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How to Have Difficult Caregiving Conversations

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Effective communication is key to strengthening our relationships. It is through communication that we share our thoughts, feelings, hopes, dreams, and fears. Being able to effectively communicate your experiences and how you are being affected, both positively and negatively, can allow you to enjoy more rewarding relationships and create more fulfilment in all areas of […]

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How to Know if You’re Experiencing Caregiver Burnout

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Have you noticed a decline in your mental or physical health?  Increased anxiety, irritability, insomnia, feelings of helplessness or hopelessness? Are you experiencing relationship problems that you didn’t have before – in your marriage, at work, or with other family members? Has anyone suggested you should slow down, take time off, or take better care […]

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7 Steps to Achieve True Happiness

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“Money can’t buy happiness” is an age-old cliché. The funny thing about clichés is that they are often true. This cliché is certainly true, but its potency isn’t about money specifically. The truth is, nothing external can buy, bring, give, or deliver happiness. You are responsible for your own happiness, and you are the only […]

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5 Steps for Forgiving Your Loved One and Yourself

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There is a lot of confusion about forgiveness, so let me start by defining the term. “Forgiveness is a conscious, deliberate decision to release feelings of resentment or vengeance toward a person or group that has harmed you, regardless of whether they actually deserve your forgiveness.” – Original source unknown Unfortunately, many people are walking […]

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Break the Stress Addiction

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It is estimated that the average person has about 70,000 thoughts per day.This fact might help explain why we often feel like there is constant chatter going on in our minds. Unfortunately, most of us fall into negative thinking “habits” and a high percentage of our thoughts become unproductive and even addictive. These thoughts run over […]

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The Easy, 7-Day Plan to Better Self-Worth

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Do you ever feel insecure or inadequate? Do find yourself comparing yourself to others or worrying about what other people are thinking of you? If so, you’re not alone. There are many causes for low self-worth, which can include childhood loss, abuse, neglect, rejection, parental overindulgence, and so much more. These experiences can cause us […]