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Accept Your Suffering

It’s just like any standard Saturday afternoon. Well, at least a standard Saturday afternoon for you. You’ve gotten dressed for the day and are about to head out. You start crying. Why? Because even though you hadn’t been focusing on it for a few minutes, your momentary relief is quickly severed as you resume thinking[…]

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The Waiting Game: Getting Help When You Need It

“I just have too much going on right now. I don’t have time”. “I have too many appointments already. I’ll never be able to squeeze another one in”. “There’s absolutely no way. I have too much to do right now. This would only add more stress to my plate”. Avoiding Help Sound familiar? These are[…]

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3 Easy Steps: How To Be Less Reactive

1. Understand Why It’s Important Not To Be Reactive We have all replied to that email a little to quickly. You are most definitely not alone in having said something and immediately regretting it. Even the best of us react at times without thoroughly thinking things through. Unfortunately, some more than others have a tendency[…]

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You May Be Harming Yourself By Avoiding The Doctor

  Someone who loves you have probably given you a hard time about not seeing a doctor at least once in your life. Maybe your mother bothers you to schedule that 6 month dental cleaning. Maybe your husband or wife bugs you to get that mole checked. Maybe your friend gives you a judgmental look[…]

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You Want A Different Life: What Are You Doing About It?

You’re sitting at your desk at work thinking about your life. You were never this type of person until the beginning of last year. Your thoughts swim as you continue wondering how you got here. 3 months go by. You find yourself in the same position, at the same desk, thinking the same thoughts. Feeling[…]

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Emotion Mind

Do you manage your emotions or do your emotions manage you? Oftentimes when people find themselves reacting to situations in ways they regret, it is because they are acting based on off of how they feel. Put another way, their emotions are in control. Have you ever texted your ex when you were feeling lonely only to[…]

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When You Want Instant Results

In today’s society instant gratification has become the norm. Feeling lonely? If you post on Facebook you can instantly get likes and comments from people to make you feel more connected. Feeling confused about a new product you just bought? Look it up online or call someone on your cell to help. A typical concern[…]

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What Happy Couples Do: Talk About Sex, Baby

Even in our day and age we are bombarded by images of women in lingerie on prime time television. We hear Salt-N-Pepa songs replay on the radio. Alyssa Milano often makes headlines for her activism surrounding breast feeding in public. In this context, it might be hard to imagine that anyone has difficulty discussing sex[…]

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Manage Your Emotions, Change Your Life

When you think of people who need to learn how to better control their emotions, some stereotypes may come to mind. Flashes quickly pass of people who have a drug addiction, are suicidal, or need anger management. It may be easier to see how people who go from 0 to 100% at the smallest provocation[…]