If You Want More, Stop Accepting Less

Victimized? This week I had the great fortune of engaging in meaningful dialogue with a group of my supervisees. There were many topics up for discussion but one really captured my attention – “How do we find work in the field that is not traumatizing?” This may seem like a loaded question, but I don’t … Read more

Boundaries, Money and Well-Being

How you can tell if you have boundaries that support your well-being? I don’t know the answer to this definitively. However, below are some considerations. We are all on this journey. Set judgement aside. Be kind to yourself as you read my questions and propositions below. Remember, not only is perfection not real…it is super … Read more

Ashamed of Desire Itself

Moving in Silence Occasionally I see or hear people advising others to “move in silence”  and not share their plans or desires with others. While that may be a good strategy for protecting yourself, it is not a great strategy for gaining support. Perhaps there is some merit to the advice. Maybe everyone doesn’t need … Read more

The Battle Within

Compliments, Praise and Applause Few things tell me more about a person than how they respond to compliments, praise and applause. There are a multitude of reactions, I am sure, but these are the two that stand out to me most: People who embrace praise and let it wash over them. They might even agree … Read more