Family Friday: True Story of a “Gender Fluid” Child, Part II

A few weeks ago, I introduced some ideas pertaining to how to handle clients who are questioning their sexuality. (CLICK HERE TO SEE THAT POST!) I discussed how praising or being pro “coming out” is just as dangerous and being anti “coming out.” The impetus for writing that post comes from a real experience I … More Family Friday: True Story of a “Gender Fluid” Child, Part II

Workout Wednesday: Pushing Through Frustration

I don’t know about you… but I get FRUSTRATED when I’m working out. I have some perfectionistic tendencies and if I cannot do a move properly, finish a set, or need to modify, I get pouty. Yes, therapists have irrational thoughts and moods too. Recently, I have been challenging myself to pursue strength training. And … More Workout Wednesday: Pushing Through Frustration

Theme Thursday: Focus

We live in a world of over-diagnosed ADHD. Focusing on the task at hand… especially if you are completely uninterested… is surely difficult. Everything is so fast paced and geared toward immediate gratification. The idea of waiting for something or having to endure and be patient are less viewed as virtuous and more viewed as … More Theme Thursday: Focus

Family Friday: Date Nights and Pizza Review

I think that everyone has heard the advice… “Never stop dating your spouse…” “Date night is important…” “Make sure to pursue romance intentionally…” We all know it. But we have to make it a priority. And not just the same-old-same-old dinner and a movie date. Changing things up and making them unpredictable is part of … More Family Friday: Date Nights and Pizza Review

Mental Health Monday – Mental Health Days aka Days Off

Hi all! In spirit of a day off work for Columbus -OR- Indigenous Peoples’ Day, I decided to also take a day to breathe. Taking time off from your regular schedule is important. Hopefully you have grace for me not making more of an impactful post today! Truth is… We are not nearly as important … More Mental Health Monday – Mental Health Days aka Days Off