Intentions vs. Resolutions

We are already a couple weeks into 2018 and dare I ask how new year's resolutions are going. Truth be told I geek out a bit when the new year rolls around and there is an excuse for looking to explore, improve, or change.  I always find it hard to pick one big thing to … Continue reading Intentions vs. Resolutions

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2017: The Year of Questions

When I thought of what to label 2017 as I write my year-in-review there were many ways it could have gone. The Year of "Healing," "Surviving," or even "Treading Along." But when I dug a little deeper I began to see the questions that arose in my life this past year. 2016 was a rough … Continue reading 2017: The Year of Questions

8 Reasons Why You Should Journal Right Now

If you know me well enough, you know I love to write and a huge part of my writing practice has been journaling.  It allows me to get my own thoughts out of my mind. Processing, venting, celebrating – whatever the action – journaling gives me the channel to literally record my own life's story. … Continue reading 8 Reasons Why You Should Journal Right Now

Unexpected Gratitude

We are lucky.  We are afforded the opportunity to take a day, to stop everything and simply be grateful for the people, experiences and things in our lives. The problem is that it is harder and harder to truly stop and be grateful in the midst of premature holiday shopping and festivity planning.  It is harder … Continue reading Unexpected Gratitude

Perspective 

I'm a proponent of therapy.  I think the objectivity of a third party to help you look at things with a clearer focus and vision, to allow you to get out of your own way, can be very healthy. About six months ago a friend told me I should see a grief counselor. In a … Continue reading Perspective