April 30, 2015

7 Tips For Overcoming Shyness

  Shyness is a feeling that most people have experienced. Whether it be mild or extreme, shyness is that feeling of being awkward, uncomfortable or scared in social situations. Many of my clients suffer from shyness or social anxiety. They are unable to speak up and share their thoughts and opinions with other people and they hate the idea of speaking to a group or being in a crowd. When people feel unsure about how […]
April 17, 2015

Self Acceptance: How can I learn to accept myself?

Self-acceptance is very powerful and a very important component in having self-confidence. I’ve had several clients say to me: “How can I learn to accept myself, when I know there’s things about me I don’t like?” One of the biggest misconceptions that people have about self-acceptance, is that self-acceptance means liking everything about yourself. Not true! You don’t have to like everything that you accept. Acceptance also doesn’t mean approval. For example, accepting the fact […]
March 23, 2015

10 Signs of an Emotionally Abusive Relationship

Both men and women can be victims of emotional abuse. It is important to remember that while emotional abuse is often thought of as being committed by a man against a woman, women can also emotionally abuse men, or between members of a same-sex relationship.  Emotional abuse in any relationship is NOT acceptable. # 1) Isolates You Emotionally abusive spouses want you all to themselves. They do not understand that you have a life outside […]
January 21, 2015

Jealousy: What Is It and How Do I Control Jealousy?

  People who struggle with jealousy have experienced deep hurt, rejection or a painful loss early in life. Or sometimes they have been through an unhealthy relationship, and that bad experience is carried into every relationship that comes after it. Jealousy problems break communication, self-respect, compassion and damages relationships for those who cannot control it. Jealousy is detrimental because it eats away at the one thing that holds it together: TRUST. What is Jealousy? – […]
December 29, 2014

8 Traits That Make You Absolutely Unlike Any Other Woman He’s Ever Met

The more connected the world becomes, the more options we have: more food options, beverage options, clothing options, housing options… You name it, and you’ll find endless options and variations on whatever. We also have more options when it comes to potential partners. Or maybe we now have more access to potential partners. The world is getting smaller and, like everything else, the competition will only get harder. You used to only be competing with […]
November 20, 2014

Jennifer Lopez Struggles With Low Self-Esteem and Fear of Being Alone

“Nobody can save you or heal you, only you can do that for you.” Jennifer Lopez is baring all in her new book, “True Love,” and in part one of an exclusive interview with NBC’s Maria Shriver airing on TODAY Monday, the pop superstar revealed more about her struggles with low self-esteem, relationships and her fear of being alone. The singer, actress, and reality TV star offered Shriver more details on what she learned about […]
November 7, 2014

6 Toxic Relationship Habits Most People Think Are Normal

Part of the problem is that many unhealthy relationship habits are baked into our culture. We worship romantic love — you know, that dizzying and irrational romantic love that somehow finds breaking china plates on the wall in a fit of tears somewhat endearing — and scoff at practicality or unconventional sexualities. Men and women are raised to objectify each other and to objectify the relationships they’re in. Thus our partners are often seen as […]
October 23, 2014

How To Stop Being Intimidated By Other Women

As a female, I know one of the most uncomfortable feelings is pressure or intimidation by other females. Even as young women, we tend to flock together in cliques all with different personality traits and physical appearances. We have naturally friendly and empathetic natures, but sometimes we feel overwhelmed by the confidence and behaviors of others. This worry and paranoia of what the other woman is thinking can cause lifelong problems such as stress and social anxiety. […]
August 25, 2014

Make Yourself a Priority

“It’s not selfish to give TO yourself as much as you give OF yourself” – Suze Orman Are you the most important person in your life? How often do you make time for yourself? Most women take on way more than they can handle. So much to do and not enough time in a day to do it. As a result, they are over-worked, stressed out and exhausted by the end of the day. What […]