Bribes. That’s the only thing I have to offer. Bribes.
But not just any bribe, the right kind of bribe.
So, here’s what I can tell you. I can tell you that we as humans love rewards. We love feeling like we’ve done a good job at something, and we get those acts and words of affirmation […]

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The great poet Maya Angelou once said, “When you know better, you do better.” It is true. When we know how to do better, think better, feel better and see the world in a different light, we will. And then, we must pay it forward. We must understand that the world is filled with misery, […]

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As you become introspective and empathetic with your understanding of others thoughts and feelings you may begin to understand the pain you have caused others through your own unconscious (or conscious) actions. You behave out of a direct result of your own emotional pain, but when you become aware of the reason for your actions […]

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My 8 year old daughter feels very maternal with her younger 3 year old sister, often feeling as if she must step in to correct and teach lessons. I’m often telling her she isn’t her mother, and she needs to let me do my job. However, that doesn’t stick for long before Lily is feeling […]

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This morning when a client told me she needed to learn to keep her emotions under control, I responded with, “Who are you, Else?” And then I about died inside, because I thought to myself, “Really? Else? Is that the best therapeutic example you could come up with?”
In fact, it was.
You know what really bugged […]

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