I’d been feeling depressed, gloomy, and definitely NOT happy — yesterday, and maybe the day before. I had no motivation and there was nothing I could do to fix it. Or rather, I had so many things that would fix it if I would only get them done that I…


Acceptance or Change? Now, which should I be working on?

I love to post quotes. They come from wise people. Or funny people. Or people who have decluttered, simplified their lives, become more beautiful, made more money, become happier (or so it seems). The quotes tend to fall into categories…


Do you wake up in the morning tired and dreading the coming day? Do you find yourself suffering from the same frustrations again and again? Do you know your life could be so much better if you could just make some changes? …


When you notice anxiety, stop what you are doing and spend some time trying to calm the reaction you are having. First, let yourself feel it. Give it some attention. Trying to ignore those feelings will only cause them to intensify.

1. Put your hand on your heart and say…


Are you stopped in your tracks by paralyzing feelings that just don’t let you move forward with plans you’ve made? Have you canceled activities that you were actually looking forward to because you just couldn’t get your anxiety under control? …


I’d been feeling depressed, gloomy, and definitely NOT happy — yesterday, and maybe the day before. I had no motivation and there was nothing I could do to fix it. Or rather, I had so many things that would fix it if I would only get them done that I…


“Be faithful in small things because it is in them that your strength lies.” — Mother Teresa

This quote caught my eye. What does that mean for us, for the people who struggle to juggle everything on our plates, to move our goals forward but not wipe ourselves out?

What…


Is it just me, or does it feel like we are living in a science fiction novel?

There’s a virus spreading “out there” and the news reports delivery scary changes every day. Medical and political leaders are working on it, but you don’t always trust them.

You’re trying to sensible…


Are you frustrated with never quite resolving the problems you’ve been struggling with for a long time? Do you wish you could change some of your habits and beliefs?

Having been a licensed counselor for over 20 years, I naturally believed that talking about problems was the way to make…


Singing in the shower this morning… but not because I’m happy. I’m singing because there’s a lot of crap going on in the world. COVID-19 pandemic and the slow vaccine rollout. violence in Washington DC and uncertainty for our country‘s future. …

Lisa Yaeger, LPC

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