How to know when it’s time to let someone go.

This is so important, and I've been working on it for a while. And no, I'm not speaking romantically, but I suppose these tips could fit with that situation as well. You know that feeling you get when there's just tension surrounding your connection with someone and you don't know why? Maybe it's lingering history, [...]

Trauma and Communication

I was recently working on something with a client of mine and realized that it applies to me as well at times. Essentially we identified that she expected her boyfriend to read her mind, to be able to meet her needs without her asking. Wouldn’t that be splendid? A lover that knew everything you needed [...]

Seascape Saturday

All that surrounds me is soft And light. Humming energy from my crown to my toes. Your breaths moves my hair As the gentle current does. Water envelops and cradles me As do your arms. The sensations imprinted on my mind A source of comfort for when I'm away.

I Became Your Therapist

Pro Bono Because I was too nice I’m easy to talk to (and take advantage of). But I’ve realized how valuable my time is As of late And I confessed feeling used Even after you confessed your love Unrequited Unfounded. You never even asked if I were seeing anybody Too caught up in the moment [...]

Blogust 15: What We Lose When We Seek Praise

Rereading The Schopenhauer Cure by Yalom has reinforced a lot of important things for me. The one that comes to mind today is that when we seek approval from others, whether parents, friends, lovers, love interests, etc... we lose sight of who we are because we often are or consider changing ourselves for the approval [...]