Who are you?: Identity after Trauma

Who are you? Identity after Trauma Life takes each of us through natural significant developmental stages of transitions (infancy, toddler, childhood, adolescence, emerging adulthood, retirement, etc.). Each of these transitional stages requires us to develop a new part of our identity. This can be complicated by a plethora of decisions [...]

By |2019-11-05T16:38:39-06:00July 28th, 2019|Anxiety, Identity|0 Comments

Negative Belief Systems: The Joy Robber

Negative Belief Systems: The Joy Robber I want to tackle the concept of negative belief systems and the joy robber that they are. Negative belief systems are created from life experiences. More on that topic here (The two sides to every life story: The significance of self-talk). Here is how [...]

By |2019-11-05T18:11:10-06:00June 14th, 2018|Identity|2 Comments

I Got Divorced. Who am I?

Marriage unites two lives bringing together two people who create daily habits together, they marry into one another’s families, they share time with friends, and possibly even children (together or blended). You identify as a spouse, you share private information and develop hobbies and past times together. It’s beautiful, until [...]

By |2019-11-06T20:45:25-06:00February 18th, 2017|Divorce, Identity|0 Comments

Introversion: Your Superpower

Introversion is not something that is widely celebrated or even understood. When was the last time you read a job description that said something like “do you like to isolate, live inside your own head, and feel overwhelmed by other people? Well, this is the job for you!” I don’t [...]

By |2019-11-06T22:47:57-06:00October 1st, 2016|Identity|0 Comments

Do NOT Be Normal

Okay, here is a quick 1, 2, punch! Stop comparing your life to everyone else’s around you, you are not them… YOU ARE UNIQUELY YOU! If I could challenge you with anything it would be to replace the word normal with the word healthy. “Is my relationship normal?” but listen [...]

By |2019-11-07T22:34:56-06:00August 19th, 2016|Identity|0 Comments

Beautifully Imperfect

 Can I just be real for a minute? I am not even sure if this qualifies as a blog, a journal, or hate mail, but if you’ll hang with me for a second I am about to get very real about something that is on my heart. Last night I [...]

By |2019-11-09T18:29:56-06:00October 12th, 2015|Identity|0 Comments