How do you know when it’s time to say goodbye to a relationship? In any intimate relationship—especially in a marriage—it’s not a good idea to let a doomed partnership drag on, simply to avoid the pain of a breakup.Read More
One of the key components many people ask for help with is how to be a better negotiator. It isn't uncommon that we see people in our counseling practice who feel that they're unable to negotiate, or fail to see that as a possibility at all. In fact, learning to negotiate is a critical step in any communication exchange.Read More
Self-esteem literally means to esteem, or respect, yourself. Having high self-esteem means that you have a positive image of yourself. Let’s look at where such a positive self-image comes from...Read More
In counseling, we tend to do some work at least that dives into our past experiences. For each experience we've ever had is a step ladder to who we are now. We tend to carry with us not only the good, but also the things that hurt or upset us. Not all of these feelings just magically get healed. Sometimes, we need to spend a little bit of time working through them so we can heal and release them. Counseling takes this on a much deeper, more profound level.Read More
We often tell ourselves all sorts of stories. I know I’ve done it. You’ve probably done it, I’m guessing. They’re the stories we’ve learned over the years. Some, if not many, self-inflicted.
“I’m not a good friend.” “People don’t like me.” And even the most highly popular, “ I’m not good enough.” Sound familiar? Yep, to me too!!Read More