Suddenly Need to Work from Home? Six Tips and Sanity ...

The most predictable thing about life is that, well…it’s unpredictable. You can be in a rhythm when, suddenly, you’re thrown a curveball. Of course, it’s not just you. We’re all temporarily pushed out of our routines at one time or another. Change comes. Case in point: the current global pandemic forcing many us to work…

Why Money is One of the Top 10 Reasons Couples Fight ...

Money is power. Money is also one of the top 10 reasons why couples fight. Often, it’s a problem with communication that lies at the base of these fights. If you cannot resolve this issue yourself, you may want to go so far as consider marriage counseling. It is that serious! Never underestimate the ability…

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Self Renewal During the Holidays

The holidays can often be a hectic, over-scheduled, stressful time despite the intention of connection, goodwill, and peace. Start your holiday season off by committing to yourself this year. Ask yourself what do you need to renew, refresh and connect this holiday season? Remember, self-care is not selfish. Self-care is what allows you to be…

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How Can I Change Careers

How Can I Change Careers When considering a career change take time to examine your life situation, determine your motivation for a career change, and decide how you would prefer your life to be if things were different. Resist the temptation to just focus on getting away from your present position. Think through what you…

Work Life Balance Coaching

Focus Your Values on How to Balance Life and Work

  How to Balance Life and Work Balance can be seen as “consciously creating a life that reflects your personal values.” This is the key to work-life balance as you cannot balance your time equally or spend all your time in your top priority.   The key is to understand that your intepretation of balance…

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Are You Feeling Overwhelmed? How to Manage Stress

Do you feel that your life is out of control? Are you feeling overwhelmed? Do you find it impossible to make time for yourself? Do you need to learn how to manage stress? When people come to therapy, they are often feeling overwhelmed by the stressors in their life. Change is stressful even when it…

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Overcoming Perfectionism to Enjoy Life More

This is the second of a series of two posts that explore the dynamics of perfectionism.    It is most helpful if you take some time to observe your own perfectionist patterns. Once you have accomplished that, choose a few of the strategies outlined here. Keep working at it until you understand what you need to…

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How to Balance Life and Work

If you want to create balance in your life, it is important to know how you define success. The following list is a place to start. Cross off those that don’t seem important to you and add your own. Lastly, identify which of the items on your list are the most essential to your success…