Feelings

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…

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…

Life Isn’t Fair

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

Sometimes life seems wonderful and other times it seems so overwhelming and difficult. What I find helpful is to recognize that life is what it is at times and that you have to do the best that you can to deal with what life gives…