Mindfulness

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. 

Your inner child – – How it can tell you what you need

Your inner child – – How it can tell you what you need

If you’re not familiar with the concept of your inner child, it’s your original or true self.  It’s that self that is you before life happened.  It’s you before

The Greatest Love of All – – You are

The Greatest Love of All – – You are

Singles Awareness Day, SAD (Seasonal Affective Disorder), Anti-Valentine’s Day, Valentine’s Day, and now—according to Hallmark—Galentine’s Day.  Whatever it is to you, I wholeheartedly believe

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

“You are alone?” – – “Why yes I am.”

“You are alone?” – – “Why yes I am.”

In thinking how to write about what I feel were some valuable messages I gained on a recent vacation, I just cannot think how to write them in the form of a blog with tips.  It really is more of