Bravery and Miracles – 3 Things You Need to Know

Bravery and Miracles – 3 Things You Need to Know

  How often do we feel as if something bad is going to happen when actually one part of us is trying to get the other part(s) attention – via our feelings. As a holistic psychotherapist and coach I hear so many people not wanting to take the time to get in touch with their […]

Shine bright — 5 ways to think freely and live from inspiration

Shine bright — 5 ways to think freely and live from inspiration

“Lock up your libraries if you like; but there is no gate, no lock, no bolt that you can set upon the freedom of my mind.” —Virginia Woolf, “A Room of One’s Own” Happy July, the month in which that the United States celebrates its independence. Independence Day, or the Fourth of July, resounds with the […]

Live a life where all things are possible!

Live a life where all things are possible!

You must unlearn what you have been programmed to believe since birth. That software no longer serves you if you want to live in a world where all things are possible. —Jacqueline E. Purcell Someone once asked me what “holistic” psychotherapy meant, and he told me that the term “holistic” made him think about healthy […]

5 ways to change your thoughts and be your joyful self!

5 ways to change your thoughts and be your joyful self!

“And she’s buying a stairway to heaven.” —Led Zeppelin Like many of us, I have a Pinterest account. I began “pinning” earlier this year. One of my favorite boards is listed under “Interior Design Staircases.” When I started the board, I entitled it “Authentically Fabulous.” Naturally, I pinned images of interesting staircases to it, and since […]

Seven mistakes people make in finding their passion and purpose

Seven mistakes people make in finding their passion and purpose

  “Good, good, good, good vibrations …” —The Beach Boys I had a client recently lament about how his work situation was so different from his girlfriend’s. He works at a job he can’t stand because he thinks he must do so in order to pay his bills and live the lifestyle he has become […]

Three powerful ways to “get it started” and be yourself!

Let’s get it started, in here … and the base keeps runnin’ runnin’, and runnin’ runnin’, and runnin’ runnin’, and runnin runnin’ … —The Black Eyed Peas, “Let’s Get It Started” One of my friends does a lot of running around; she is constantly doing so many things in the course of the day. She has […]

The great miracle cure: Five ways to love yourself

The great miracle cure: Five ways to love yourself

Love is an irresistible desire to be irresistibly desired.” —Robert Frost Valentine’s Day is approaching and with that come many thoughts and feelings of love. When speaking of love in the context of all the candy, flowers, gifts and card-giving on this day, we usually refer to the emotion of love with its romantic charm […]

Setting attainable New Year’s resolutions for 2015

Setting attainable New Year’s resolutions for 2015

“Oh, promises, their kind of promises can just destroy a life… Oh, promises, those kind of promises take all the joy from life… Oh, promises, promises, my kind of promises can lead to joy and hope and love, yes, love.” —“Promises, Promises,” written by Hal David and performed by Dionne Warwick Jan. 1 is the […]

5 ways to spring forward — Maintaining balance between your thinking and comfort zone

Hope springs eternal” —Alexander Pope, An Essay on Man, Epistle I, 1733 In just a few days we finally “spring forward” with daylight saving time in Milwaukee. The time change will bring much needed daylight. On the 20th, the spring equinox — the official first day of spring — will occur. It has been quite […]

Five simple ways to capture joy — Even if it’s for the birds!

Five simple ways to capture joy — Even if it’s for the birds!

“Joy is an emotion that occurs within us when we develop appreciation/thankfulness for the constants of life, such as nature, freedom and relationships with people, or through having faith in something larger than ourselves.” —Vic Lebouthillier We are just a few weeks into autumn, and the leaves are changing color and beginning to fall as […]