Are You Resilient and Don’t Even Know It?

April 6th, 2017

I have been called “strong” as long as I can remember; however, these remarks often perplexed me. What is it about me that appears so strong? I certainly don’t feel strong! If they only knew how afraid I was they wouldn’t be saying this at all. Inside, I am a frightened little girl waiting for the next traumatic event to befall my life. ... Read More

Are You Giving Up On Your Dream Too Soon?

March 19th, 2017

  Do you feel like you are going nowhere? That no matter how hard you work to achieve your big dream, it feels forever out of reach? I imagine you’ve even entertained the notion of giving up more often than you’d like to admit. I hear you, brothers and sisters, because I have too. There’s no shame in questioning if our dream will e... Read More

The First Step to Empowerment is Always the Hardest

September 29th, 2016

The first step to healing is the hardest one. It is the time we feel the most afraid. It’s the time we have decided that we don’t want to live as we have been living, but are unsure what to do.  We feel confused because we thought we knew what we were doing, but entertain the notion that maybe we don’t. We frighten ourselves by thinking... Read More

The Importance of Recognizing “Blue Sky” Moments During Your Storm

May 19th, 2016

“Hope is important because it can make the present moment less difficult to bear. If we believe that tomorrow will be better, we can bear a hardship today.” ~Thich Nhat Hanh Last week I began to share a story with a client I’ll call Sally. Just a few short words in, I found myself welling up with tears. My reaction shocked me a bit becaus... Read More