Asking questions for connection

Asking questions for connection

My husband and I often joke that I am a “professional question asker”. My job as a therapist is to get to know and understand people on a much deeper level in order to help them with issues in their life. Many times in my work, I have to teach people about...
Do you get in your own way through self-sabotage?

Do you get in your own way through self-sabotage?

As you’re trying to accomplish goals for 2020, I thought it would be good to share a common issue I see that comes between people meeting their goals: self-sabotage. Do you get in your own way through self-sabotage? I work with a lot of people who struggle with...
Reflections of the past decade

Reflections of the past decade

Welcome to the year 2020. A new decade. I enjoy milestone moments that make me think back to all the things God has done in my life in the past and look forward to all He will do in the future. There are so many things that have changed in me and my life that caused...
Make long lasting changes

Make long lasting changes

Happy beginning of 2020! I’ve been spending the week with clients processing how to start this year in a healthy way. So many people desire to make long lasting changes this year. People want more of something. More health. More time. More money. A more healthy...
Meet the goals you set this year

Meet the goals you set this year

Now that Christmas is past, we can focus on the fact that it’s almost the end of 2019! A new year is about to begin which gives us all an opportunity to think about what goals we intentionally want to strive towards in 2020 and reflect on the ones we did or...
Emotional boundaries during the holidays

Emotional boundaries during the holidays

Clients tell me all the time, “I hate the holidays”. There’s many stressors for people as they attend family gatherings and try to meet everyone’s expectations for the season. One way to decrease holiday stress is to set firm emotional boundaries during the...
Keep your connection during the holidays

Keep your connection during the holidays

Does your relationship get lost in the hustle and bustle of the holiday season? Holidays can be too busy. I often hear couples get caught up in making everyone happy, that they forget to focus on their number one relationship- their marriage! It can be hard to stay...
Stay balanced this holiday season

Stay balanced this holiday season

Trees, decorating, Christmas cards, parties, school programs, family gatherings and traditions, wrapping, baking, shopping and MORE shopping. It’s exhausting to even think about all the ‘to do’s’ during the holidays. Because of this, it’s hard to...
Give Gifts By Love Languages

Give Gifts By Love Languages

Yes thanksgiving is on Thursday, but that means it’s time to start thinking about Christmas shopping. Finding the perfect gift is on everyone’s mind. This year, try to give gifts that say ‘I love you’ to your friends and family by matching it...
A Mindset of Gratitude

A Mindset of Gratitude

Gratitude. There are days I lose sight of it more than others. When life is crazy busy, I find myself saying, “I wish I had…” so much more than I say, “I’m so glad I have…”. I don’t always have a mindset of gratitude,...