Embrace Fear with Love and Compassion

In a blink of an eye the world changed and we entered into a time of major challenge and uncertainty. This moment will eventually pass, but while we are here how do we stay connected while practicing physical distancing or self-isolating? Part of the solution is for us to stay human with one another while

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Is Projection Harming your Relationships?

So much that emerges in our adult relationships we bring from our childhood. We build a template replicated from our earliest experiences that shows us how to create connections. The perfect childhood doesn’t exist. Perhaps we come from a family where we had reasonable parenting and grew up believing that people are inherently good and

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Avoidance Sabotages Growth

Why are we afraid of meeting ourselves just as we are? Scared to be with our thoughts, emotions and our true feelings? The major source of unnecessary anguish I see in my work are those who use avoidance as a way to cope. We have been taught to be afraid of so-called difficult emotions. We

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Combatting Fear One Step at a Time

Let’s try an experiment. Think of something that scares you.  It doesn’t have to be big, it’s not the size of the fear that matters.  It’s your reaction or intensity that it produces. Selection For each of us it will be a different.  Remember, things that initially appear the smallest and most insignificant can hold some of the

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