Hope

Today I Love Feeling Rested

Peaceful, contemplative grey Sunday sky ... Today I love feeling rested, though I'm not sure how long it will last. I love that it is Sunday and that means choir tonight, I love that our choir's big show is being presented this Thursday and Friday and...
Continue Reading

Anxiety

Depression Vs. Anxiety

Introduction What Is depression? What is anxiety? What differentiates depression from anxiety? You may be wondering the answers to all of these questions. This article will explore the answers to all of these questions. Continue reading this article to learn more. This article will explore the symptoms of depression and anxiety, as well as the...
Continue Reading

ADHD

Stress Management Techniques For ADHD

Introduction One of the most important ways to alleviate the symptoms associated with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder is through coping skills, or stress management techniques. This article will focus on various stress management techniques used to mange the symptoms associated with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. They include exercise, eating healthy, and meditation. Exercise Exercise is...
Continue Reading

General

An Anxious Comedian Attempts to Talk about It

Being anxious is awful. And one of the worst parts is being too afraid to even talk about it. Sometimes this reluctance is due to fear of judgment. It’s easy to imagine that others will think less of me if I am honest with them about it. Sometimes it’s a
Continue Reading

Anger

The Emotions Of Abuse: Part 2: ANGER AND RAGE

I have worked with clients who endured horrific abuses as children and yet had never expressed their anger and rage before coming to see me. Instead, they buried these emotions and put on a people-pleasing mask of, “Everything is all right,” so as not to rock the boat. When these people came to see me...
Continue Reading

Emotions of Abuse

The Emotions of Abuse: Part 1: SHAME

Are your emotions running your life? If you’ve ever experienced abuse, life may feel like an emotional roller coaster. It is common to make what we feel the reality of who we are. There are a whole host of emotions that accompany abuse. I’m not just referring to the act of abuse itself, but also the...
Continue Reading

General

Want to Be a Better Teacher? Use Gestures

When we hear someone talk, we don’t just listen to their words. We combine what they’re saying with their body language and any other information we have to put together a fuller picture of what’s being communicated. The same thing is going on when teachers communicate ideas to students in
Continue Reading

General

Sense of Smell Predicts Size of Social Network

What’s that smell? That’s the smell of your social network. A study just published ended up with some results that will make you stop and think – or at the very least, stop and sniff. It turns out your sense of smell may predict the size of your social network.
Continue Reading

Hope

Today I Love Saturday Gigs

Something interesting over there? Today I love Saturday gigs that I'm looking forward to with excitement. I love that today's show came about because of my best friends from high school. There truly is nothing that can make you wealthy the way friendship can, for true wealth is living in a...
Continue Reading

parenting

Mother Shaming

I think every mother has experienced this at some point: Your young child is acting out in some way, you're trying to handle it, and you can feel other people's overt, undisguised disapproval of both you and your child. (And I call it "mother shaming" rather than "parent shaming" because typically, men don't tend to receive the...
Continue Reading