Mini-Mental vacation

Wouldn’t it be nice to go on vacation to the beach, or a lake, or a forest? You can though a simple visualization exercise. Follow these instruction. Read through them, get to know them, then give it a try. Take a deep breath and close your eyes. Let it out and imagine you are at […]

Searching for your happiness

A wise teacher once brought balloons to school, told her pupils to blow them up and write their name on one. After the children tossed their balloons into the hall, the teacher moved through the hall mixing them all up. The kids were given five minutes to find the balloon with their name on it, […]

Change takes action and Intention

Let’s talk about what it means to be happy. Many of the people I work with have varying levels of happiness. But mostly they are not as happy as they would like to be. Lasting happiness is an internal thing, not an external one. Some people think that things or money will make them happy. […]

Which Wolf do you feed?

According to a Cherokee legend in which “An old Cherokee is teaching his grandson about life.” ‘A fight is going on inside me,’ he said to the boy. ‘It is a terrible fight and it is between two wolves. One is evil — he is anger, envy, sorrow, regret, greed, arrogance, self-pity, guilt, resentment, inferiority, […]

Daily Questions to ask yourself during quarantine

Self-help during quarantine Whether it is during quarantine or not, these 6 questions are a great way to check in with yourself, help keep up your mood and get you through the day. What am I grateful for today? Who am I checking in on, or connecting with today? What expectations of “normal” am I […]


Taken from: Codependency involves sacrificing one’s personal needs to try to meet the needs of others. Someone who is codependent has an extreme focus outside themselves. Their thoughts and actions revolve around other people, such as spouses or relatives. Codependency often appears in relationships which are unbalanced and unhealthy. A person with codependency often tries […]

Guidelines to Communicate

Guidelines to communicate (I didn’t invent these. They were compiled from multiple sources.) First you must realize that nothing good comes from anger. No decision you make in anger is reasonable. One angry person helps make both sides angry. That’s where bad things happen and relationships fall apart. You must try your best to remain […]

Gratitude Journal

Gratitude Have you tried to keep a gratitude journal? A gratitude journal is just like it sounds – a journal you keep of things you are grateful for. I would like to challenge you to try this for a week. I think you will find that by doing this for a week you will notice […]

Box Breathing

I have a tool I’d like to teach you. It’s called Box Breathing. No, I didn’t invent this tool. I don’t know who did. It’s a simple breathing technique that is very useful for those with anxiety and depression. It can help you to relax and lower your all around stress level. I can’t guarantee […]