What Does Your Calendar Say About You?

Is your life crowded with an overloaded calendar and too many commitments? When I speak with clients who complain there is not enough time in their week to squeeze in quiet moments, or a date night with their spouse or significant other, or other high priority...

Who Cares? Turning Away Only Makes It Worse

I was asked today about ways to help motivate, encourage, or make a positive difference in the life of a loved one in an extended care facility (or one who is unable to get out on their own). Also consider children who are medically fragile. This...

A Veteran’s Story

Every time I speak my mind, which is pretty often, I am blessed to be afforded the opportunity to do so freely. For that, I have every veteran… of every branch, from every walk of life…to thank. So, THANK YOU so much for your sacrifice and service. Until...

Parenting Tip: Time-Out for Young Children…And Parents

Is there an epidemic of poor parenting today? As a counselor and Intentional Living Coach, parents frequently ask me about childhood behavioral issues. I have noticed a growing trend in the last dozen or so years of inadequate parenting skills. Many professionals...

Trick-or-Treat…Deck the Halls

Fa-la-la-la-la, la-la, la-la.More and more children were knocking on my door with axes protruding out of their blood-tinged heads. The costumes were getting worse every year. Look, I’m not against kids having fun, but shouldn’t there be boundaries?...