. . . and today it lovingly adorns a prominent spot in our living room.
That Time When My Therapist Was Late
It’s ideal for both client and counselor to help one another adhere to timing . . . and if your counselor is ever late, allow them a good faith effort to address and correct the issue. Otherwise, you’ve simply averted confrontation. That might be the very reason you are in counseling at all. What better time to practice than when your therapist is late?
Kindness Counts: Loving Big in February
The month of February is way more than a commercialized scheme for excess consumerism. Celebrate big with family fun! Want ideas? Read on!
Fog of Indecision
When making a decision is so hard to do . . .
Beauty in the form of a pill, packet, or snail face lotion might be fun to laugh about unless you think you are on candid camera.
Good Enough & Grateful
After I took a minute to cool my mitts, I came back and apologized.
I WANT TO KNOW *W*H*Y*
A normal question to bring to counseling is, why . . . Yet, this question may need to be sidelined for a period of time.
Trash talk might be something represented in our society as good and potentially positive in terms of competition. But we know it can be damaging in relationships . . . so how do we step out of it? This exercise is for children aged 3-10.
From the Summer of 2020 – 2022
inviting, refreshing, inspiring
Summer Bucket List
This summer, you’ve gotta do . . . all the things?! How about some of the things?! Check! Let’s do this! What’s better than completing a bucket list? How about a celebration or agreed upon reward for completing said bucket list? Yes, please?! Make it a sundae night? Or a binge watching night? Whatever you …
Apples of Gold
An Ageless Interpersonal Communication Plan Feel free to download this visual guide for more healthy, positive conversations. The steps are explained more fully below and are designed to be win-win. Say what you see This observation technique is a Montessori-style method of teaching. Observation juxtaposed to judgment conveys: I see you; I understand you; you’re …