Obstacles to Making Good Life Choices

People often have a sense of failure when they make important life decisions that don’t work out as they hoped they would. But blaming yourself often prevents you from recognizing the real obstacles that get in the way of… Read More

Can My Past Keep Me From Making Good Choices in Life?

People who struggle as adults with whether or not they are making good choices in life need to look to their past, such as childhood issues connected to their families. I provide several examples of these issues, with… Read More

How Therapy Can Help You Make Positive Life Choices

In my last few posts, I’ve talked about self-sabotage—what it is and why some people are particularly susceptible to it. In my experience, people who self-sabotage fall into two broad categories. Some experienced significant abuse in their childhoods…. Read More

How Self-Sabotage Keeps You From Making Good Life Choices

Does it ever seem as if you are on a roll, about to achieve your goals or dreams, when something happens to derail your plans? Is this a pattern that occurs again and again in your life? It… Read More

Self Confidence and Finding Your Life Passion

Have you felt pressure from family, friends, or teachers to find your life passion? Do you feel like you’re trying to catch up, while others have already found what they want to do? A recent article in the… Read More

Why Do I Have Trouble Making Positive Choices?

Have you ever wished for something greater in your life, only to find yourself unable to actually meet your goals? In some instances, does it even feel wrong for you to have success of any kind? There is… Read More

So Many People I Know Feel Like They’re Constantly on Overload at Work. Are There any Guidelines for Making Positive Choices About My Work Life?

In our busy world today, there are lots of things that we have to juggle: work, family, and other obligations. In fact, we may even feel that we are proud to be busy all of the time. However,… Read More

Can I Increase My Self-Confidence and Find My Life Path Later in Life?

A recent article in the New York Times talks about people who found their direction later in life. What did you like about this article? I think the most important take-away from the article is to never give… Read More

How Do I Know if I’m Making a Good Choice of Workplace?

A recent article in the New York Times discusses new research, showing how the way our personal needs are met at work, relates to our job satisfaction and performance. What were some of the points you liked in… Read More

How Can I Make Life Choices that Increase Self-esteem?

How do the decisions we make affect our self-esteem? I recently read an article about decision-making and self-esteem that makes a really interesting point. It says that when we’re making important decisions, we often only think about practical… Read More