Anxiety and Stress

Coping With A Loved One’s Trauma—How can you help?

Coping With A Loved One’s Trauma—How can you help?

In attending a seminar on trauma at the Florida Mental Health Counselors Association (FMHCA) annual conference last year, one statement stuck with me: 

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. 

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

A Counselor’s Review On Revenge—Done right

A Counselor’s Review On Revenge—Done right

We may have been, “stabbed in the back” or feel like we’ve been wronged.  Someone may have gotten the promotion at work that we were aching to get.  We could have been cheated on in a relationship, or just been, “done wrong”.