Recharge! 5 important reasons to do so

Recharge! 5 important reasons to do so

When I had my first Life Purpose Mentoring Program, the participants were asked to dig deep into finding out who they were authentically. This program gave the participants the chance to look at themselves in very different ways – that most people do not ever take the chance to do. One of those ways was […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Always on your side — Four beneficial theories on time

“It’s about time, it’s about space, and it’s a story about the human race.”—The television entry jingle to ‘Lost in Space’ television series, 1965-1968 Happy New Year, everyone! We just entered the year 2014 on the Gregorian calendar. Like me, I’m sure that many of you have repeatedly commented on how fast time has gone […]

Open mind, open heart, ‘open sesame!

April is the fourth month of the year in the Julian and Gregorian calendars. It has 30 days and is commonly associated with the season of spring in the northern hemisphere. Since we live in the Midwest, we beckon April, hoping for milder weather and beds full of lush, colorful flowers. Wikipedia quotes its Latin […]

Say what you mean, mean what you say

Say what you mean, mean what you say

    Hey, bro, you know what I am saying?” —The Urban Dictionary In January 2011, Maya Angelou, who passed away in May of this year, was a guest on Oprah Winfrey’s “Master Class.” During this life class, Maya Angelou said, “I believe in the power of words. Words can uplift us and words can […]