Grieving is the response to loss, particularly the loss of someone you cared for. Most people imagine that you grieve someone that has passed on in death. However, we grieve so much more. We grieve people who are even still alive. We grieve the loss of relationships, friendships, the past, missed opportunities. Anything you caredContinue reading “You can Grieve… and Move on”
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You Always Have a Choice
Sometimes life gets really difficult to face. Sometimes we feel hopeless and helpless. We question the universe and wonder what have we done to deserve this. It can become a challenge to figure things out and to solve those problems. It doesn’t help that the problems can feel gigantic. They feel so heavy. Like we’reContinue reading “You Always Have a Choice”
You are Seen!
How do people do it? How do so many people appear to have everything altogether? How do they manage to have such picture perfect lives? With their perfect bodies, perfect homes, perfect meals, perfect pets, perfect everything!! Double-Edged Sword It’s human nature to compare ourselves to other people around us. Individuals will often compare whatContinue reading “You are Seen!”
Today’s blog features my good friend and fellow Psychologist, Dr. Hannah Joharchi. Dr. Joharchi is based in California. She specializes in trauma, codependency, PTSD, and challenges associated with sexual identity and orientation. I am honored to have Dr. Joharchi share her knowledge and insight. If you would like to obtain more information about Dr. JoharchiContinue reading “Homophobia-Yikes!”
You Can be Happy!
Let’s imagine that you just walked into an office for your dream job. You are feeling excited and nervous all at the same time. The interviewer begins to ask you a series of questions about your work experience, your strengths, weaknesses…Then out of nowhere, one of the questions is “What makes you happy?” Would thisContinue reading “You Can be Happy!”
You Can Take a Different Path!
The American Dream What is this idea of “the American dream?” This idealistic view of what you’re supposed to achieve in life. You’re supposed to get good grades, go to college, graduate, and start your decently paying career. After you move up in the company, you purchase the single family home with the white picketContinue reading “You Can Take a Different Path!”
You Can Get Through Tough Times!
Life can really get difficult. Sometimes life throws some real curveballs at you and we start to feel so down, angry, and depressed about the way life is unfolding for us. The universe becomes the enemy and we begin interrogating it, asking different questions about why bad things always happen to you. Why does itContinue reading “You Can Get Through Tough Times!”
You Can Ask for What You Want!
Dear Santa… Christmas seems to be the only time of year where it is socially acceptable to ask for things that you want. As a child, we all ask Santa to bring us very specific items. Some children even write letters and send their requests to the North Pole. There is no shame associated withContinue reading “You Can Ask for What You Want!”
You Can Take a Break!
I’ve been working on the railroad…All the live long day… Why does the world glorify being a workaholic? Someone please tell me. It’s often seen as admirable to work 80 hours per week. When you surpass the standard 40 hour week, people admire your work ethic. There are people constantly working overtime. People love stayingContinue reading “You Can Take a Break!”
You are Loveable!
Too many fish in the sea In today’s world of options and choices, dating can be pretty difficult. Online dating has become the new staple for meeting new people and potential mates. If you tell someone you met on a dating app, you’re no longer stared at with disgust. These days, it’s no big deal. Continue reading “You are Loveable!”