to Love and Light Therapy, a safe place to process and overcome trauma & reclaim your life. Love and Light Therapy offers a welcoming and safe environment that provides a space for you to work through your trauma, explore new tools to identify, manage and overcome your personal trauma and resulting triggered thoughts and behaviors,… Continue reading Welcome
Is Stress Your Friend?
Trauma Recovery Coach…
As a professional life coach and counselor, specializing in trauma recovery, it is my responsibility to understand your needs and proceed accordingly. Each individual person thinks and behaves in ways that are unique to them, therefore it is imperative to approach each client with fresh eyes and a full tool box. There are many different… Continue reading Trauma Recovery Coach…
Does your Emotional Intelligence Need a Pep Talk?
Does your Emotional intelligence need a pep talk? 11 Signs your Emotional Intelligence needs a Pep Talk -According to Travis Bradberry (2018) 1. Easily stressed 2. Difficulty asserting yourself 3. Limited emotional vocabulary 4. Quick to make assumptions 5. Hole grudges 6. You don’t let go of mistakes 7. Often feel misunderstood 8. Don’t know… Continue reading Does your Emotional Intelligence Need a Pep Talk?
Empathy in Human Services
Empathy and Human Services: a quick discussion Dr. McKnight: "When we can be aware of our own emotions and those of others, we are really demonstrating our emotional intelligence. I think that most of us in the human service field have empathy...without it I don't feel the job would be very appropriate for us" Me:… Continue reading Empathy in Human Services
Life’s Gnats & Life’s Sufferings
"Blocks to satisfaction drain our energy - things we put up with and endure, usually come in a variety of sizes," according to Williams and Menendez (2015). The following is an excerpt from the text Becoming a Professional Life Coach (2015) on the differences between life's gnats and sufferings: "Category 1: The Little Annoyances -… Continue reading Life’s Gnats & Life’s Sufferings
Tall Children Back to the Basics
Tall Children We all need to find our own path, and sometimes taking leaps instead of small steps can cause us to stumble. Taking one step at a time might look different for everyone as we do not all process things the same way or at the same speed. That is what makes our journey… Continue reading Tall Children Back to the Basics
Spiritual Coaching can be centered around a specific faith, such as Christian, Muslim, Hindu, etc., or it can be more "broadly based on getting [the client] in harmony with [their] spiritual nature" (Life Coaching Niche Areas, 2017). Years of experience in the medical field and ministry has given me the opportunity to work with… Continue reading Spiritual Coaching
Fostering Trust & a Willingness to Share
Dr. McKnight: Have you found success in the use of self-disclosure? Me: Yes, I have found much success through the use of self-disclosure. Self-disclosure is a tool that I have used since I was young as a youth leader in my church. Growing up I had amazing people speak into my life and did so… Continue reading Fostering Trust & a Willingness to Share
Life Coaching & Purpose
My personal thoughts and areas of interest in life coaching, life purpose, and helping others.