Balance

Honesty

20 Jan 2013 Posted by Susan V. Brewer in Balance, Coping Skills, Counseling, Feelings

I find that being honest for some people is very difficult. I do not believe that most people lie intentionally. I believe that sometimes they are so fearful of the outcome or hurting someone’s feelings that their impulse is to lie. Once they lie they…

Stress

20 Dec 2012 Posted by Susan V. Brewer in Balance, Coping Skills, Feelings, Self-Care

What can you say about stress? It feels like you can’t breathe sometimes and that you have to make quick decisions. When I am feeling overly stressed, I first try and figure out what is causing me stress and if there is something that I…

Am I Enough?

16 Jun 2012 Posted by Susan V. Brewer in Balance, Family Issues, Feelings, Self-Care

A lot of times we go through times in our life when we question where we are at in our lives when it comes to our personal and family relationships and our career or home life. We will invariably compare ourselves to our family and…

Self-Image

22 May 2012 Posted by Susan V. Brewer in Balance, Coping Skills, Self-Care

I was reading Dr. Wayne W. Dyer’s The Power of Intention. I would like to share with you something he wrote in his daily calendar. “Don’t make others’ feelings about you more important than your opinion of yourself. If you’ve allowed any negative thoughts and…

Forgiveness

24 Apr 2012 Posted by Susan V. Brewer in Balance, Coping Skills, Feelings, Self-Care

Part of creating balance in our lives is about knowing when we need to forgive ourselves and/or forgive others. Sometimes we can place high expectations on ourselves and we may fail to reach the goals we set. We need to give ourselves some space and…

Change

05 Apr 2012 Posted by Susan V. Brewer in Balance, Coping Skills

Most of struggle with change at some point in our lives. Change is relative to what is going on in our lives and what level of commitment we can make. It takes courage to change things about yourself that you may not like and a…