Life in Balance

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…

Ring in the New Year with some Holiday Charity

10 Dec 2014 Posted by Lauren Rose in Balance

95.4% of households give to charity. I am actually very happy with this number, and I fall into this percentage. Ever since I was young, my mom was always very insistent on volunteering during the holidays of Thanksgiving and Christmas. It’s not that the other…

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…

Confess the Stress

10 Nov 2014 Posted by Lauren Rose in Balance

With the holiday season beginning, crowds are beginning to form in stores, lines begin to get longer, and the food stores always seem to be out of exactly what you need. It’s time to prepare for Thanksgiving, and not too far behind, Christmas, but what…

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…

Succeed in your Sixties

10 Oct 2014 Posted by Lauren Rose in Balance

Let’s begin this blog with a very blunt, but true statement: Being over 60 means you are a “senior citizen.” Accept it. Did I say it was a bad thing? Do you think it is a bad thing? You better not! Embrace being over 60,…

“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…

FUN in your fifties!

10 Sep 2014 Posted by Lauren Rose in Balance

Dating in your 50s should be as wonderful as it was to date in your 20s. And it certainly can be, if you allow it. Many 50 year olds, who enter the dating world, find themselves there for the first time in many years. It…

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…

Flourishing in the Fourties

10 Aug 2014 Posted by Lauren Rose in Balance

40 is the new 30, and 40-somethings everywhere will agree, when better to jump back into the dating pool then at 40. It seems to me that someone who dates in their 40s get the best of both worlds. They get to date, which is…