Love Languages

The Five Love Languages As I've said before, I work a lot with people who want to bring their best possible selves into a relationship. (Good for you!) We unpack baggage, chat about communication skills, and I teach them a new language. Love languages were created by Gary Chapman back in the early 90’s and have been popular since then. It offered some insight into how we feel connection, importance,…

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What to do when the Boogeyman is real

When the boogeyman is real This blog post is timely, but also timeless. It’s a challenge I face with every client from time-to-time, but particularly those with anxiety.  It’s when I am trying to encourage interruption of established patterns or introducing the concept of cognitive distortions and the universe validates their worldview. (Crap.) So how do we address anxiety when the boogeyman is real? The individual afraid of cars… gets…

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Goal Setting Done Right

Goal setting done right: SMART goals If goal setting is your thing for 2020, let’s do it right. For many who have worked with us, goal setting happens in the earliest sessions. Often it starts as fairly broad- I enjoy asking how my clients know when they can “fire me”, AKA, graduate. For those that have an idea of this in their heads already, then it’s time to figure out…

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