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The Importance of A Positive Father-Daughter Relationship

Having a positive father-daughter relationship can have important psychological benefits for young girls and plays a major role in helping girls grow into healthy, well-adjusted women. Many people underestimate the importance a positive father-daughter relationship has on a daughter’s life. It's been shown by various studies that the quality of the father–daughter relationship has an [...]

By | December 15th, 2014|Educational, Things I Find Inspirational|0 Comments

Tis The Season…To Forget What’s Important

Well, the holidays are upon us once again. And, Tis the season..to forget what's important. When I came across this old post from Bréne Brown, I thought it would be worth reposting. The holidays are a time when things can quickly get out of hand as we hustle for our worthiness and we can easily [...]

The Science Of Happiness

I recently completed a 10-week course “The Science of Happiness” offered through Berkley’s School of Greater Good by instructors Dacher Keltner, Ph.D., Founding Director, Greater Good Science Center & Professor of Psychology, UC Berkeley and Emiliana Simon-Thomas, Ph.D., Science Director, Greater Good Science Center, UC Berkeley. “The Science of Happiness” was the first MOOC to [...]

By | December 1st, 2014|Cultivating Gratefulness, Educational|0 Comments

Loving Your Body After Pregnancy

Ladies...Love your body! It's the only body you will ever have and what it does for you is simply miraculous. You grow and give life to little humans! But loving your body after pregnancy isn't always easy. We are inundated with pictures of celebs who just gave birth, punctuated by headlines touting how they "got [...]

I Am Enough

From the poem To This Day by Shane Koyczan: ” . . . and if you can’t see anything beautiful about yourself, get a better mirror, look a little closer, stare a little longer, because there’s something inside you that made you keep trying despite everyone who told you to quit.” I Am Enough...I Am [...]

By | November 11th, 2014|Educational, Things I Find Inspirational|0 Comments

Fail, Fail Again, Fail Better

Fail, Fail Again, Fail Better. Just about everywhere we look today, we see the same message: "Be perfect." From a young age, we've been taught to try to be the best. Our self-worth is often equated with our success, so we do everything we can not to fail. But one way not to get caught [...]

Am I Ugly?

Am I Ugly? This is a question no young girl should ever think about asking. But unfortunately we are living in a society in which there are thousands of girls who are asking that very question. Technology has had a negative effect on girls self-esteem and it's led to increased depression and high -risk behaviors [...]

By | October 27th, 2014|Educational, Things I Find Inspirational|0 Comments

The Benefits of Practicing Mindfulness

The practice of mindfulness has been shown to have many benefits to our emotional health such as dealing with stress and negative emotions and sharpening your ability to concentrate. I regularly introduce the concept of mindfulness when working with my clients. Many of us have been conditioned to avoid our feelings by numbing in a [...]

By | October 20th, 2014|Educational|0 Comments

Mental Health Benefits of Meditation

Did you know that daily meditation has been found to have huge mental health benefits? In our society, processing our emotions is not valued. There tends to be a negative meaning that is associated with showing emotion and embracing our emotions. The result of this is many unhappy people who exhibit low coping skills and [...]

By | October 13th, 2014|Educational, Things I Find Inspirational|0 Comments

Conscious Communication

This is a great article by Deepak Chopra that you some strategies on how to get your needs met in your relationship. Conscious Communication In his book Nonviolent Communication, psychologist Marshall Rosenberg reminds us that the better we become at communicating our needs, the more likely we are to get them met—and the greater emotional [...]

By | October 6th, 2014|Educational, Marriage and Counseling, Uncategorized|0 Comments