Dear Mental Health Counselors, Have You Mastered the Art of…Being You?

“Knowing others is intelligence; knowing yourself is true wisdom. Mastering others is strength; mastering yourself is true power.” Lao Tzu Analogy: Imagine that you are an aspiring plumber. You have fixed leaks in your own bathroom faucet by watching YouTube videos. You say to yourself, “This is easy. I can fix other faucets.” So nowContinue reading “Dear Mental Health Counselors, Have You Mastered the Art of…Being You?”

When your life is like a storm

There have been many storms in my life. These “storms” are the struggles I have faced. Sometimes the struggles were like hurricanes; other times the struggles were as manageable as a thunderstorm. Then there was the time when I almost drowned in the storm. What I learned is that if you can find the strengthContinue reading “When your life is like a storm”