Self Help Blog

This blog is here to empower people to change the thoughts in their minds, so that they can make the changes they would like to bring about, to better their own lives, and in turn, the world around them.

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Tips for the Procrastinator

  “We take it easy, and we make it easy” Many years ago, when I was having “another  life” in my job function, I was asked to interview a grandmotherly, African American female as a part of a child protective service investigation.  I encountered her in the middle of a field, where she was stooped over, picking vegetables in the […]

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Breathing to Regulate Overwhelming Emotions

If you are feeling overwhelmed by emotions from a recent or past event, or due to panic or anxiety, here are three simple breathing exercises that can really help. Diaphragmatic breathing: Breathe in through your nose and out through your mouth, focussing only on the rise and fall of the belly. You may want to actually place your hand on […]

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Healing Workshops for Groups and Organisations

If you would like to have a seminar or workshop for your place of employment in Maryland or a group or organization of your affiliation, consider these or other requested alternatives. Myers-Briggs Type Indicator I have been designing and implementing workshops for segments of employee groups for over twenty years. Much of my early training in this area came through […]

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Self Care Books for Recommended Reading

Sometimes I think I must be a bibliophile therapist. You would find my office and home very crowded with books. I always say that knowledge is power. While a person is reading, certain themes pop off of the pages that ring true. When this happens, there is a teachable moment, and new ideas and ways of understanding and change occur […]

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Natural Remedies for Depression & Anxiety

Many of my clients state that they would much prefer to avoid the use of medications in dealing with these conditions. There are good reasons not to use medication if possible, given the plethora of side effects and the unstudied possibilities of long-term effects. Generally, if an individual is experiencing severe, such as suicidal thoughts, extensive sleeplessness or inability to […]

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