Purposeful Goal Setting: A Guide to Setting & Achieving Goals

Purposeful Goal Setting: A Guide to Setting & Achieving Goals

We hear a lot about the importance of goal setting.  But many tend to discuss when they achieved their goal versus "how" they achieved their goal.  I for one, am an asker (Ha, is this even a word?).  I love getting ideas from individuals who have achieved a (similar) goal that I may be working [...]

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Anger Management: Helping Children Manage Anger

Anger Management: Helping Children Manage Anger

Let me just say, my young child comes with a lot of uncontrolled anger! She has definitely tested my “hood” characteristics, lol... frequently and on many occasions.  Therefore, I am practicing what I preach (as a therapist), day in and out! But, at some point or another, we have all felt angry. Some may consider [...]

MY MORNING ROUTINE

MY MORNING ROUTINE

If you are a person of all things, chances are, you have a routine.  Why? Because creating routines are essential to a successful life.  Sometimes the routine works for you, but there are times you may not work your routine.  In a previous blog, I shared with you the benefits of a routine.  There were [...]

WHAT I LEARNED BY ASKING FOR HELP

WHAT I LEARNED BY ASKING FOR HELP

Sometimes taking a break helps you to regroup and gain clarity on your life. Taking breaks can be liberating, especially from things that somehow hold you hostage.  I think we all deserve a break from things even if it’s what we enjoy. Too much of anything isn’t good, right? The last two months have been [...]

Why Routines Are Important for Your Mental Health

Why Routines Are Important for Your Mental Health

Routine (noun.) a sequence of actions regularly followed; a fixed program Routines. Most commonly, we hear and refer to routines when we are talking about young children. I often hear parents talking about not wanting to get their toddler off their routine, because then they become difficult (and usually cranky!). Why is that? Well, it’s [...]