Are Americans addicted to fear? In some ways, yes. Here’s one story about why we are: A cute, athletic teen was running near her home. She noticed a car following a short distance behind her. As she paused to look at the car, three scary looking men got out and started after her. She ran
I can’t tell you how many women I’ve talked with over the last 10 years that have told me some version of “Porn is ruining our relationship,” or “porn caused our divorce.” And, through Covid, with everyone locked up in their homes, this distraction, that can lead to an addictive problem, has only gotten worse.
“Be kind for everyone you meet is fighting a great battle.” Psychotherapy Magazine July/Aug 2020 One of the struggles I’m having in these divisive times is how to bridge the right/wrong politically charged moments that occur between friends, colleagues or strangers. It’s a good struggle. I’m learning a lot and I’m not alone in this
Messages from Lynn – 3 Ways to Feel Better! Whoo!! Are we over the stay-at-home thing yet? My journal shows day 47 of being AT HOME. What a crazy time and despite the conflicting information –should we re-open or not, are we wearing face masks or not? (my mask protects you and vice versa). Then
COVID 19 Stress, Substance Abuse & Relief with Tapping Technique Is it possible to FEEL BETTER even though the stresses and strains of staying at home, job uncertainty, kids underfoot and spouses…being extra together? Yes. While Tapping Technique won’t change situations, it can help you cope better. Effective coping is really important. Tapping Technique can help
“In every crisis, doubt or confusion, take the higher path – the path of compassion, courage, understanding and love.” – Amit Ray If you are feeling confused, sad, angry, anxious, mild depression, you’re having normal feelings. If anxiety or depression get worse then please reach out for help. In California call 211 and you’ll be
The Holidays are Coming and we cannot stop them!! Do you have a hope that this year all the family will get along and you will have the happy Holiday get togethers you have always wanted? It could happen! But, even in the healthiest of families, old buttons can get pushed that bring up the
Embrace These Major Changes for an Improved Life Life is an interesting interplay between everyday routines that become the norm and major transitions that shake up what you’re accustomed to. When faced with a difficult choice, it can be challenging to choose between change and familiarity. Here are a few major life decisions that end
Is it possible to live in a state of JOY every moment of the day? I wish. But, it is possible to have the skills that allow you to more quickly and easily move stress and upset through so happier feelings rise to the surface again.