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Self confidence is an inside job

How do you feel about yourself? Are you connecting how you feel with your grades in school, or the credentials and degrees you do or do not have? Is your confidence tied to financial success or the material possessions you own or wish you had? Meeting life’s challenges without feeling victimized, and taking self responsibility is a choice you have…read more →

Panic and anxiety: keys to management

Feelings of panic can come on unexpectedly or at random – no matter how young or old we are. Our emotions – both positive and negative—can be easily triggered by people, places and things. We have all experienced the uneasy feelings of uncertainty. Often when we feel this way, our brain sets a plan of action in motion. Questions arise…read more →

Private & Strictly Confidential Recovery Support Services for High Profile Individuals and their families NYC

Are you or someone you know or love a High Profile Individual who is suffering from Alcoholism, Substance Abuse, OCD or an Eating Disorder and unable to take time off from work or school to attend out patient or Residential Treatment for Support with Recovery? Do you want the best Private, Confidential, and Individualized Recovery Support team available in NYC?…read more →

Coping with Family Conflict

Communication can easily break down in times of conflict especially with those we care about the most. Misunderstandings can easily occur that can cause each member of a family to become defensive or reactive. In times of conflict people can become confused between what will help and what will hurt. Family members can easily misunderstand one another or jump to…read more →

Communicating with Integrity requires Objective Thinking

Ever see a parent in a store admonish their child for not doing what they were told? “STOP IT!” are the words most commonly called out. Stop what? Is what most children think. And then most often they do the opposite in response. Then, perhaps the parent’s words get harsher, or the stance more threatening. “Why can’t you just… behave?”…read more →

Are you caught in a power struggle with your young child or adolescent, a loved one, or business associate?

Resistance—especially from a child—can pack a powerful punch that triggers all sorts of negative emotions. Power struggles can wear adults down long before a child backs down or acquiesces to do whatever it is that is being asked of them—cleaning a room, eating healthy food, doing homework, helping with just about any chore, or just listening in general. Power struggle….read more →

Feelings are not facts

Jealousy, anger, insecurity, fear… we have all experienced these emotions. Sometimes we believe and identify with negative feelings and begin to believe we really are these things – Jealous, Angry, Insecure, Fearful – when in reality, these are just feelings that are constantly changing. Feelings are not facts. Emotional awareness – an awareness of how we feel, not who we…read more →

Food labels…Read between the lines

There’s always a lot of talk about duplicity in the marketing of food. Generally what you find in a box is in some way processed and its freshness compromised or diluted down. Fresh food is just that, fresh. Nourishment is an inside job, what we put in affects how we look and feel. Making good choices gets harder when pretty…read more →

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