Career and Work

Counselor’s Motivational – – How to not get caught in the comparison trap

Counselor’s Motivational – – How to not get caught in the comparison trap

Comparing yourself to others can make you feel stressed, anxious, depressed, and many other bodily symptoms that can be connected with your mind or thoughts.  You just don’t feel good

A Counselor’s Review— 10 ways to silence your inner critic

A Counselor’s Review— 10 ways to silence your inner critic

If you happen to be watching American Idol, this season’s contestants are phenomenally talented!  They each seem to have found their authenticity. It’s a pretty diverse group.  Not all of them realized, as pointed out by the judges, just how good they really are. 

A Counselor’s Thoughts on Indecisiveness – – How can we get through to the other side?

A Counselor’s Thoughts on Indecisiveness – – How can we get through to the other side?

With each new year, many of us ponder on things we might like to change. What do you want to add to your life? What could you benefit from getting rid of? Do you want to

A Counselor’s Review On The Science of Happiness— 10 Tips from Positive Psychology’s Theory of Well Being

A Counselor’s Review On The Science of Happiness— 10 Tips from Positive Psychology’s Theory of Well Being

I was thrilled at the above topic of presentation by Sushama Kirtikar, a fellow counselor, at our monthly Suncoast Mental Health Counselors Association meeting.  Although we mostly are counselors in private practice, and are small business owners, we don’t sell anything.  Yet

A Counselor’s Review—Your relationship bill of rights

A Counselor’s Review—Your relationship bill of rights

In our graduate school program, It was recommended that we, “sit on the other side of the sofa” for at least a year.  This was to give us the benefit of what it would feel like to