Keeping up with a long distance relationship can be hard, and sometimes the distance can feel like an impossibly large hurdle. These apps will help you and your partner stay connected when you are miles apart.Read More
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Use technology to help build your self-esteem
Self-esteem is something we've all struggled with at times. Sometimes you feel like you're in a rut and need some help getting back into believing in yourself, sometimes you just feel like you need a boost in confidence but aren't sure how to get it. With high self-esteem we are more inclined to make better decisions, take better care of ourselves, and explore our full potential.
Our phones have become an essential part of our day, so why not use them to help us build our self-esteem?
You can get clients now...you simply need to learn how
When I first started my therapy practiced, I remember the discouraging words other therapists would say to me. They’d say, “Don’t waste your time, it took me 3 years to get 8 clients.” Most people told me it would only be a part time job and that I would have to work in a clinic or at a hospital. My determination wasn’t going to let the discouraging words keep me from reaching my business dream. The funny thing was that I never thought of myself as a business woman. But throughout the years, the views I once had of myself changed.Read More
Resources to help you take control of your life
No matter where you are in your recovery, you deserve the best support to help you along the way. Below you will find resources for support groups, books, and more.Read More
You may have heard the joke, "What does a lesbian bring on a second date? A U-Haul." And you may have heard the follow up joke, "What does a gay man bring on a second date?" and the answer is "What second date?"
These two jokes portray the stereotypical differences between the two genders. For those not familiar with the phrase "U-Haul Lesbian," it describes how many lesbians jump quickly into relationships when it comes to love and then move in together after a very short period of dating.Read More
I started this year out using my social networking as a place to share free relationship tips to others.
For some people, twitter is a huge community and support network. For other people, it isn’t their cup of tea. As a business owner (and a therapist), I decided to create a place for support, providing relationship tips and tools on social networking sites. I thought it would be great to highlight some of my favorite quick tips.Read More
Are you in the Dumps after the breakup?
Breakups are hard to get over, especially if it isn't really what you wanted. It can be extremely hard to get out of the dumps. Below is a short quiz to see how bad your symptoms are. Are you depressed? Take a few moments to go through this Relationship Blues check list.Read More
Healing From the Pain and Trying to Make Sense of Life
Has your heart and your reality been shattered into a thousand little peices when you found out about this secretive lifestyle of your partner? Do you notice your mind racing, trying to put these new puzzle pieces together from the signs you noticed in your partners behavior?Read More
Involved in a committed relationship where a LARGE secret as now been exposed, shattering your heart, and having you examine the entire relationship.
Being in a relationship with someone who has an addiction is very hard, but it is even harder when it comes to sexual addiction. It tends to be this hidden away, secretive issue that no-one talks about.Read More
How to Keep Your Relationship Strong for Tying the Knot
Let’s face it....planning a wedding can be exciting, yet it can also come with many complications. The stress of planning, the financial strains, and the family dynamics can get tangled up and drive a wedge in between many couples. My goal is to help you build a solid foundation and help you two feel very confident when you are saying “I do” at the wedding altar.Read More
Marriage is no simple, everyday thing. So make sure you are ready for this life-long commitment by addressing some of the fundamentals of the relationship.
There are thousands of questions that we can go through before getting married, but I chose the main issues that I continue to see couples struggle with. Having a game plan before you get married suppress the sometimes overwhelming feeling of, “am I making the right decision?” and will allow you and your future spouse to feel so connected and tightly knit that nothing can get break the everlasting bond you are about to enter.Read More
Sometimes We Might Need a Little Help...
There are times when we simply can't manage to take on any more burden, pain, or suffering. The really hard days may feel unbearable, difficult to pick yourself up, or hopeless about your situation. It is at this time when reaching out for outside help might do the trick....or at least help you get moving in the right direction.Read More
It’s time to plan your wedding and tie the knot!
Planning a wedding is fun for some brides and grooms, yet for others it can be full of ups-and-downs. Some of the “downers” in wedding planning is the mis communication and difficult contacts with vendors. Since a large portion of wedding planning is communicating with vendors, I decided to reach out directly to other wedding vendors to hear what they had to say about preventing miscommunication.Read More
Take Action, Be In Control....from the Inside Out
Below are different links, resources, and tools that will help you navigate through life. You will find various resources such as my column Relationships in the Raw, article pieces that I have written, books that I recommend to my clients, crisis hotlines, and other links that I think might be useful to you. As always, if there are questions or concerns about your current situation, please contact me immediately. Resources are always useful, but never a solution to self help your own issues.Read More