Forward to Freedom

I haven't written a personal blog in a long time. These days, in my career as a counselor, I've been gearing my energies toward holding a space for others and helping them shine a light in areas where a bit more illumination and self-awareness is needed. And yet, as a human being who is continually …

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4 Signs That It’s Time to See a Counselor

In a world full of resources there's no reason to suffer unnecessarily- but how do you know when it's time to seek professional help? Here are 4 signs that it's time to see a counselor.

Break Free! 5 Steps toward Personal Empowerment

"The process of spotting fear and refusing to obey it is the source of all true empowerment" - Martha Beck Everybody has a passion – and mine is helping people discover a sense of personal empowerment. Maybe that focus comes from my own life spent learning to overcome power hurdles on the way to feeling …

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4 Warning Signs that You’re Still Reeling from Past Trauma

One fact of life is that time just keeps ticking on. Just like clockwork, the sun rises every morning and it doesn’t slow down to offer you a moment to catch up after a shocking life event throws you into a tailspin. With this fast pace, it’s no wonder so many of us are walking …

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How Big is your Blind Spot? Self-Awareness 101

As educated, self-aware people living in the modern world, we each go through our days feeling prepared and ready to handle whatever comes our way. But every once in a while we may discover a shocking piece of information that feels like the equivalent of a bomb going off smack dab in the middle of …

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Surviving Hardship: Strategies for Success

No life escapes them – struggles and challenges. Sometimes these situations can take us by surprise leaving us feeling powerless, frightened and defeated. However, there are concrete actions that you can take to not only survive – but thrive. Here’s how:   Take it day by day – moment by moment. While there are certainly …

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Personal Reflections on the Las Vegas Shooting

I usually try to use this blog to offer people nuggets of information that may possibly resonate with their souls to help them move into a more positive way of being – but please allow me to switch gears and use this space to simply speak from the heart today. Each day that I awake, …

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How to Break Free from Unfulfilling Life Patterns

When we find ourselves repeating unfulfilling patterns, it can often seem as if we’re stuck there – and the result can leave us feeling frustrated and hopeless. However behind those negative patterns lies the real culprit – a hidden belief in some type of limitation.

Exciting New Things Coming

Over the past few years, I've used this blog to share personal insights and build a community of individuals focused on positive change. Hopefully along the way there have been moments of inspiration and new ideas that have made you think. Life is a growing experience for everyone, myself included, and I'm pleased to announce …

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Growing Pains

Life has a way of grabbing away the steering wheel and setting us full speed ahead for a destination that we neither intended nor expected. Despite the best laid plans, this realization sometimes creeps up on us – with us finding ourselves placed squarely in the midst of a personal struggle without fully realizing how …

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