Self-Love: What is it Anyway?


January has been designated Self-Love Month. How would you define self-love? How do you know you’re doing it right, or even working toward it? These are the questions I was […]

2020: Lessons Learned


2020 was a helluva year. Most people are looking forward to 2021 so they can put 2020 in their rearview mirror. I don’t blame them… I’m ready to leave 2020 […]

Choosing Me Now & Teamwork

Chossing Me Now

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Self-Esteem and Your Child


Self-esteem isn’t something you can give another person; it’s something they need to cultivate for themselves. However, the environment you create around children can make that task easy or difficult […]

Joy and Self-Care


This is the next installment of my blog series on Strategic Self-Care. Despite being contained within the standard dialogue about self-care, Joy encompasses more than getting mani-pedis, going shopping and […]

Freedom and Self-Care


If you are following my blogs on Strategic Self-Care, then you already know I have an unconventional, Choice Theory approach to the topic, which will be revealed in my forthcoming […]

Significance and Self-Care


Our need for Significance is the focus this week in my series on self-care in anticipation of the publishing of my forthcoming book, Choosing Me Now . You will find […]

5 Steps to Loving Yourself Again

I love me

I’m sure you are all familiar with the concept of loving yourself first. If you don’t love yourself, how can you love someone else? You can’t give away what you […]


Choice Theory _ Reality Therapy

One thing in life is certain: things never stay the same. If you are hoping for a consistent status quo, then I’m afraid you will be disappointed. Just think back […]

Power can be a Wonderful Thing

Since Choice Theory is often about reducing your use of external control, we tend to shy away from admitting we may have a high power need. The power need is […]