What The Weirdest Year Ever Taught Me

What The Weirdest Year Ever Taught Me

I think we can all agree that 2020 has been pretty much the weirdest year ever.  We’ve all been impacted by the global pandemic, political divisiveness, and social unrest.  On top of that, we’re all dealing with personal challenges as well. For me, 2020 brought some...
What Ambiguous Loss Is – And Why It Matters

What Ambiguous Loss Is – And Why It Matters

Ambiguous loss, a term coined by psychologist Pauline Boss, is a loss that occurs without closure or clear understanding.   This complicates the grieving process and often results in unresolved or “frozen” grief. There are two types of ambiguous loss: Physical absence...
9 Practical Ways to Be a Little Happier Every Day

9 Practical Ways to Be a Little Happier Every Day

Who doesn’t want to be happier? While some people are blessed with the natural ability to be happy most of the time, this is not the case for most of us. The average person has 60,000 thoughts in a day and 80% of those thoughts are negative. The good news is that...
8 Surprising Tips for Reducing Anxiety – With Your Thoughts

8 Surprising Tips for Reducing Anxiety – With Your Thoughts

Anxiety impacts all of us.  Even if you’ve never experienced clinical levels of anxiety yourself, chances are high that someone in your circle has.  1 in 4 Americans will experience anxiety at some point in their lives. When we have a problem (with anxiety or with...