Sad, and Alone, and Not Much Fun To Be Around At All…

It occurred to Pooh and Piglet that they hadn’t heard from Eeyore for several days, so they put on their hats and coats and trotted across the Hundred Acre Wood to Eeyore’s stick house. Inside the house was Eeyore. “Hello Eeyore,” said Pooh. “Hello Pooh. Hello Piglet,” said Eeyore, in a Glum Sounding Voice. “We …

No, I can’t tell you what to do.

Sometimes you just want someone to tell you what to do. “I’m confused, I’m lost, I’m struggling, I can’t make this decision, I can’t move forward… tell me what to do!” I can’t. I cannot tell you what to do. When you’re struggling with patterns in your life that lead you to the same place …

You CAN go on.

You’ve found the fortitude before, when the deep depression hits and life seems without light, to move forward. And when you did that, when you decided to simply live, good things did manage to happen. You did laugh and find purpose and realize that you had people in your corner. The sun was beautiful and …

My gratitude

I want to take a moment to thank my clients for allowing me to be a part of their lives. Some only need my assistance for a short time, and others for quite a bit longer. Each brings their pain and joy, secrets, hurts, successes and failures to me. Each is faced with hurdles, sometimes …

It’s not always about you.

Hard title I know. But frankly we all believe that the things in our lives that happen to us or around us are ABOUT us. We assume responsibility for things that have nothing to do with us as a person. We have preset belief systems based on me against the world. Our biases, those invisible-to-us …

Trust and Trauma

One of the things I most want people who have trauma histories to know is this: you don’t have to trust everyone. You don’t have to trust me. Meeting people, especially those you are “supposed” to trust, may create in you a frisson of fear. You experience intense caution around others because you have been …