How to appreciate what you have.

Perception is such an important concept.  It’s one that I talk about often in therapy with my patients, and it can help you feel good about your life, but it can also make you feel miserable.  Carnegie was correct.  What you think about your life is as important as how you feel about your partner, […]

Let It Be Enough

This weekend has been about reflection.  Sometimes we need to stop and think about what we want, who we are, and where we are going.  Other times, things get thrown in the mix and we have to stop and re-evaluate.  I work with people, most days, to help them be less critical of themselves, but […]

Making People Happy

The noblest art is that of making people happy. P. T. Barnum   After watching The Greatest Showman, I kept thinking about the movie.  It was interesting to think about how the circus got started, and how people who had been outcasts, found a place.  I know there is likely more to the story, and […]

Quote for today, December 1, 2017

Never lose your sense of humor.  So many things that happen can be managed with humor, the rest go better with a smile and hope.  Being able to look back and appreciate situations isn’t easy, no matter how hard they might be, but it’s important as you set goals, learn from mistakes, and create a […]

Quote for the Day

I have heard this quote before, and it’s been said in similar ways by other people, but it’s so true.  Children and their creativity are the most important resource that we have. Do you see your children as our greatest natural resource?  Are you caring for your resources and protecting them?  Part of a parent’s […]

Quote for the Day

There is always a different perspective, even when things don’t seem to be going well.  Nothing will ever be perfect, and striving for perfection will only disappoint.  I struggled with the whole issues of perfection for a long time.  As much as I wanted things to be perfect, they were never perfect.  I missed out […]

Quote for Today

In the more recent days, Americans have come together to show what strength they have, even if they didn’t know it.  This post is for the heroes around the country.  They ones helping people in Puerto Rico, after the hurricane devastated the area.  For the heroes in Texas, that rescued so many people after the […]

Quote of the Day

I have to say that words can’t express how much I respect Martin Luther King, JR.  He was a voice in a difficult time and paid with his life for what he believed.  He raised awareness and spoke the truth.  I am nervous writing this post, because I’m hoping that my thoughts are clear, but […]

Have the courage to pursue your dreams!

Always have the courage to pursue your dreams!  To go with that, always have dreams to pursue! I don’t think a day goes by that I don’t think about dreams that I have for the future.  It helps me remember that there are reasons that I do things today.  I think about camping, traveling, going […]

Quote For Today:

  We are positioned for Irma, and hoping for the best, and remain hopeful that Monday will bring better weather, and more hope!  Best wishes to all!