I gardened again this summer and fall. As we reached the end of September, our temperatures have rapidly dropped and it was this week that we largely lost most of the vegetables and fruits to the freezing temperatures. Cold temperatures may be killing the majority of crops, but winter is only a matter of perspective.
GARDENING AS A METAPHOR FOR LIFE
By Kimberly Carroll, MA, LPC, LADC
There is something simple and wonderful about a garden, where at the end of the day, we know there was success when the vegetables are growing and are plentiful. We often forget how this happened and so automatically move into remembering the wonders of the harvest, forgetting the efforts that led to the success.
SIGNS YOU MAY BENEFIT FROM COUNSELING
It is nice that in the world today people can walk into any mental health counseling office and not feel the stigma that once existed. Going to counseling today does not mean that something is wrong with you, but just that you have decided to move forward in a more effective way and you have sought help in doing so. So when is the right time to seek services? Read on to see some of the signs that you may benefit from counseling beyond the giant milestone, red flags-waving life events.
10 TIPS TO SEND TO SOMEONE WHO IS INCARCERATED
Are you a professional who has clients in jail or prison, or is a person you care about currently incarcerated? You may be wondering how can you better help someone in prison or jail? How can they do it different and get it right this time? Encountering a re-entry date can be scary, for many because of all the changes on the outside that may have happened and all of the emotional changes that have occurred, positive and negative while incarcerated. Here are the tips you are looking for, straight forward and easy. Reach out, and pass this free blog along! Make a difference prior to their re-entry and release. Copy, print and send it off now!
9 Ways To Help Your Loved One Be Successful in Re-entry (Psst! PASS IT ON!)
Do you have a loved one who is currently incarcerated or will be going to jail or prison? It is easy to feel discouraged or helpless, but here are some tips that you can begin thinking about ahead of time! Help make this time count! You may be wondering what you can do to help your loved one who is behind bars. Check out these 9 ways you can help their release and re-entry be more successful.
10 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Day
Check out these 10 easy tips to help you feel better emotionally and physically and accomplish more. Following these can help you to be more productive, identify priorities, begin looking at setting SMART goals, feel healthier and how to prioritizing yourself is a priority, not an option. This may include surrounding yourself with positive people more. What life changes will you need to make? Start reading and begin evaluating where you need to step it up!
5 Benefits of Putting Your Electronic Devices Down
Understand these 5 benefits from turning off or putting away your devices and improve your health, relationships and parenting today! Are you wanting to improve relationships with your teenage son, daughter or increase bonding with your toddlers? You want to do this in a matter of minutes? Yes! That is what I am suggesting! Along with this, these tips can help you improve your self- esteem and enhance your self-concept. You can start begin building authentic relationships with just one easy step, learn more here what can be achieved by you just 'putting it down'!