What is support?

I am moving slowly through this list of best practices from the perspective of the therapist.  I’m trying to add in my perspective as a client.  Hopefully, it comes off as helpful and not confusing.  I know that with the hundreds of conversations I had with my counselor there were several times that he understood…

When family helps

At first, I wasn’t going to share this article.  Not everyone comes from a supportive family.  Then I thought about how supportive and loving my husband and children are to me.  I sometimes focus so much on the past I forget the blessings I have in the present.  This article gives some great suggestions when…

Backing off

I backed off from all things computer.  I am refocusing on family, friends and sanity.  My friend let me review the mess I tumble into.  It wasn’t actually my mess but choices of others affected me in a negative way.  Work went from mildly stressful to job hunting to didn’t want to get out of…

Over Whelmed

My husband and I sat down yesterday and listed all the stress that have hit in the last 2 weeks.  Some were positive, happy family moments, others were negative, rattling my cage, unnerving.  We talked and talked.  I am choosing to make some changes.  I realized that I was pushing too hard to overcome triggers…