By Robin Gardner, CDC, CPC                                                                                                                             Certified Divorce Coach                          …

     Who among us has not experienced closing off and shutting down our loving when something happens that we judge or find hurtful or upsetting.  We withdraw loving somehow thinking that to keep experiencing it would somehow indicate approval for something that we disagree with or see as not caring or even humane.  We also can mistakenly view…

“Listening is one of the deepest, most profound signs of loving — listening to yourself and listening to others. Your heart goes out and wraps around them, and God’s spirit of loving embraces you both.”  John-Roger, DSS      In any relationship from intimate to working to family there are inevitable conflicts and issues to…

When I’m particularly overwhelmed or drowning in negative emotions, I close my eyes, take a deep breath and remind myself that life is like an ocean. Like the ocean, life is a vast, mysterious, unpredictable force much bigger than any one person. Sometimes it’s beautiful and freeing and joyous. Other times, it’s terrifying and rough…

Savor Gratitude– This is a practice of mindful gratitude. Embrace at the moment and take note of the appreciation of something- take a moment to pause and breathe into it. You will experience the expansion of your heart opening, your taking in more oxygen, and the cellular structure of your being will resonate. You will…

Clinical Hear-Centered Hypnotherapy Many people appear to be skeptical when it comes to hypnotherapy and how it can have a positive impact on the way you think. There are many common myths about hypnotherapy which lead people to question its effectiveness. It has been used for over half a century to treat many dozens of…

Not a lot of things are 100% true, but here are two known facts: 1) Life is not fair, and 2) People do not act right. Undoubtedly, there are going to be times in life where we feel immensely disappointed by the cards we are dealt and/or by those around us. Disappointment WILL happen. We WILL…

Purchase: Emotional Wound First Aid Kit If you answered YES to more than one of these questions, there is reason to suspect that an emotional injury, wound or pain is present in your life. I often suppress my feelings. I choose to keep hurtful events a secret. I hold anger or resentment. I have trouble trusting…