Loving Kindness Practice

This loving kindness practice involves silently repeating phrases that offer good qualities to oneself and to others.

Giving Yourself Compassion for a Difficult Situation

Sometimes when clients go through difficult times, it activates their habits of self-judgment. This guided meditation helps one to nurture compassion for oneself in regards to a difficult situation.

Functions of Emotions

Despite what we’re often told, happiness is not the default emotion for humans. The reality is that we need to experience all of our emotions; they each have a purpose. Our emotions provide us information that logic alone cannot give us.

Remember the Date and Celebrate

How often do you find yourself forgetting an important date? Perhaps a birthday, anniversary, important milestone, job interview, or medical appointment?

Within relationships, acknowledging important dates in loved one’s lives has special significance. It shows that you are thinking about them and that you care.

Celebrating special dates with a loved one can be a truly meaningful experience. It can help the other person feel loved and appreciated.


DEARMAN is an acronym to help us effectively advocate for ourselves and improve our interpersonal communication. Use this acronym to broach a difficult conversation with a family member, friend, or at work.