On this day, October 25, 1991, my Mother died the day before her 69th birthday. I wrote her eulogy and read it at her funeral. Today I noticed a lone yellow rose blooming at the front entrance to my home and decided I would rewrite most of the eulogy in honor of her today.
Putting off decisions you have thought about making occurs because sometimes people are just plain afraid of what will happen if they go this way, or that way. They don’t want to hurt someone else’s feelings,
In August, I spent four days tent camping with my family at Big Bear, something we have done for many years. It is a tradition we keep each August. We find joy and peace seeing and being with each other. There are anywhere from 14-20 people who go each year,
EMDR, or Eye Movement Desensitization Reprocessing, is a technique I use that helps a person any age to process sensations and thoughts related to the traumas or difficulties that have caused him or her emotional stress. The eye movements used in the therapy help separate
When Emily Angeline is faced with too many things to do and doesn’t know where to begin, or even WANTS to begin, she might need to take a look at what is going on in her life and think about whether she is “taking care of business.”
Maybe she is overwhelmed with depression,
In the counseling profession, therapists see a lot of relationships. New Years brings with it hopes for new relationships and also better relationships with family and friends. Sometimes there seems to be no hope for anything better. This could be called