Ask Me: What choice do I have with what is happening in the world?

    “The world around us impacts us but doesn’t determine us.” Edith Johnston PhD LPC   When we look at what is happening in the world we are talking – globally, regionally, and locally.  We are also talking about historically and in the present time. All the events and circumstances that are happening or […]

Ask Me: Why does it feel all wrong?

    “Who we are is up to us.  Discover our values, beliefs, needs.   Analyze the source and impact.  Make a choice.”  Edith Johnston PhD LPC   When we are in a situation or making a decision, are we considering what is important to us before acting?   What is important to us – our values, […]

A New Look on Life

Literally I have just had cataract surgery.  I have gone from seeing 2 fingers at six feet to 20/40 vision in my left eye.  My right eye had been doing all the work.  The depth and breadth of vision is mine again. I find a new look on life is an experience every morning.  Some […]

Adjusting Expectations

  Expectation: A strong belief that something will happen or be the case in the future A belief that someone will or should achieve something The act or state of looking forward or anticipating Assumption, belief, destiny, possibility, intention, presumption, likelihood    Expectations?????? Expectations can motivate us or discourage us.  Expectations come from within and without.  […]

How To

It is not whether you can or can’t It is figuring out ‘How To’

Dot to Dot, Big Picture LOL

The current trend is adult coloring books.  There are also adult dot to dot books that replicate significant art pieces.  These involve in lots of details and singular focus.  We delve in to enjoy the wonders of childhood again.  We gain some fun and relaxation.  We laugh at the idea and then it works for […]