What’s Not Been Cancelled During The Coronavirus Lock Down

What’s Not Been Cancelled During The Coronavirus Lock Down

Dear Ones, Last week I posted on FaceBook — What’s Not Been Cancelled. The Response was overwhelming and folks added their own spin. I invite you to add to this as well. What’s not Been Cancelled: Hope has not been cancelled Love has not been cancelled Laughter...
14 Proven Methods To Keep Anxiety From Turning Into Addiction

14 Proven Methods To Keep Anxiety From Turning Into Addiction

Thanks goes out to my colleagues Tian Dayton PHD ,  Dr. James Flowers and Recovery coaches David Malow and Shayne Anderson for their thoughtful contributions as well National Institute of Drug Abuse ( NIDA )  Dear Ones Each day the anxiety meter rises as we take more...
Be The Reason: We Must Take Action Cautionary Tales

Be The Reason: We Must Take Action Cautionary Tales

I have been thinking about cautionary tales. A cautionary tale comes from folklore; its duty is to warn the listener of danger and essentially choose to take action or heed a warning. Oft times there is a dilemma which requires action. It is no secret we have an...
It’s All In The Little Things

It’s All In The Little Things

Have you ever thought about the little things?  Did you stop today to say hello and thank you to someone today?  Did you look into someone’s eyes? Did you take time to see the scenery around you? I recently read an essay by Rabbi Steve Leder, “Why a Little Can Be A...
5 Signs You’re Running Into Trouble When Changing A Behavior

5 Signs You’re Running Into Trouble When Changing A Behavior

Working on changing a behavior? Here are 5 signs you might be in trouble while doing so. You bit off more then you can choose. If you choose something with a big long to do list you may have trouble. Alcoholics Anonymous has a saying, Keep It Simple Stupid (KISS). Try...
Am I A Co-Narcissist????

Am I A Co-Narcissist????

Someone recently asked me about their boyfriend who they said was a narcissist. It got me thinking that I have done a lot of work with people who have found themselves in a narcissistic relationship, and while I have always helped folks set boundaries, it got be...
7 Misconceptions About Interventions

7 Misconceptions About Interventions

2020 is here, and with this new decade comes the wonderful opportunity for new beginnings. On that note, I have been thinking a lot about interventions, and the phone calls I receive from lovely folks who are terribly misinformed about what an invitation to change...
Super Achievers & Addiction: Big Highs, Big Lows

Super Achievers & Addiction: Big Highs, Big Lows

Over my career I have witnessed the vulnerability of Entrepreneurs, CEOs (women and men), Artists, Fashionistas, Writers and other Creative Folk, and each of these creatives that I worked with have been at high risk for depression, addiction and suicide. I have met...