Counseling vs Coaching: Five Differences To Consider

Are you finding difficulty deciding whether to hire a counselor or a coach? The boundaries between coaching and counseling are not always clear, but making the right choice between one or the other can make a difference in whether you get your needs met or not.  Here are some of the distinctions I have found so far:

Always Moving Forward

When distressing thoughts become habitual and automatic, we end up identifying with our negative mind, and become depressed or anxious.

We can let those negative thoughts follow their course and take over our lives without ever questioning them, or we may come to see that we have a choice in the matter, and that we can create some boundaries around our negative thinking.

Intentions for the New Year!

Welcome to 2013, and Happy New Year to everyone! From December through the beginning of January I like to think about and write down my intentions for the new year. These intentions help me keep the direction I will need to feel awesome at the end of 2013. I divide my intentions into several areas: Health, Family, Relationship, Personal, Finances, Work, and Social.

Resources for Coping with the Sandy Hook Elementary School Shooting

Like most people, I feel deeply sad and disturbed about the killings of 26 innocent children and adults in Connecticut last Friday. It is hard to remain silent in the midst of so much suffering, and to ignore this feeling of powerlessness and wrongness about it all.

10 Tips for Surviving Holiday Stress

As the holidays approach, you may find yourself busy shopping for a list of gifts online or at the mall, decorating the yard with multicolor lights, attending or hosting holiday parties, or hurrying up to send last minute season's greeting cards to loved ones. All this work in anticipation of the Holidays can be stressful and emotionally draining if you do not take good care of yourself.


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