Difficult Situations

When You Feel Completely Overwhelmed

This is the third post in my new “Comfort Series,” where I will provide insight and advice for managing all the uncertainty and change swirling around us. Read the first post here and the second post here. The feeling of being overwhelmed is often caused because of all the things you are dealing with at one time.… Continue reading When You Feel Completely Overwhelmed

Difficult Situations · Parenting · Single Parents

Feel Like You’re Doing It All Wrong? You’re Not.

This is the first post in my new “Comfort Series,” where I will provide insight and advice for managing all the uncertainty and change swirling around us, as we navigate a long hot summer that doesn’t look or feel like anything we’ve likely experienced before. Headlines similar to “High stress is the new normal for… Continue reading Feel Like You’re Doing It All Wrong? You’re Not.

Difficult Situations

Couples and the Challenges of Being Together All the Time Right Now

You can love your partner so much, but being together all the time is not easy, especially when you are experiencing so much change and anxiety. It is easy during times like this for your relationship with your partner to become problem saturated very quickly.  Even the happiest of couples get on each other’s nerves,… Continue reading Couples and the Challenges of Being Together All the Time Right Now

Difficult Situations · Great Resources

Thank you, Hope and Healing Center!

Had a great time speaking this past Wednesday at Hope and Healing Center about dealing with high conflict people in your family or workplace. Thank you to everyone who came! Hope and Healing Center has more events coming up, so feel free to check them out at https://hopeandhealingevents.org/events/ Please follow and like us:

Difficult Situations · Exes · Single Parents · Stepfamilies

Stop Missing Out on Life to Avoid Discomfort

“It’s not fear that makes our lives narrow and small – it’s avoidance.” – Harriet Lerner In 2005, I attended a conference in South Carolina and had the privilege of hearing Harriet Lerner, author of multiple books including The Dance of Anger and Fear and Other Uninvited Guests. She told the story of a friend… Continue reading Stop Missing Out on Life to Avoid Discomfort

Difficult Situations

Managing High-Stress, Ongoing Situations

I focus on helping people through crisis and conflict. This summer, I did some training to learn how to specifically help individuals develop resiliency and process trauma that they are going through, especially when they don’t yet feel safe. You know, when we talk about Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PSTD), it refers to something that… Continue reading Managing High-Stress, Ongoing Situations