immediately. I was with … Continue Reading

7 Ways to Cope with Stress During the Holidays

We all know what the Holiday’s are supposed to be about; the birth of Jesus, family, friends, giving, and of course good food. However, by about December 10th (or even sooner) the stress of the season can overshadow all of this.

Cope with Stress during Holidays

We can become consumed with buying the “right” gift, throwing the “right” party, and of course attending everyone’s Christmas, brunch, lunch, dinner, or party. We lose ourselves and come January 1 we’re exhausted, and oftentimes, miserable. … Continue Reading