Loneliness

“Maybe ever’body in the whole damn world is scared of each other.” ― John Steinbeck, Of Mice and Men Chronic, widespread, rampant loneliness is really of no large surprise.  Our culture is after all increasingly isolated and self-insulating. The world expanded and now we can move to the outer reaches of the planet with ease, at least online if not physically.  In the wake of this technology age our communities, neighbors, and those even closer; those in our own homes even, … Read More

The changing landscape of Therapy and the advent of Online options.

When “going to see a therapist” lacks having to go or see the therapist, can you still work through life’s challenges and improve your mental health?  Going even one step further, can you not only feel better but can you actually become your best self with the help of telemedicine’s online therapy? Millennials and Gen Xers already consider in-person doctors to be secondary sources of information. So as we shift to getting more information more readily online the piece of healthcare … Read More

Family: They Need Your Intentional Effort and Patience

If a picture is worth a thousand words then suffice it to say, that a family portrait  is worth a million, or more.  Families with all their unwritten rules and invisible lines are more intricate than the fine print on any online subscription or processed food label.  Are multi-generational extended family units a thing of the past?   More Than Ever Before Relationships Require Plugging In Families stayed together, over the eons, because they needed to, for survival. Plain and simple. Warmth, shelter, … Read More

Are You Helping Bullies Target Your Child?

Whether you are expectantly awaiting your child’s first day of school or their first school event, parents far and wide are wondering how will their child adapt to the social pressures this year. Social pressure or bullying, at the very least is stressful for children and parents, but at its worst can be stigmatizing and traumatic.  Feeling rejected and isolated from peers leaves children of all ages wishing they could understand what they did wrong and how they can once … Read More