How to Deal With Anxiety

How to Deal With Anxiety

Anxiety is the most frequent symptom that leads clients to contact me for therapy or spiritual life coaching. It is that powerful and that painful.  Anxiety is defined as “a feeling of worry, nervousness or unease.” How could you get through a human life...
How to Start Meditating – Meditation 101

How to Start Meditating – Meditation 101

What’s all this fuss about meditation and what’s the best first step to start meditating? What is meditation, anyway? How do I know where to begin? Why is it so difficult to just “sit there and do nothing?” All questions I am asked frequently...
Taking a Leap of Faith

Taking a Leap of Faith

Yesterday I was swimming laps at the pool when I spotted a toddler about two years old sitting on the edge of the pool in the next lane. She was contemplating whether or not she wanted to “jump” into her father’s waiting arms. She was nervous and...
You don’t have to do it alone

You don’t have to do it alone

I am fiercely independent, are you? Are you someone who doesn’t feel safe or comfortable reaching out or asking for help? Are you ashamed to say you are suffering when you are? Is being vulnerable and less than “together” difficult for you to admit,...
Happy Holidays or Stress and Depression?

Happy Holidays or Stress and Depression?

As a therapist and life coach, I spend most of November and December every year listening to clients share the myriad of ways that they are dreading the holidays. This is supposedly a time of celebrating, gift-giving, gathering for festive meals, trimming the tree,...
How Do I Know If I am in Love?

How Do I Know If I am in Love?

Love Love Love. The Beatles sang about it, thousands of books and hundreds of thousands of poems have been written about it. Hearts have been filled and broken because of it. We all want it, but how do we know if we have it, I mean, REALLY have it? Love, lust, desire...