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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

Virtual Depression and Relationships – – How getting back to basics can get you back out there

Virtual Depression and Relationships – – How getting back to basics can get you back out there

Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Plenty of Fish, Grinder, Adult friend finder, Tinder, OK Cupid – – I’d have to think a bit to name the plethora of dating and social media apps that are out there. How many of you 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

It’s Okay to be Selfish--getting your needs met

It’s Okay to be Selfish--getting your needs met

I feel one of the most prominent concepts amongst the theories I learned from past psychologists was Abraham Maslow’s hierarchy of (human) needs.  Our very basic needs are