Everybody’s Goofy

The best thing about a being a therapist is that I get to see a lot people at a really vulnerable time. This means they are usually super honest and authentic. There are no masks. Sometimes they are wounded and down. Sometimes they are incredibly happy or inspired. So, I guess what I am saying […]

Ten Pick Me Ups for When You Don’t Have Time to Be Cranky

All emotions are normal. We all feel angry, happy, sad, worried, frustrated, cranky, and everything in between. But sometimes we don’t have the luxury of feeling what we are feeling. We just have to snap out of it so that we can focus and be effective. Here are ten pick me ups for when you […]

How to Deal With Stupid, Ugly, Hateful People

Are you surrounded by stupid, ugly, hateful people? Do you need some tips on how to deal with them. Keep reading. This article is for you! I hate to break it to you, but if you read this headline and thought, “Yes! I need those tips!” your number one problem is your thinking. If you […]

Is this Sexual Activity Okay?

If a topic appears on my blog, it’s almost always because it is about something I’ve seen repeatedly, said repeatedly, or been asked about repeatedly. With sex becoming more and more casual, there is a lot more grey area about what is and what isn’t appropriate. I hope that this article clears some of that […]

What is Flow?

What is Flow? Flow is the rhythm of life. It is the energy supports how you work, plan, and live. Your life hangs on its framework. Flow moves in cyclical patterns moving from beginning, to growth, to maturity, to death and gestation. When you understand it, feel it, and work with it, life moves more […]

How to Identify Your Invisible Rules

Imagine if we had to talk out everything to make sense of things. We’d be exhausted by 9:00 a.m!¬†Fortunately our invisible rules¬†act as guideposts to help us get through life. When it works, it’s fantastic. When it doesn’t, it can be a disaster. However, since our rules are invisible, it can be tough to know […]

Why Did I Do That?

Everyone has times in their lives when they say, “Why did I do that?” and just can’t figure things out. When this is you, try applying a behavior chain analysis to shed some light on things. Not sure what that is? Read on! A behavior chain analysis is a method for looking at linked things […]

Sensitivity is Not Reactivity

Sensitivity is not reactivity. Sensitivity is the ability to perceive stimuli. Reactivity is about responsiveness to stimuli. The two are not the same, nor do they always go hand in hand. Let’s take a look at them separately to see what I mean. Sensitivity As with all things, there an be too much or too […]

Who Are You?

A lot of people spend a lot of time musing about what they want to do. They think that if they know their purpose, their life will have meaning. I propose that, “What is my purpose?” is the wrong question. We’re not human doings. We’re human beings. So perhaps the better question is, “Who am […]

Using Archetypes to Help Navigate Life’s Journey

When you’re on a journey (like life), it helps to know where you are and where you are going. Carl Jung’s archetypes is a great tool for this! Archetypes are unconscious energy that is present in all people. One energy tends to dominate; however, as we move through life, different energies move to the forefront. […]