Author: Susan V. Brewer

Happy Holidays !!!

15 Dec 2014 Posted by Susan V. Brewer in Balance

Can you believe it has been another year and Christmas is here already? I am always amazed at how quickly time goes by and the holidays are here for us again. I feel like it was just the start of the school year. So here…

What is a Blessing?

25 Nov 2014 Posted by Susan V. Brewer in Balance

This is the time of year when we are giving thanks for all of the blessings that we have in our lives. Blessings are defined as something that helps you or brings your happiness, help and approval from God and/or an approval that allows you…

Giving Thanks

25 Oct 2014 Posted by Susan V. Brewer in Balance

It seems to be that time of year already the holidays have approached and they are here. Specifically in regards to Thanksgiving, it is known for being a time of being grateful for the things that we have in our lives. It is when we…

“Getting Unstuck”

25 Sep 2014 Posted by Susan V. Brewer in Balance

This topic comes up quite often with many of my clients, which is one of the main reasons that they seek counseling or life coaching. The reality is all of us face struggles in our lives. When we feel stuck we have a tendency to…

Patience is a Virtue

25 Aug 2014 Posted by Susan V. Brewer in Balance

Patience is defined as the state of endurance under difficult circumstances. It is the level of endurance we can take before a mindset of negativity sets. It is a person’s ability to wait for something without overreacting and getting too upset about it. Patience is…

Acceptance

25 Jul 2014 Posted by Susan V. Brewer in Balance

One of my favorite prayers comes from the AA Big Book. It goes like this “Acceptance is the answer to all my problems today. If I am disturbed, it is because I find some person, place, thing or situation- some fact of my life unacceptable…

Hope & Trust

25 Jun 2014 Posted by Susan V. Brewer in Balance

Hope is defined as “to want something to happen and be true and think that it could happen and be true”. It is the feeling of wanting something to happen and thinking that it could happen. So when we talk about hope it is a…

Trust the Process

25 May 2014 Posted by Susan V. Brewer in Counseling

Trust is defined as “a belief that something is reliable, good, honest, effective, an assured reliance of character, ability, strength or truth of someone or something and/or to expect with confidence”. This concept can be so powerful when we are working on ourselves because it…

Spring has Arrived

25 Apr 2014 Posted by Susan V. Brewer in Balance

It is finally here the sunshine and warm weather. At this point those of us who have been feeling bummed out and depressed can now come out of the shadows and begin to smile and laugh again. It amazes me how many people, (not all…