Have you ever done the Values Sort exercise from Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)? Here is my version: Values Sort & Values Based Decision Making, which I use frequently with clients. The thing about the values list is that all of them are considered positive. It got me thinking about the concept of "opposite positives." … Continue reading What are your Values?
We are all familiar with the ‘Golden Rule’ or ‘treat others as you would like to be treated’ but are you familiar with the ‘Platinum Rule?’ The Golden Rule v. the Platinum Rule If the Golden Rule (GR) is framed as “Do unto others as you would have them do to you,” then the Platinum … Continue reading What is the Platinum Rule?
This post will be a little bit about “What is feng shui?” but also “What is Feng Shui Therapy?” The name of my business, “Wind Over Water,” is actually a play on the words feng shui, which means wind and water in Chinese. I posted about this a while back here. What is Feng Shui? … Continue reading What is Feng Shui Therapy?
"Good fit" is a phrase that therapists use to identify clients that they think will work well with them, and encompasses a lot of things. I am going to try to break it down. Here are some of the considerations: Logistics - virtual or in person therapy availability payment & insurance level of care Demographics … Continue reading What does “Goodness of Fit” Mean?
February Challenge - What YOU Can Do Do y’all remember the old NBC ad campaign for “The More You Know”? Whenever I talk to people about diet culture & weight stigma, I feel like there is a little shooting star over my head with the jingle. Because this is a pervasive problem in our society … Continue reading Why Size Doesn’t Matter, Part 2
In 2023, I hope each of you is able to set goals/intentions/resolutions/etc. and fill your own cup while doing so. We all know you can’t pour from an empty cup! Here are the links to the rest of the series! Reflection - 1/3/23 Rest - 1/6/23 Movement - 1/9 Rituals - 1/12 Connection - 1/16 … Continue reading Fill Your Cup with MINDFULNESS in 2023!
In 2023, I hope each of you is able to set goals/intentions/resolutions/etc. and fill your own cup while doing so. We all know you can’t pour from an empty cup! I have several blog series coming up, but I plan to do a short post on each of these “Fill Your Cup” ideas in the … Continue reading How to FILL YOUR CUP in 2023!
As another year comes to a close, I want to take a moment to tell you that I will be taking a break from the blog for the month - I will be back in January, but this time of year is really busy and I do not have the attention to devote to it … Continue reading The Happy Holidays are Here!
There are a lot of ways that people organize themselves. Time management and productivity are interesting to me, and I have thought a lot about them over the years. I am going to elaborate on three things that have made a difference in how I handle my lists, learned from various sources over the years … Continue reading To-Do Lists – How to manage them without overwhelm