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Posts from ‘January, 2015’

Adult Children: Are you a Support or Do You Meddle?

Is there a difference between being a support to your children and being too supportive? Should we as parents be worried?

I am the mom of two wonderful adult children. Both are college educated and on their own. My married son has a great job and he and his wife are financially stable. In fact, they have one little girl and are talking about #2. My single daughter lives 3000 miles away, and I worry about her all the time. Can I draw the line between being the supportive, caring mother, and not the interfering, meddling mom? If I ask too many questions, am I prying?… CONTINUE READING

Change Your Thinking: Now is the Best Time!

Do you understand the power of your mind? Have you wondered why your thoughts about an event are even more important than the event itself? This is crucial because everything you are and everything you have is a result of your thoughts.

Think about this. If you have a car accident, for example, do you anticipate having back and neck problems and get so anxious that you actually have cramps and diarrhea also?

Cognitive-behavioral therapists are trained to help you understand that your thoughts are affecting your moods, behaviors and ultimately your physical body and that you can change your experience by doing some simple, proven techniques.… CONTINUE READING