The holidays are over, and I like to take a moment to reflect. At our house, tradition brings a themed scavenger hunt that leads to a present for our kids, our way of making an event out of giving money as a gift. Writing and hiding the clues—each including directions to the next, along with
We got a late start for breakfast on Sunday morning, which landed us shoulder-to-shoulder with half of Nashville, Indiana in the tiny waiting area of Hobnob Corner. An eighty-something couple followed us as we squeezed through the door; the group behind them were left to wait on the sidewalk. My wife is a serial eavesdropper.
A client shared the following story during session last week and I want to share it with you. It’s about a friend of hers–let’s name him George. George was recently divorced, living alone in an apartment in downtown Indianapolis. He awakened on Christmas morning feeling unloved and lonely. True to tradition, however, he spent Christmas
If you’ve read the opening page sidebar on this blog, you know our writing process. Dr. Rick generates topics and roughs an outline and I (Debi) write a draft. The teamwork cycle commences: researching, editing, rewriting. This week, I’m charging forward on my own. Researching last week’s topic–social anxiety–I discovered that the fear of public
As I often do, I chose this topic in response to recent sessions. This post is specially written for the 1 in 8 people who suffer from social anxiety so intense that it interferes with normal daily activities. Most of us experience some heightened sense of nervousness in social situations but some are so highly