Life in Balance

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…

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…

Thriving in the Thirties

10 Jul 2014 Posted by Lauren Rose in Balance

As a twenty-something year old, it’s a bit difficult for me to describe my personal experience dating in my thirties. I had to tap into a good amount of research mixed with questions and interviews with thirty-somethings. And it seems to me that dating and…

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…

Dating in College

10 Jun 2014 Posted by Lauren Rose in Balance

  Something new for the young adults of this generation: the idea of “hooking up,” which has no clear stages or descriptions, and does not always leads to a romantic relationship or dating. The generations have moved away from “going steady” and have gravitated toward…