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Don’t Make the New Year’s Resolutionist’s Mistake!

All of my clients are well aware that I do not allow New Year’s Resolutions. Well, at least in the way that we typically go about them…:) Why? Because New Year’s resolutions are usually tailored to largely ignore the way that our brains work. This sets us up for repeated failures and has us feeling [...]

By | December 21st, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Don’t Make the New Year’s Resolutionist’s Mistake!

Make it a Stress-Free Holiday Season

If I told you to go out and fill your trunk up with stress, you couldn’t do it. This is because a lot of stress is simply created by our thoughts. This means that we often have way more control than you probably think. So, during holidays especially, make an effort to stop creating stress [...]

By | December 21st, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Make it a Stress-Free Holiday Season

Get Your Joy Back…

“You Took My Joy, I Want it Back…” -Lucinda Williams   9/11 occurred on a Tuesday. That morning, I was driving to work which at the time was a psychiatrist’s private practice. Tuesdays were when we held “Clozaril Clinics.” Clozaril is a high-maintenance, designer drug to treat people suffering from Schizophrenia. I would see about [...]

By | October 20th, 2016|9/11, atlanta, Happy, joy, Stress Reduction|Comments Off on Get Your Joy Back…

Make 2015 Truly Different and Avoid The New Year’s Resolutionist’s Mistake!

All of my clients are well aware that I do not allow New Year's Resolutions. Well, at least in the way that we typically go about them…:) Why? Because New Year's resolutions are usually tailored to largely ignore the way that our brains work. This sets us up for repeated failures and has us feeling [...]

By | January 24th, 2015|motivation, negative attitude, new year's resolutions, procrastination, therapist, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Make 2015 Truly Different and Avoid The New Year’s Resolutionist’s Mistake!

The Quick Guide to a Stress-Free Thanksgiving

Aaaaaaaah, Thanksgiving. Why, it’s the beginning of the most wonderful time of the year! Not quite in that space? If obligatory feasting (that requires a whole lotta cookin’!), the onset of a month of hustle and bustle and incessant family in company doesn’t sound absolutely lovely, you’re not alone. Here’s a quick guide to not [...]

By | November 26th, 2014|stress management, Uncategorized|Comments Off on The Quick Guide to a Stress-Free Thanksgiving

There is a Little Peace Right in Your Pocket!

We ALL have a lot to do. Everyone is super busy.  And, strangely, as soon as we aren't busy, we go crazy trying to make ourselves busy.  Why? Because let's face it, "busy" has a lot of value in our society.  If you're bored or chill, you leave open the opportunity to be called, "lazy," or not as "good" [...]

By | July 17th, 2014|atlanta, find a therapist, getting things done, motivation, procrastination, stress, stress reducer, stress tips, therapist, therapy, Uncategorized|Comments Off on There is a Little Peace Right in Your Pocket!

Take That New Year’s Resolution and Make it a Life Long Habit FOR GOOD Workshop!

Take That New Year’s Resolution and Make it a Life Long Habit FOR GOOD Workshop!  Cost: $45 or $40 if you bring a friend Date: December 4th, 2014 and January 20th New Year’s Resolutions are rarely successful.  Why??? Learn how to avoid the New Year’s Resolutionist’s Mistake and other traps for good and forever.  I will show [...]

By | June 27th, 2014|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Take That New Year’s Resolution and Make it a Life Long Habit FOR GOOD Workshop!

Mom’s Summer Survival Guide

    Mom’s Summer Survival Guide  So, you made it through the school year...the artwork, the homework, the carpools, the filed trips...you did it, mom! Summer camp is a few weeks off and that summer vacation feels a million miles away...now, what???   Not surprisingly, I have gotten a few requests to write a blog [...]

4 Tips to Help Your Kids Create a Healthy Body Image & Relationship With Food

Recently, I have had quite a few people inquire about how to talk to their children with weight loss or food without passing on negative body image messages.  People seem to be aware of the fact that this subject is a sensitive one (thank goodness) and are wanting sane and balanced ways to help their [...]

By | May 13th, 2014|atlanta, behavior, body image, cheri flake, eating, exercise, habit, healthy habits, mindful eating, mindfulness, mom, moms, stress, therapist, therapy, Uncategorized, weight loss|Comments Off on 4 Tips to Help Your Kids Create a Healthy Body Image & Relationship With Food

Give Your Mind a Good Spring Cleaning

I went to Michigan State University (Go Green!) for undergraduate school. When I attended, there were about 55,000 kids there. It was quite a different academic setting than I was used to, but I embraced it. I liked the anonymity and independence of it all. I actually even enjoyed being a number rather than a [...]

By | April 19th, 2014|action, cheri flake, clutter, daily tasks, declutter, organization, organization tips, organizing tips, overwhelmed, productive, tasks, time management, to do lists, today's the day|Comments Off on Give Your Mind a Good Spring Cleaning