Healthy Behaviors, personal growth, Unhealthy Behaviors

Ditch the Secret – Talk About It!

This is the second post inspired by Dr. Brenee Brown’s TED talk on Vulnerability. One of the statements she made was regarding ‘shame’ was “the less you talk about it – the more you have it”; a statement I feel needs more discussion. Occasionally, clients will talk about having a ‘secret’, something they’ve held onto… Continue reading Ditch the Secret – Talk About It!

Healthy Behaviors, personal growth, Uncategorized

Begin with Being Vulnerable

Yesterday I made the claim to a client that "We all are ashamed of something", which I believe to be true. Shame is a self-destructive emotion. I frequently work with clients to stare it down, share their story, acknowledge the lesson, and begin to forgive as an antidote to most shame but to do that,… Continue reading Begin with Being Vulnerable

Healthy Behaviors, personal growth, Relationships

Be Happy – Set Boundaries!

Each of us has a set of values, hopes, dreams, and a ‘code’ that we would like to live by. Some of us are conscious of it, others ‘feel’ it, but may not be able to explain it in words. We know what all these things are because when they exist in our lives we… Continue reading Be Happy – Set Boundaries!

Healthy Behaviors, personal growth

Get RID of the Should’s in Your Life!

Most of us have a vernacular habit of saying or thinking “I should….” , what follows is any array or combination of expectations of our values, beliefs, goals, needs, etc. and yet it can be one of  the most damaging behaviors in which we engage.Think about it….Mentally list 3 things that you ‘should’ accomplish today:I ‘should’… Continue reading Get RID of the Should’s in Your Life!