The Dangers of Dependence

It is very easy to identify someone who is dependent on external things; drugs, alcohol, gambling, etc.. We all know these things are dangerous when we are dependent on them, and they change the entire dynamic of how we live our lives. According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, an estimated 1 million people […]

Pursuing Your Passion

What are you PASSIONATE about? What are you doing EVERYDAY to pursue it? What is getting in the way of pursing them? If you answered anyone or anything else other than YOU, you are not being honest with me, or with yourself. If other people’s opinions and approval are that important to you, you simply […]

Once Upon a Time…

Once upon a time there was a King who lived in a castle; but he didn’t always understand his royalty and didn’t feel like he deserved to be held up on a pedastool. He was taught early on that service to others assumed that making other people happy came before his own. Selflessness was the […]

Hello, 2018!

As the clock is winding down, and we are officially bidding 2017 goodbye, DON’T dwell on the negative things that happened this past year! I know, it’s easy to do- because we preface it with “The new year is going to be so much better because….”, and then you remember and relive all the negative […]

Divorce and the Holidays

“It’s the most wonderful time of the year…”, right? Sleigh bells are ringing, the halls are being decked; Santa is getting ready for his magical trip around the world; elves on the shelf are keeping our kids acting on their best behavior since they are reporting to the big guy every night. Christmas music is […]

Dating, Divorce… and Kids

Sharing your life with someone is incredibly intimate; the vulnerability and trust is scary and comforting at the same time. And dating today is tough on it’s own. Swiping left and right, Facebook stalkers galore and inappropriate DM’s have lessened the importance of a true intimate connection. Texting and Snapchat have replaced courting and romanticism; […]

What They Don’t Tell You About Divorce 

One year ago today, my world was turned upside down when I realized that my marriage was over. Something I never thought would happen or gave a second thought to was suddenly my reality, and I had no idea where to turn, what to do or how to react.  Anger, depression, frustration, desperation and rejection […]