It's time to say 'YES'

It's time to say 'YES'

Around the beginning of each year I tend to talk about intentions, a lot.

I’m not a huge believer in resolutions (you can read why here), but the idea of creating an intention for the year has a very different meaning for me. To me, intentions are a shift in your mindset, the overarching structure that you guide your life by. Setting an intention is also not something you can succeed at or fail at, but instead a shift in your way of living.

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How to find your voice and take your space in this world!

How to find your voice and take your space in this world!

In therapy, many of the brave and strong individuals I work with come to me to find their voice (although they may not describe it like that when they first contact me). Usually individuals recognize they aren't leading an authentic life and want to find ways to be more true to themselves.

Whether their voice was muffled due to experiences of abuse, through depression or grief, or fears of getting close to others, sometimes it’s hard for people to be genuine with their needs and be assertive in getting their needs met.

It seems like the people in this world that have the loudest voices are always getting their needs met… so here’s a few tips for the rest of us, with quiet voices, to speak up for what we need and want.  We deserve our space in this world, too!

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