Ask Me: Why can’t I fit in or make friends?

    “Being different, not fitting in is part of our life adventure.  The next step is ours to choose.” Edith D Johnston PhD LPC Feeling like I am different, weird, out of sync with the world, too much or unique:  is a day in day out experience.  For myself, I am an ambivert.  I […]

Overcoming the Sadness of Not Fitting In

When we realize we do not fit in – whether it is at home, with peers, or at work/school, it creates a response within us.  Many times that response is one of sadness.  We can feel like we are all alone in the crowd. Understanding what it is about us that creates the difference of […]

Connecting Eloquently with Others

Connecting eloquently with others – an art of establishing successful communication uniting with others in appropriate intentional expression We have a need to connect with like minds. When we communicate with like minds, where the potential of being understood and able to relate is strong, we can still benefit from eloquence.  Developing relationships involves listening […]

Connecting Eloquently by Expressing You

Expressing your talents, abilities, ideas, creativity or solutions is so very important.  In that expression first you connect eloquently with Self and then continue with others and the world. Expression in any and many formats is about connecting with your internal being and eloquently manifesting your creation.  Providing the clarity and forceful expression of your […]

Connecting Eloquently with Personal Development

We have high abilities; quickly grasp ideas and concepts in specific areas or in multiple areas.  Much seems to come very easy to us.  We automatically want to achieve perfections.  We want to do it all and do it today. Developing our talents, abilities, our persona is a process even with the ease of knowing.  […]

Connect Eloquently with Self Understanding

Our experience can lead us to assume that others have the same way of interacting in the world as we  do.  However, each of us is a unique individual.  Differences exist in:  brain wiring, genetics, characteristics, predispositions physically and personality, beliefs, values, culture, environment, perceptions, point in time, and…  Thus our first step in connecting […]