You are worthy.

Imagine a life where you realize you are worthy of good things. • Do you lower your expectations to avoid disappointment? • Have you decided that whatever you have right now is better than nothing? • Do you have to convince yourself or others that you are happy? • Do you overlook broken promises? • … Continue reading »
You are worthy.

Are You Misunderstood?

Do people not see where you are coming from? Do people get mad at you for what seems like no reason at all? Do you downplay your ideas when someone disagrees with you? Do you hide your emotions because you think they’re irrational? Whether your spouse, your partner, a family member, a friend, a coworker … Continue reading »
Are You Misunderstood?

Just because you don’t ask for much doesn’t mean you have to accept so little.

Are you clinging to someone who is halfway out the door? Are you accepting bad behavior because you’re afraid it’s the only thing keeping this person around? Are you having a hard time asking for what you need because it seems pointless or because you might upset someone? Do the words, “he should just know?” … Continue reading »
Just because you don’t ask for much doesn’t mean you have to accept so little.

Red Flags and the Benefit of the Doubt…

How many times has giving people the benefit of the doubt resulted in you being hurt and disappointed? Have you ignored the red flags despite your intuition? How often have you found out the reservations you had about this person were completely valid after all? Trust is the chord that holds people together in relationships. … Continue reading »
Red Flags and the Benefit of the Doubt…

Why Are You Hurting Yourself to Help Others?

Do you find yourself supporting someone that is unstable, immature, irresponsible, reckless, volatile or an under achiever? Do you cover for someone else’s shortcomings? Do you lie or do things for someone to protect them from the consequences of their own actions? Are you constantly seeking approval and fearing not being loved? If in your … Continue reading »
Why Are You Hurting Yourself to Help Others?

Are you controlled by your need to control?

We all like to believe we have control in our lives. By creating some sort of guidelines, rules and boundaries, we expect the payoff to be some semblance of order. Having control creates the perception of security and certainty. Ironically, control is a typical reaction to the fear of losing control. If you struggle with … Continue reading »
Are you controlled by your need to control?