Managing Disappointment

There are many twists and turns in life.  Things that we hope for, and other things that we question.  Sometimes we wish for things and they happen.  Other times we wish for things, but they don’t happen.  Managing disappointment is something we all need to do.  Sometimes we need to be careful what we wish […]

The Disney Cruise Line

Have you ever been on a cruise?  These days, you can take cruises lasting 3 days, to a year, if you purchase a cabin on a world cruise line.  Cruises are relaxing, but very busy.  There is always something to do, and somewhere to be, but the nice thing about it is you don’t have […]

Celebrating you!

These days, things are over celebrated.  Every child that plays sports now gets a trophy.  We have graduations from kindergarten, and other grades even before high school.  We seem to be making up things to celebrate, and some people feel they need to be celebrated above others.  We are all important.  We all have strengths […]

Going On Vacation

It’s summer and people seem to be thinking about vacations.  The kids are out of school and the television is filled with destinations and options to consider if you plan to get away from home.  From a weekend vacation to a week at a place like Disney, there are many options if you like to […]

Substance Abuse: Our National Problem

Our nation has an epidemic related to pain medication.  In the past, doctors prescribed benzodiazepines (benzos) and opiate drugs like candy.  It seemed like a good idea at the time, but now as research reviews the practice, long term issues are better understood.   That on top of the already significant issues related to alcohol […]

Getting Out Of a Bad Relationship

Getting in and out of relationships is easy at times, and hard at times.  Setting limits in relationships can be harder than either, when it comes to someone that you really care about.  I have said often that people who love each other divorce every day, and I truly believe that.  I have been in […]

Transition to a New Therapist

Finding a good therapist to help you manage issues is important, but sometimes, you have to transition to another therapist.  Therapists are human, just like everyone else, so if they work for an agency, they might leave, move to a different agency, or move to a different area.  There are other reasons that they may […]