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What’s On My Bookshelf: The Assertiveness Guide for Women – How to Communicate Your Needs, Set Healthy Boundaries and Transform Your Relationships

What’s On My Bookshelf: The Assertiveness Guide for Women – How to Communicate Your Needs, Set Healthy Boundaries and Transform Your Relationships

I first heard about Dr. Julie De Azevedo Hanks, PhD, LCSW book on assertiveness from a client that I’m working with. Can I say, what a great recommendation! This was a book that was accessible to counselors and clients alike. Her coaching in self-exploration of your...
Brightening the Holidays

Brightening the Holidays

The holiday season can be a mixed experience for many. For some, it’s a season of stress, grief, conflict, or an odd mix of joy and sadness wrapped up in an annoying flashy bow. So many things come into play: family dynamics, increased financial obligations, to-do...
Once Upon a Time

Once Upon a Time

Oh, the Disney Movies I have seen. Growing up in Ukraine, I remember one of my favorite things to do moments was to wake up early on Saturday mornings on Saturday morning and watch Disney movies. Watching television was a luxury, so I cherished each opportunity I had....
Overreacting

Overreacting

We’ve probably all been there. We hear some news or are on the receiving end of some tough information, and we find ourselves overflowing with a big reaction. Before long, someone tells us that we’re overreacting and need to calm down, which basically only ever makes...