"I am not what has happened to me. I am what I choose to become." -- Carl Jung
During a season where we are busier than ever, here are 8 Ways to Put Yourself on Your Priority List. This is an article I found on the | SparkPeople website. Have a great day!
Ideas for an “off” day
Everyone has an "off" day. Here are some ideas that might just help in turning it around. Self-Care Series: Engaging Your Sense of SIGHT – Liz Gray, LCSW, RPT https://lizgraycounseling.com/2018/08/08/self-care-series-engaging-your-sense-of-sight/
Accept support, God sends it to us in many ways.
I am sorry, I am not able to identify the author of this story, though it is one that has been weighing on my heart the last three weeks. I'm watching a group I love going through this right now and they are drowning. As I watch them turn away the cars, boats and helicopters … Continue reading Accept support, God sends it to us in many ways.
Menopause can be scary, let us not miss out on the gifts that come with each new life phase.
Transitions in life can be painful, but there is beauty in each phase of our lives, it is important to take a pause and find the beauty and peace in each one. #peace #living #transitions #thebeautifullife #justbreathe https://www.nytimes.com/2018/08/05/opinion/the-gift-of-menopause.html
Be kind, you never know what is going on behind someone’s smile.
Just a reminder to be kind to those who serve you! I was getting my morning coffee the other day at my favorite drive thru coffee bar and one of the newer baristas asked me what I do. I explained that I am a counselor. The barista gushed all over how grateful they are that … Continue reading Be kind, you never know what is going on behind someone’s smile.
Healing Doesn’t Happen On a Desert Island
http://runwonder.com/relationships/10-things-i-learned-while-dealing-with-the-death-of-a-loved-one.html If you're grieving or know someone who is, the above article is a great read...healing doesn't happen when you treat yourself like an island, isolated. #griefandhealing #bevulnerable #supportsystem #remembertolive
Fear Based Parenting, a thing of the 2000s.
Click on the link below to read an article I believe many of us parents can relate to in some fashion. Fear based parenting greatly impacts our children and how they learn to thrive. https://www.nytimes.com/2018/07/27/opinion/sunday/motherhood-in-the-age-of-fear.html Reach out to me if you are wanting some support as a parent, if you are feeling overwhelmed and just … Continue reading Fear Based Parenting, a thing of the 2000s.