Finding Your Way Out of the Darkness of Depression

I know I’ve shared with you before about my battle with depression while in graduate school studying for my doctorate in psychology. It was by far one of the most difficult and dark emotional times

Big News! Taking a Leap of Faith

Have you ever felt like you’re on the precipice of something huge but not quite sure exactly what’s going to happen next? Well, I’m right in the middle of something just like that right now

Overcoming the Stigma of Mental Health Issues

Oftentimes when we look at other people – our neighbors, colleagues, and friends – we imagine they and their lives are perfect. We imagine they have fewer difficulties than us…we believe that mental illness would

I Am Enough

Every day I talk to clients, friends, and family members who are faced with the same issues you and I are dealing with. Every one of us has weaknesses, faults, flaws, etc. and yet we

You Are Not A Failure

“Failure is an event, not a person.” This quote by Zig Ziglar captures the essence of the biggest internal battle that many people struggle with. Most of us equate the mistakes and failures that take

FEAR-What’s it to you?

Fear is often a paralyzing emotion. It’s that 4-letter F word that can leave you feeling completely scared and confused inside your own head. I read somewhere once that fear has two meanings. Forget Everything

Yes, I Can

So many times in life we get the message of ‘you can’t’ do something, or can’t be someone, or you can’t go somewhere. We grow up believing this is the truth. As we allow our

Appreciate the Small Things

I don’t know about you, but sometimes I just need to remind myself of what really matters to me and remember that it’s actually the small, simple things and the people I love. Do you

Be Your Own Champion

As the leader of your own life, embrace the possibility of being bold, fearless, confident, and unapologetic in your relationships. KNOW your flaws and your strengths. And, realize how important it is to live life

5 Steps to Magnificence

Fear, anxiety, stress, depression… all of these are very difficult emotional blocks to overcome. I know. I have battled them myself. And, although I am not perfect (and don’t expect to be) I have become