Tag Archives: Life Enhancement Counseling Services in Orlando

High-Five Celebrations

How many years do we give life before we finally stop to enjoy the life we have? This is a tired idea, yet it remains as relevant now as ever before. We spend our lives pursuing the next goal – … Continue reading

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Gender Expansive Identities

Thanks to what Time magazine referred to as The Transgender Tipping Point in their June 2014 cover story featuring Laverne Cox, there is a growing awareness and allyship for the rights and realities of being Transgender in America. Well, that is … Continue reading

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Fix It Now!

When a person first begins therapy, she is likely to say to the therapist, “I just want this feeling/problem/burden to go away. Can you fix it? Now?” Sometimes it’s said in a half-joking half-serious manner, but oftentimes it’s whispered as a desperate … Continue reading

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Eat a Rainbow Daily

Not a day has gone by lately where I haven’t heard at least one person say something like “I need to get back into shape” or “I really need to start eating better.”  Generally this stems from a feeling of … Continue reading

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Perfect As Is

In her book The Gifts of Imperfection, Brené Brown describes what she calls wholehearted living as being “about engaging in our lives from a place of worthiness… No matter what gets done and how much is left undone, I am enough…Yes, I am … Continue reading

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ADHD — The Practical Side

Do you have children? If so, do they struggle with tasks that involve sustained attention or organizational skills? Do they complete their homework, but then forget to turn it in at school?  Does your child get into trouble at school … Continue reading

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Together We Heal

When “I” is replaced by “we,” even illness becomes wellness.  Anonymous Emotions shared with another human being have greater healing powers than when experiencing emotions alone.  Studies show that crying in the presence of another human being has the same … Continue reading

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Can’t You Hear Me?

The way we communicate with others and with ourselves ultimately determines the quality of our lives. –Tony Robbins One of the top reasons couples seek therapy is lack of communication. Talking with your partner seems like it should be the easiest thing … Continue reading

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Your Hero’s Journey

So when you feel like hope is gone, Look inside you and be strong, And you’ll finally see the truth, That a hero lies in you. -Mariah Carey, Hero I had always thought that there were four possible conflicts in literature: Man … Continue reading

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Dogs Have It All Figured Out

Have you ever noticed that dogs seem to be happy and loving no matter what anyone does or says to them? We could all take a lesson from the dogs in our lives. Dogs do not judge, they listen without … Continue reading

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