Monthly Archives: August 2016

Black and White Thinking

August 31, 2016

       Growing up with an alcoholic parent, we were taught to see things in extremes.  It was either the best possible thing that could ever happen, or the worst possible thing that could ever happen.  Our parents had…

Picking Our Partners

August 11, 2016

One of the most important decisions we make in our lives is who we decide to spend it with.  Obviously, romantic partners aren’t the only people i’m referring to, but for today that is what I would like to focus…

Being Supportive

August 11, 2016

When we are choosing the people in our lives, we like to pick ones that comfort us and support us in our times of need. Part of our relationships with these people means supporting them as well. Some of us…

Life Coaching vs Psychotherapy

August 10, 2016

I was part of a  discussion recently with life coaches and psychotherapists  on  how we felt about psychotherapy versus life coaching.  I do both psychotherapy and life coaching so it was interesting being part of a heated debate coming from both sides.  Well, the…

Direct Communication

August 04, 2016

For a long time, there was a point in our lives where the things we were saying were not being heard. Nobody was listening, and we didn’t understand. But we saw our mothers and fathers get things done in more…