Understanding Surrogate Partner Therapy

https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-8vzp3-130f1e5 Today’s guests are Angela Porter, licensed professional clinical counselor, and Andrew Heartman, certified surrogate partner.  On this episode we explore the dynamic between surrogate partners, clients, and therapists. We identify ways that this can impact how a person relates to others, provide healing, and change lives. Andrew shares how being a surrogate partner hasContinue reading “Understanding Surrogate Partner Therapy”

Making Mistakes

https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-jnz58-12ede3f Making Mistakes is an opportunity to learn and grow. Making mistakes and sharing the lessons we learn also helps us grow closer to those around us. I am grateful you’re joining me today to learn more about mistakes and what meaning we give to them. In this episode I also explore a mindfulness exerciseContinue reading “Making Mistakes”

Perfectionism

https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-weide-12e07da There is a constant demand for authenticity in a culture that strives for perfection. I don’t think these two things can coexist… in fact, I believe that perfection doesn’t exist. Join me in this episode as I explore the impact perfectionism and perfectionist thinking has on our relationships, life, and self worth. And IContinue reading “Perfectionism”

Perfectionism and How it Impacts Our Life

There is a constant demand for authenticity in a culture that strives for perfection. I don’t think these two things can coexist… in fact, I believe that perfection doesn’t exist. In a recent post I describe perfection as a mirage.  Perfection is like a Mirage that we see when we’re in crisis in the hotContinue reading “Perfectionism and How it Impacts Our Life”

Meme Sharing is the New Love Language

https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-xpw6v-12b7ea4 On this episode of Family Time, join me and my siblings in a discussion about Meme Sharing… we think it’s the new love language and we definitely agree that it is a major factor in culture today. We explore the ways we engage with memes, what it means to share them… and what happensContinue reading “Meme Sharing is the New Love Language”

Tea Time: Social Media and Therapy Influencers

https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-wn8jr-1290e02 I’m joined by my friends/co-worker for a discussion on TikTok and Instagram therapy influencers. We share our thoughts on the benefits and risks of social media therapy. We also discuss some of our personal habits with social media, and throw in some ideas on how we can reduce the negative impact all this hasContinue reading “Tea Time: Social Media and Therapy Influencers”

To Be Bored, or Not to be Bored?

Helping our children recognize and understand their feelings is a full time job. When boredom strikes it’s no different. A common response to hearing, “Mom! I’m bored!” might be to offer solutions to the boredom, or list out a bunch of ideas that might cure your child of this boredom. In the least, these ideasContinue reading “To Be Bored, or Not to be Bored?”

The Good, The Bad, The Military Family Part 3: ”Suck It Up Buttercup” The Grief of a Military Spouse

https://www.podbean.com/media/share/pb-c99y4-1235c17 Books, podcasts, brochures, and resources discuss grief in relation to the loss of a loved one. But grief expands beyond death and has no limits to its reach. We grieve for any change in our life, from the smallest differences to the biggest losses. Grief touches us when we change a daily routine orContinue reading “The Good, The Bad, The Military Family Part 3: ”Suck It Up Buttercup” The Grief of a Military Spouse”