The Importance of Self-Care

Today’s blog is all about taking care of yourself. I hear excuses all the time, including my own, like: i’m too tired, there just isn’t enough time, I don’t really know what self-care is…and isn’t self-care selfish? If you never take your car to the gas station, what happens? You run out of gas. Most of us are …

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Holding onto Ghosts

Many of us have held onto feelings and memories about the past: old loves, friendships, and even jobs. I started thinking about this through my own experience of holding on instead of letting go.  Through life’s many experiences and journeys, we go can through a perpetual process of holding on and letting go, kind of …

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Small Steps

This week’s video challenge is about small steps. When we set goals we often look at the big picture and then get upset when our big plans don’t work out or everything falls through. In my work and in my own life I focus on creating small steps to get to my bigger goals. Focusing …

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Life Changing Moments

In my most recent video, I put out a challenge to think about a life-changing moment or an a-ha moment and to contemplate what gift or lesson that moment taught you. It got me thinking about some of my own life-changing moments and the impact they have had on my life. The two I mentioned …

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What Is Love?

Love. What is love and what is it not? Our understanding of what love is can get a little blurry. I got to thinking about what real love looks like when I was recently asked to write an article about love. https://www.floridacurrents.com/ I sit with couples every day who are trying to hold onto, or remember, …

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The Wizard Of Oz

I want to talk today about the importance of small and big goals, and our perspective on how we set them. When we set goals, we can get overwhelmed. Perhaps we think we have to know what our long-term goals should be, and how we are going to achieve them…while wishing we could achieve right …

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The Plant

After its long time suffering, I finally accepted its “passing on” and removed a dead plant from my office. As I replaced it with a vibrant, new plant, I saw the plant as metaphor for how we hold on and let go of relationships, and that to let go means having to accept the “death” …

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5 Ways to Cope with Anxiety

Anxiety can affect each of us. It can come in waves, always be around or, you may barely notice it. Anxiety can be overwhelming, frustrating and exhausting…anxiety can be downright annoying when it gets in the way of you living your life. It can also lead to panic attacks, well those can be downright scary. …

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Top 6 Ways to Nurture Your Relationship

1. Create Rituals of Connection What are rituals of connection? Dr. John Gottman discusses the importance of creating ways to connect to each other. Creating rituals is important because it creates a commitment to each other; our rituals form a spoken and unspoken agreement to come together and honor the relationship, creating an intimate connection …

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Celebrate Life

This week is my birthday week and so I thought I would write about celebrating life. This year marks a year of growth and change. I have been so thankful for all the ups and downs in my life, and the lessons and gifts that came with those ups and downs. Today’s is a short …

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