Mindful Messages

What is Anxiety?

Do you feel anxiety before a dental visit or starting something new? Have you gotten the jitters before speaking in front of a large ...

Twelve Ways to Turn Around a Bad Day

Everyone has a bad day now and then. You only have two choices: you can either ride it out, or do something to turn ...

Teen Marijuana Use – It Ain’t the Pot from Your Day

As an addiction counselor, I've heard all kinds of rationale for using drugs. Some reasonable ("a drink with dinner is relaxing") and some not ...

Pick Your Teachers Carefully – Choosing a Coach or Therapist

I have hesitated all week about writing this but I keep getting messages that reinforce my message, so please indulge my personal story. You ...

Taking Responsibility in a Codependent Relationship

You know the worst thing about living alone? When you misplace something, you have no one to blame but yourself. I was looking for ...

The Crucial Role of Self-Care During the Stressful Holiday Season

The holiday season, with its twinkling lights, festive decorations, and joyful gatherings, often paints a picture of warmth and merriment. However, beneath the surface ...

Are You Helping or Enabling?

You are a caring and loving person. You have a deep-rooted desire to help and support your loved ones. However, paradoxically, sometimes helping can ...

Talking to Your Child About War

Talking to your child about sensitive and complex topics like the conflicts in the Middle East and the Ukraine can be challenging, but you ...

Are You Caught in a Drama Triangle?

When we continue to enable dysfunctional behavior, we fall prey to the Drama Triangle. Developed by Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at UC, San ...

Meet Bruno, Therapy Dog

I have always believed in the healing power of animals. There is something about communicating with another species that is grounding, healing, and special. ...

From Fear to Freedom – How Counseling Can Help You Thrive

As a psychotherapist with over 25 years counseling experience, I've developed some habits, for better a worse, as a counselor. One of the better ...

Boundary Setting – How Do I Say No and Mean It?

Saying "no" can sometimes be challenging and evoke feelings of guilt or discomfort. However, setting boundaries and learning to say "no" when necessary is ...

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Marietta, GA 30064
770-415-0880