Double-Check Your Perceptions

perception

I was recently reminded of how faulty our perceptions can be, particularly in our relationships and especially in our digital communication. Perception is affected by so many variables, starting with […]

Goals for 2023

Goals 2023

If you have a system for how you set your annual goals at the beginning of the year, I bet you’re excited about the possibilities for 2023. It’s true for […]

Preparing for a New Year

New year

This year, as I am writing my fifth book, Mental Freedom, 2023 is unfolding as my year of preparation. I have always had a strong drive to create new material and […]

Lessons from 2022

Kim Olver

At the end of the year, I like to look back at the lessons I learned—they are always plentiful. I like to challenge the adage, “You can’t teach an old […]

Family of the Heart

With the holiday season approaching, many of us are making plans to be with family or are longing for family and unable to get home. While this is true for […]

Gratitude 2022

gratitude

Despite the controversy surrounding Christopher Columbus and the USA’s Thanksgiving holiday, it is hard to find a problem with the idea of giving thanks or gratitude—especially in November, National Gratitude […]

Improve Your Mental and Emotional Health

October is Mental Health Awareness and Emotional Awareness Month. When I heard that, I thought to myself, What’s the difference? I always thought that if you are mentally healthy, then […]

Improving Your Mental Health

mental health

If you read my last blog and have been wondering how to move along the mental health continuum from distress to peace, this is what you’ve been waiting for. Last […]

Five Steps out of Couple Conflict

Whenever it comes time for me to write a blog, I think back over the trends I’ve been seeing in my clients. Recently, I’ve had several couples with similar conflict-resolution […]

Work/Life Balance: A New Model

Angry girl

With September being designated as “Self-Improvement Month,” I wanted to write about a new model for work/life balance. Forget about trying to achieve some magical balancing point between your life […]