Change is tough and the progress is often slower than we expect which can become discouraging. In Part One of this series, I wrote about some of the thoughts that I share with my clients when they are struggling to make progress towards their goals as quickly as they’d like. In today’s post, I’d like to share the wisdom of others. Continue reading When Change Does Not Happen As Fast As You’d Like….(Part 2)
As a parent, we are constantly being given messages about what we should or shouldn’t do with our children. It can certainly become overwhelming. My approach when working with parents is to share information that I have based on my training and experience, but also to empower parents to reflect on their own experiences and knowledge of their children in order to figure out how the information fits for them. In today’s post, I am sharing some parenting quotes, but I have also added a twist of including at least one reflection question to consider with the quotes. Some of the parenting quotes I’ve shared may really connect with you and some may not. That is ok. This post is more about the reflection questions than the actual quotes.
I’ve made a personal commitment to make self care a priority in 2015. I hope that some of you will join me by doing the same.
As a mother of young children, I know it is hard for parents to make time for themselves.
As a therapist, I know it is hard for those in the helping professions to make time for themselves, too.
It is important that we take care of ourselves, too! We need to do it for our own well being. Additionally, we need to take care of ourselves in order to make sure we are in a good place to be there for our families and/or those who we support through our work.
Here are some self care quotes to inspire you:
“It’s not selfish to love yourself, take care of yourself, and to make your happiness a priority. It’s necessary.” – Mandy Hale