The Silver Linings Of Loss

When loss occurs it is often challenging or even impossible to see the silver lining. However, it is imperative to experience the grief in order to heal. As my clients often hear me say, you have to feel to heal. However, once you have taken action to complete your loss and time has done its work, the silver lining will have an opportunity to present ...

Birthdays Are a Time for Reflection

My husband Aaron’s 30th birthday was this week.  30 is considered one of the ‘big birthdays.’  Big birthdays can be charged with emotion.  What does it mean to be turning 30, 40, 50, or any age for that matter? It is usually a time for reflection.  It is a time when we look back on what we have done and decide how we want to move ...

Reduce your Stress, Don’t Just Manage It!

When something is under stress for a long period of time, what happens?  It weakens and eventually breaks.  We are taught in our society that we need to learn coping mechanisms to learn to tolerate and handle stressful situations. We are learning to live with the stress, not reduce the stress, but it seems as though we have it backwards in our society, don’t you think? Usually, it takes ...

Top 5 Ways to Alleviate Anxiety

Living in a fast-paced world, it is easy to feel overwhelmed. There is so much to do and so little time, or at least I often find myself feeling this way.  To combat this feeling, here are my top 5 ways to alleviate the anxiety that comes from having a seemingly never-ending to-do list. As I learned from my mentors Carey and Stacey at Holistic ...