"Being assertive is a core communication skill. Being assertive means that you express yourself effectively and stand up for your point of view, while also respecting the rights of others." -Mayo Clinic Staff Aggressive people tend to put their needs before the needs of others. … [Read more...]
Are You Doing Everything You Can to Improve Your Mood?
Action Opposite to Emotion Have you ever forced yourself to do something that you really didn’t want to do, only because it was good for you? Even though you did not want to do it, did you feel better afterwards? Did you feel a sense of accomplishment? Were you glad you did … [Read more...]
Your First Step to an Improved Life
Embracing the Pain
Written by Kristin Barton Cuthriell, M.Ed, MSW, LCSW If you allow yourself to feel, you allow yourself to heal. When I meet my clients for the first time, most of them are going through some of the toughest times in their lives. Their strength and courage often amazes me. … [Read more...]