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Category Archives: Unhealthy Behaviors

Cognitive Distortion Series – Jumping to Conclusions

Cognitive Distortion Series:  2nd in a series of explaining what cognitive distortions are and how they negatively impact our lives and relationships. Jumping to Conclusions is also called ‘mind reading’ … Continue reading

September 20, 2016 · Leave a comment

Cognitive Distortion Series – Polarized Thinking

Thinking: The talking of the soul to itself. – Plato What we think matters. We are listening even when we are not aware of our thoughts, they are there and … Continue reading

September 20, 2016 · Leave a comment

A Slow and Painful Death

I often witness conversational exchanges between two people where one of the individuals expresses themselves by harshly criticizing the other: “You are always telling lies” “You don’t have any self-respect” … Continue reading

July 28, 2016 · Leave a comment

Text Me Not

I read the other day that 91% of American adults now own cell phones. In fact, many of us have completely retired land lines. Why not? Cell phones allow us … Continue reading

January 10, 2016 · 1 Comment

You Left Me…. Consequences of Feeling Abandoned

One of the more recent labels popularized by psychology pop culture is the term “abandonment”. Clients will frequently start an introductory session with “I have abandonment issues” but it’s rare … Continue reading

September 18, 2014 · 1 Comment

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 … Continue reading

March 10, 2014 · 1 Comment

If You Aren’t Worth It – What your partner needs to know

You can only accept the love you think you deserve….. In a previous post, I wrote about feeling lovable, about thinking through the old, incorrect, internal messages that you may have … Continue reading

July 31, 2013 · 2 Comments

Control is a Bad Word…

… Or so many people think. In fact, feeling like one is IN control is necessary at least in the context of your own well-being. I personally, have a few … Continue reading

May 24, 2013 · 4 Comments

Don’t Compromise

Compromising “WHO” you are is rarely a healthy behavior ~ stay true to your values, beliefs, and your inner self! We know when we are compromising, it’s that little voice … Continue reading

May 4, 2013 · Leave a comment