You’re Better than you Think

Life Reflection: Someone approached me in church today and said, “Girl you’re doing so much when do you slow down?”  I asked what she meant.  She said, “I follow you on FB and I see your posts and you are doing so many great things.  I’m like when does she slow down?”  I smiled, thanked […]

41 Tips on How to Live Life to the Fullest

It amazes me at the astounding number of children that come into my practice needing medication for depression.  I have children who have attempted suicide and many who indulge in self-harm.  Even after countless sessions of working with children and their families, I have realized that most people see the problem and only the problem […]

Marriage Reality Check

Marriage Reality Check It bothers me to watch another woman that doesn’t belong to a befriended man, be his everyday friend in the absence of his wife.  Which is why I don’t like the term “work wife” “work husband”.  Marriages are an everyday fight even on a great day.  When you have a routine with […]

Never Have to Walk Back Your Comments

It amazes me how many times we have to retract our words because they hurt, displeased, or offended someone in the wrong way.  Understanding how people respond to your humor, banter, and general conversation can get overwhelming.  I mean I get it, but there are times I don’t.  It’s like you have to learn to […]

How to Effectively Deal with People

Do you ever feel like you’re compromising to meet the needs of others?  Are you having challenges dealing with difficult people that seem to make things hard?  Or, are you passive when conversing with others and need to learn how to be more aggressive in the right way?  Then you will want to stay tuned […]

Keys to Make your Dreams Come Alive

By Shannon Battle, Clinical Coach Don’t allow your current position to hinder you from fulfilling your purpose. Why aren’t you moving forward?  Have your beliefs turned into action steps? You will never feel like you’re ready for the next level of your great.  You can have the faith and affirmations set in your mind and […]

Hater Mindset!

Understanding the mindset of a HATER Do you really have haters?  People all talk about let the haters hate.  But, what is a hater and what do they hate?  Hate is an emotion fueled by intense feelings that invoke extreme bitterness towards other individuals.  Haters have been bitten by the green-eyed monster that produces venomous […]

Letter to Trauma of Kim Kardashian

Letter to the Traumatized Kim Kardashian I can’t begin to explain the events that took place on the night when I was in Paris.  All I can think about is how I should have been smart enough not to be left alone.  Maybe if I would have stayed behind and not even went to Paris, […]

Loving While You’re Hurting

Why do you stay when everything says you should leave? Hurt is a monster that everyone comes face to face with sometime during their life.  Hurt doesn’t care about your status, upbringing, lifestyle, performance, but it’s a steady condition that will impact each one of us.  Particularly, from those we love the most.  Whether you have dealt with cheating, lying, […]

Relationships Fail Without Goals

What Are Your Relationship Goals? Everyone believes they should have goals for everything in life but personal relationships.  Once you make it to alter then what happens next?  It’s becoming more apparent that divorce becomes an illuminating possibility.  Why?  Couples rarely take the time to establish goals in their relationship.  I remember contributing to an […]