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Hobbies: Why They Are Important and How to Start Jun 18th, 2021

The Benefits of Having A Hobby Having a hobby can be really beneficial for our mental health. Hobbies have shown to give us lower stress, better physical health, more sleep, more social connections, improved work performance, and increased happiness. Perhaps you know that you want to take up a new...

Online Therapy Is in High Demand as Coronavirus Anxiety Drives People to Get Help Without Leaving... Mar 6th, 2020

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How to Deal with Depression in 2020 Feb 20th, 2020

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Rising Up After Adoption Feb 20th, 2020

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5 Tips to Managing Life in Midst of the Coronavirus Outbreak Feb 12th, 2020

5 Tips to Managing Life in Midst of the Coronavirus Outbreak

How to Thrive Amid Disease Jan 3rd, 2020

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How to Take Care of Yourself and Your Team During Peak Flu Season Dec 18th, 2019

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The Healing Balm of Gratitude Dec 15th, 2019

An attitude of gratitude! If all of mankind could live this mantra day in and day out, I would be out of business as a therapist. And this is what a seek to do! Now I don’t mean put myself out of business, I do intent to spread the work...

Awesome Acts of Kindness Dec 12th, 2019

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#Break Free From the Holiday Blues–3 Keys for Happy Celebrations Dec 9th, 2019

As the Holiday Season comes around, rarely does the celebrations occur without the infamous greeting of “Happy Holidays” exclaimed, heard in song and written on cards, banners and gift packages. It inspires feelings of warmth, joy and belonging that supports the excitement and celebration in the air. Yet, there are...

Reflections –How Have I Arrived at the Place That I Am? – The Story of a Renowned Therapist... Dec 4th, 2019

REFLECTIONS –HOW HAVE I ARRIVED AT THE PLACE THAT I AM? – THE STORY OF A RENOWNED THERAPIST TURNED TO LIFE COACH You may ask, as I ask myself, after 35 years of being a renowned trauma therapist why would I desire to become a life coach? Now I am...

From Burn Survivor to Role Model Nov 19th, 2019

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From Trauma to Triumph Nov 14th, 2019

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Miracles From the Whisperings From Within Nov 13th, 2019

What is a miracle after all? As a therapist, I have the privilege of working with people of all types and in the process, witness the healing powers of love, devotion and determination. Many times, if not most, miracles occur within the family unit. Although, they may walk in my...

Women in Wellness: “Mental Stimulation Is Critical Nov 4th, 2019

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The Power of Like Mindedness in Combatting Trauma Sep 30th, 2019

As a psychotherapist of over 30 years, I have witnessed a trend in our mental health awareness and its impact on the individual and society as we face the challenges of today’s world. Unfortunately, the individuals who are coming into my office seeking help to manage their crisis and/or dissonance...

A Writer’s Dilemma Oct 10th, 2010

I am taking a great writer’s class–it’s a “Method’s Writing” class by Jack Grapes. I am discovering the old adage, “the more you know, the more you don’t know,” is so true in my case. You see, I was far from a scholar in the English arena throughout my academic...

Love @ Home Oct 9th, 2010

As a therapist, my primary goal that each and every person who walks in my door carries is a deep desire for having love@home. It’s by believe and experience that no matter what is their presenting problem by creating love@home their healing will occur, become complete and life lasting. I...

Speaking the Voice to Truth Oct 6th, 2010

I have been asked to write for a method writing class I am taking with Jack Grapes-You ought to check him out-Anyway, he says it's important to learn to write my talk as I value the truth my voice speaks. It’s about the process. At first, I thought, “hmm, this...

The Power of Perseverence–No Really!! Sep 9th, 2009

I am learning the lessons in the phrase, “Don’t take things at face value.” Have you ever dived into something with the intent of achieving a certain goal only to find it to be yet another detour. Well, this has been theme of my 2009 thus far! I simply wanted...

A Rush Out the Door Jan 5th, 2009

As I have been anxiously engaged in pursuing my life from my Ideal Self, I have been enlighten, some days, moment by moment. The key to my Self-discovery is the willingness and ability to come from a place of confidence in my own uniqueness and wonder in this world. In...

Heart Power Dec 15th, 2008

Where do WHISPERINGS FROM WITHIN begin afterall? It is my belief they speak to us from the heart since the heart is the first organ to develop in the womb and its beats bring on the first signs of life. Our brain development comes afterwards. The heart energy and magnetic...

Growing Pains Dec 10th, 2008

Aah! Life can be a challenge at times. Well, okay, maybe most times…Especially when you’re at a time that you desire to grow and learn reaching for your potential. But, then again, what value is life if you spend your time avoiding the thrill of a challenge and settle for...

Just Following the Promptings From Within Dec 8th, 2008

Since I am new at this blogging I have to wonder what I could possibly offer that a wider audience would possibly want to know. So I put it out there for the world to tell me. What could I have to offer that is of interest beyond my little...

The Journey of Living According Your Intuition Nov 18th, 2008

I have been practicing psychotherapy for 24 years and through my experiences, I have learned the SECRET to achieving and creating ultimate peace and joy. How many of you have or know someone who has experienced a tragedy or has lost their way? In my breakthrough book, WHISPERINGS FROM WITHIN-CREATING...

The Warrior Nov 14th, 2008

The week has been most intense. They say “oppositon in all things”–a principle that I have witnessed many times through the course of my own life and the many lives of others I have encountered. The past few days have been filled with a mirage of emotions of anger verging...